Archive for February, 2017
The number of people facing “long waits” for hospital treatment in England has more than doubled in the past four years, figures show. Patients needing routine care such as knee and hip replacements are meant to be treated in 18 weeks under NHS rules. But the numbers waiting longer than that now top 350,000 – […]
Posted: February 5th, 2017 under Accident & Emergencies, Care Professionals, Cosmetic Surgery, Doctors, Exercise, GPs, Health, Health Direct, health insurance, Health Professionals, Healthcare, NHS, Nurses, Patients, postcode lottery, Private Healthcare, Uncategorized, Waiting Times.
There are calls for more to be done to stop people smoking at hospitals and promote healthy living. Health boards say they are powerless to enforce smoking bans on their grounds as they are not yet backed up by law. BMA Cymru said a decision had to be made on whether hospitals were “places of […]
Posted: February 1st, 2017 under Accident & Emergencies, Drugs, GPs, Health, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Health Websites, Healthcare, Hygiene, NHS, Patients, postcode lottery, Private Healthcare, smokers, Uncategorized.