Tag: "memo" at medical news
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...d about the pattern of complaints that they sent a memo
to hospital executives in September, detailing 21 steps they should take to improve care of psychiatric patients in ERs, including reducing waiting times, using trained mediators, and further training staff in techniques to calm patients. But patie...
Angelina Jolie Wants No Fewer Than 14 Kids!
...n a contract before talking to her. "There was a memo
that went out to ask people if they would sign it that said, 'Don't get into personal questions, focus on the movie,' and things like that. It was from my representative trying to be protective of me, but it was excessive and I wouldn't have put it o...
Crackdown on Dirty Hospitals in UK
...department of health official admitted in a leaked memo
published last January that the Government's target to halve MRSA rates by 2008 might never be met. The latest move follows a pledge by David Nicholson, chief executive of the NHS, to make reducing hospital infections one of his top four priorities ...
Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science
"Doubt is our product," stated a tobacco industry memo
from 1969. For half a century, the tobacco industry tried to muddy// the link between smoking and cancer. Now, with that effort long since failed, cigarette producers facing dozens of potentially ruinous lawsuits are once again attempting to manufact...
A Secret Dossier Predicts Major Changes At NHS, England
...ses// and strikes. A copy of a secret Government memo
on pay and workforce strategy reveals that 37000 posts are in danger as the Government desperately seeks to lower the NHS wages bill with a 2.7 per cent cut in the workforce. NHS reveals that by 2011 there will be 3,200 more consultants than there ...
Surgery cancellations in Queens land Hospital
...rgency surgeries for the cancellations. The leaked memo
points to a shortage of staff, such as nurses and ...s 6000 people waiting for elective surgery... this memo
cancels 1800 of these 6000 people. It’s a disaster for the patients – it may well mean that some of ...
JIPMER Docs In 48-Hour Strike
...of Resident Doctors said that they had submitted a memo
to the government to have a more practical look at the whole issue, which is threatening to snowball into a crisis. The OPD was thrown off-balance due to the strike, but emergency cases were still attended by the doctors. Patients who came for routin...
US Government Authorizes CDC To Detain Sick Travelers
...d cargo infected with a communicable disease," the memo