Rising numbers of NHS hospitals charging disabled patients to park

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Rising numbers of NHS hospitals are charging disabled patients and visitors for parking, official figures show. The statistics reveal that 139 hospital sites insist on […]

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust back in special measures

October 13, 2017 admin 0

A mental health trust has been put back in special measures after its board “failed” to address serious concerns raised since 2014, a report says. […]

Sepsis guidance from NICE “unachievable” given NHS workforce pressures

September 28, 2017 admin 2

  NICE quality standards on sepsis are “unachievable” with current staff shortages, a senior acute medic has warned. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society […]

New insight into how excess belly fat may increase cancer risk

September 13, 2017 admin 0

“Belly fat releases proteins that fuel the growth of malignant [cancerous] cells,” the Mail Online reports. It’s long been known that obesity is an independent […]

‘Lonely’ disabled boy ‘unable to play with school friends’ after NHS refuses him powered wheelchair because “social interaction” isn’t medical requirement

September 8, 2017 admin 0

A four-year-old boy with a rare killer disease is unable to “run around” with his friends after the NHS refused to fund a new powered […]

NHS launches £100m drive to recruit foreign GPs

September 1, 2017 admin 0

The NHS in England is to pay recruitment agencies £100m as part of a huge international drive to boost the number of GPs. Contracts have […]

Do I have to understand jam-making to be a nurse?

August 25, 2017 admin 0

Polina Ralutin thinks the language test is too difficult Polina Ralutin was an experienced nurse in the Philippines and keen to take up a post […]

Alcohol linked to an increased risk of skin cancer

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned,” the Mail Online reports. “Drinking just one […]

NHS to fund baby Oliver’s US heart operation

August 9, 2017 admin 0

The family of a baby boy who have been fundraising for him to have life-saving heart surgery in the US has been told the NHS […]