Navigation Links
Cleanliness Standards Dropped In NHS Hospitals – Patient Report

A survey on NHS hospitals revealed falling standards of cleanliness despite Government promises to clean dirty wards//.

Comparing to 56 percent people in 2002, only 52 percent reported about clean wards. Simultaneously about 51 percent in 2003 said lavatories were very clean, but only 46 percent this year. Contradicting the above, the annual NHS patients' survey reported high levels of general satisfaction with the health service.

Availability of nurses was good, only 60 per cent said. And some patients complained about lack of information before discharge.

Same as previous, records were got for foods availability in hospital as 54 percent saying good or very good, a third saying fair and 15 per cent saying poor.

About a quarter complained, about no contact numbers were given, two fifths got no information on side effects of their drugs, 40 per cent were given no information about ‘danger signals’ after surgery. But about 92 per cent and 80 per cent stated ‘excellent’, ‘very good’ or ‘good’ for care and dignity in treatment respectively.

The chief executive in the Healthcare Commission(which takes over the survey), Anna Walker, says patients are to be thanked for their comments on hospital staff despite its complaints.

Patients Associations’ spokesman exclaimed about the claims on cleanliness.

A more serious issue from the patients surveyed was about cleanliness and it needs to tackled correctly to provide standards in cleanliness, disease and infection control - said Dr Gill Morgan, the chief executive of the NHS Confederation.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cleanliness might lead to Asthma
2. Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene –The Mantra to Prevent Food Poisonin
3. Three Scottish Hospitals Fail To Meet Cleanliness Standards: NHS
4. Researchers Feel The Need For Standards Of Practice In Immunoglobulin Therapy
5. DMAA to Develop Disease Management Standards by December
6. Setting Standards: Benchmark Medical Tests to Gauge Accuracy of Medical Tests
7. Medical Colleges, Confident of Meeting Standards Before 90-days deadline
8. International Food Standards Meet Set For Chiang Mai Bangkok
9. Government Warned Against Dilution of Medical Standards
10. Pepsi Offers to Work with CSE for Maintaining Stricter Standards
11. Three Scottish Hospitals Fail To Meet Cleanliness Standards: NHS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... enough sleep affects much more than energy – it also has mental and physical benefits. ... motor reaction time, which can increase the risk of having a car accident. , ... the NSF to help you sleep better and feel better:, , ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... http://www.wiredlifesolutions.com , “Computers are everywhere and they’re here to stay,” said ... Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America sponsored by Nature’s Tears® ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 , ... The ... board members and officers for 2017-2018. The annual board election process has been in ... a volunteer basis. , Thomas C. Dickerson, Ed.D., FACHE, succeeds Jim Hamilton, MHA, CMM, ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Children and adolescents who ... experiences than children in the general population. That’s because foster care is designed ... family challenges. While no fault of their own, youth who have experienced trauma ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Harbor, Md. (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 ... ... Care Association of America (UCAOA) and College of Urgent Care Medicine will host ... 2017 workshops, sessions and speakers will help those in the industry adapt to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017  AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical ... chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients with ... compensated cirrhosis (Child-Pugh A) achieved sustained virologic response ... its investigational, pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P). These ... 12 weeks of G/P treatment without ribavirin. Patients ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... Sweden , April 20, 2017 ... NEVPF) ("NeuroVive") today announced positive preclinical results ... preclinical compound for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), in ... NV556 has previously shown ... NASH model. Today, NeuroVive,s scientists present novel ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 Cardiology devices segment ... projected period The Cardiology Devices segment is likely ... US$ 15 Mn in 2018 over 2017. By the end ... market valuation close to US$ 700 Mn, expanding at a ... segment dominated the Asia Pacific reprocessed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: