NHS urges parents to vaccinate flu ‘super-spreader’ children

November 27, 2017 admin 0

NHS England is urging parents to vaccinate “super-spreader” children against flu so grandparents and other vulnerable relatives will be less at risk over the Christmas […]

NHS chiefs leave posts vacant in order to save cash, MSPs are told

November 17, 2017 admin 0

NHS bosses are deliberately avoiding filling vacant positions for up to a year in a bid to make savings, MSPs have been told. The public […]

Disabled boy set for £18m NHS compensation

November 15, 2017 admin 0

The boy suffered a rare form of brain damage after being born at Birmingham Women’s Hospital A boy left severely disabled after midwives failed to […]

Severely disabled boy to receive £10.5m compensation from NHS

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Lawyers said he was starved of oxygen when his delivery was delayed at Great Western Hospital in Wiltshire. Photo: Barry Bachelor/PA Archive A boy left […]

Jeremy Hunt faces legal action over attempts to ‘Americanise’ the NHS

November 4, 2017 admin 0

  Legal action is being taken against Jeremy Hunt and the Department of Health over their proposals to restructure the NHS, The Independent can reveal. […]

‘Radical changes’ needed to £1bn stroke care

October 31, 2017 admin 0

About 66,000 people in Wales live with the effects of stroke Caring for people who have suffered from stroke is costing Wales £1bn annually, according […]

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 […]