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2013-09-10 10:26:48

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.

2013-08-19 23:04:52

Author Elizabeth Emberton exposes past corruption, intrigue in UK healthcare system. Torquay, England (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Elizabeth Emberton exposes

2013-07-11 11:13:35

Chancellor George Osborne has announced an increase in health spending of 1.9% for 2015/16, but taking inflation into account the true figure will be just 0.1%.

2013-07-11 11:12:19

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.

2013-07-02 10:55:41

One in five UK NHS staff report bullying by colleagues, with almost half saying they have witnessed bullying, in the past six months.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.