Tag: "trusts" at medical news
‘Unpredictability’ Should Mark Health-Care Inspections &Targes
...rnal, which also carries the annual ratings of NHS trusts
in England, since 2001. According to statistics, i...eptible in terms of the response time by ambulance trusts
as well as the patients in waiting for elective surgery. "Nobody would want to return to the NHS per...
Government Initiatives To Halt Child Obesity, Needs Clarity Of Purpose
... the table. The proposed guideline of primary care trusts
for measuring children was published as late as January, which essentially means that youngsters will be assessed not until summer to make the results available only during the next year. The mantle of responsibility belongs to the Department of He...
Single Women with Baby Cravings Can Actually Cradle their Own, Courtesy NHS
... Camden will be listed as perhaps one of the first trusts
in the country to take a bold yet highly controver... this will set a precedent and would inspire other trusts
to take cues from this bold move. Presently, all focus has been given to treatment for childless cou...
Norfolk PCTs To Offer Herceptin
... therapeutic advisory groups, and the primary care trusts
have backed the package," confirmed Simon Pain, consultant breast surgeon at the N&N. "About one in five women with breast cancer will be sensitive to Herceptin. We will test every breast cancer patient for it and if they are sensitive to it and it n...
Operation ‘Job Cut’: 1000 Jobs to be chopped By Hospital Managemet
...ension of a possible rippling affect on other such trusts
that are facing a similar money crunch. The overal...ies. This could happen at any of the hospitals and trusts
that are having deficits and, as we know, there's a number of them that are in deficit." The chief...
Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts
...lius Bentley Sr, has a confession: He's afraid. He trusts
God wouldn't send another hurricane this way. Still, he can't seem to keep his equilibrium or to shake the fear that he's doing all this work for nothing. Every time it starts to rain, it gets you to feeling funny, He gestured at the wreckage of his...
NHS in Welsh under a huge debt of ￡70
...dio Wales and said by him, "If you talk to the NHS trusts
and the local health boards they're being saddled with responsibilities for which they're not getting the money. A very clear example of that is when the Royal College of Nursing told me that the new agenda for change programme for the nursing profes...
Nurses Help Sought To Check Teenage Pregnancies In English Schools
...eir parents' permission. Among 302 primary care trusts
across the country, around 2,400 girls aged 13 or younger received the morning-after pill last year. However, teenage pregnancies are continuing to rise despite a 40-million pound government campaign to reduce the problem. Sexually transmitted dis...
Charging Car Park Fees From Cancer Patients Is Morally Wrong, Says Macmillan Cancer Relief
...s// for the use of car parks. The BBC reports that trusts
had made up to ￡1.5 million a year by charging for...ed the income from the car parks from three health trusts
on four hospital sites; the two sites of the University Hospital Birmingham, the Birmingham and Soli...
Expert nurses in their field have their jobs under thereat!
...d health charities. // According to them some NHS trusts
have identified them as a "soft target". Those senior nurses who have expertise in diabetes, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, or a range of other long-term problems are specialist nurses. This follows the news by BBC survey that the overall health ser...
NHS Forced to Borrow Money at Rates of 10 percent
...e charge on borrowing could be 10% while those NHS trusts
that invested their profits could receive interest...osal has brought about wide criticism from several trusts
as this would ultimately penalize those institutions that were least able to pay. The move follows...
British Hospitals Face Financial Crisis
...osses in the NHS are said to be nearly 7,000 in 22 trusts
and hospitals in different parts of the country. New work rules have compounded the situation for them as now they can no longer work as part of "permit free training", and need work permits. Britain's health authorities are faced with higher num...
Cancer Patients Protest For Free Drug Treatment
...tricia Hewitt has meanwhile urged the primary care trusts
(PCT) not refuse Herceptin treatment on the basis of cost. A group of cancer patients from Shropshire have said they intend to take their fight to be given Herceptin to the European courts. Certain health authorities have approved funding for the t...
One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract
...er unless agreements with their local primary care trusts
(PCTs) were reached. Rosie Winterton, a health minister, said those who signed the contract represented 96 % of NHS dental services in England. She also said that the work previously done by those who had refused to sign had been re-allocated and P...
More Than ￡500m Wasted On Drugs; MP Blames NH
...aking a mess of the financial resources while many trusts
have been struggling to strike a balance. In response, said that it did not recognize the quoted figures. Increasing pressure over some health ministers regarding management of NHS finances is said to have set the stage for the above criticism. Las...
Hospitals Facing Huge Losses From Healthy Patients Yet To Discharge
...e NHS has asked the local authorities and hospital trusts
have to work together to make sure well patients are discharged promptly, but in these two cases Hampshire County Council is not directly involved. From 2004 the NHS has been collecting a fine of ￡100 per day from the councils if they fail to organis...
European Medicines Agency (EMEA) Recommends Herceptin For Early Stage Breast Cancer
...ell and the UK has seen a number of women drag NHS trusts
to court over refusal to fund the drug. Health Sec...drug, if the doctors had recommended it. But NHS trusts
continued to refuse the drug, forcing patients to seek refuge in court. Ann Marie Rogers of Swindon,...
MPs Term New Out of Hours Medical Care as ‘Shambolic
...standards. The NAO report also found only 21% of trusts
were able to show that they had given a face-to-face consultation at a patient's home within one hour for urgent cases. About of half of the PCTs simply did not have the information making it difficult to be sure that patients' safety had not been ...
Head Of The Church Of England Asks NHS To Respect Patient Needs
...y concerns that the budget-driven approach of some trusts
was having a detrimental effect both on staff and patients. And he even warned that in a budget-driven service staff could feel "subtle pressures" towards helping expensive and resource-intensive terminally ill patients to die. He said: "A target-o...
Even Hospitals Not Drug Proof
...ducted a sample survey of some dozen mental health trusts
and asked them the steps they would take if they found any drugs on wards. NHS trusts
have reported that they would not automatically contact the police....
1 2 3 4 5 6