Archive for August, 2016
The NHS has failed to investigate the unexpected deaths of more than 1,000 people since 2011 according to a new report. It blames a “failure of leadership” at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and that the deaths of mental health and learning disability patients were not properly examined. Southern Health said it “fully accepted” the quality […]
Posted: August 20th, 2016 under Health Direct, Health Professionals, Healthcare, Mental Health, National Health Service, NHS, NHS Deaths, postcode lottery, Uncategorized.
Tags: Health Direct, National Health Service, NHS, NHS Deaths, postcode lottery, preventable crisis
The UK is paying less for new cancer drugs than a number of other high income countries, according to a report in The Lancet Oncology. While the UK, Greece, Spain and Portugal pay the least, on average, for the drugs they use, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland pay the most. The authors said more transparency was […]
Posted: August 8th, 2016 under Cancer, Drugs, Health Direct, NHS Cash Shortages, postcode lottery, Private Healthcare, Uncategorized.
Tags: drugs classification, Health Direct, nhs cash shortages, private health