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A policy of higher NHS spending in deprived areas compared with affluent areas is associated with a reduction in absolute health inequalities from causes amenable to healthcare in England.
BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow
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Extended Healthcare Services Available to Meet Needs of Local Residents Pearland, TX (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 In the Pearland area, local residents
A lack of clearly defined goals, a surfeit of box ticking and regulation, and highly variable staff support are stifling the almost universal desire to provide high quality care in the English NHS, finds the largest ever analysis of its culture and behaviors, published online in BMJ Quality & Safety.
Some CCGs have tightened the thresholds for access to "low priority" surgery such as hernia and joint problems, while others have introduced new systems to restrict the flow of patients being sent to hospital.
Patients battling cancer have a better experience of care at hospitals that employ more cancer specialist nurses.
Death in hospital remains very common for cancer patients in developed countries.
Children under 16 make up less than 1% of participants in national NHS patient surveys.