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Ageism in the NHS is stopping some older cancer patients getting the best treatments, a charity has warned. Nearly half of
Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen dramatically, according to a report. Satisfaction with the way the NHS runs fell
The General Medical Council has reported that one in six people on prescription medication are given incorrect doses during consultations with their GP. Common errors found include insufficient or incomplete information on the prescription along with dose and the timing of doses, calling for immediate review and monitoring of the current system.
Footage of an Alzheimer's sufferer being repeatedly beaten by a member of staff at a care home will be screened on Monday
A 94-year-old man discharged alone at 1am and an 80-year-old man sent home wearing just pyjamas, who died several hours later
Hundreds of millions will be spent on "state of the art" NHS equipment and buildings, the Prime Minister has announced. David
GPs have been over-paid millions of pounds for patients who have moved practice, died or been forced to leave the country
One in 10 GPs believe their patients may have died as a result of poor hospital care, according to a survey that paints a
But the NHS is large, operationally and technically complex, close to the public's heart and contains ranks of organised stakeholders with diverse views. With public satisfaction levels at an all-time high, creating a mandate for change on the huge scale envisaged by the White paper was always going to be hard. Add in the bomb of explicitly promoting more competition and the backdrop of a very challenging budget settlement for the NHS, a coalition government, and the difficulty multiplies.
More than half of high-risk patients undergoing surgery do not receive good care, according to a study which paints a "disturbing
Press Association -- There has been a jump in the number of patients waiting more than six weeks for key tests over the past