HEALTH service privateers are ripping off patients and relatives by charging extortionate prices for making phone calls and watching TV, figures from hospitals published today reveal.
One privateer, Hospedia, screwed more than £20 million out of patients and relatives last year...
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
A MIDLANDS hospital trust is under investigation after it was found to have a backlog of more than 11,000 X-ray examinations, it was revealed yesterday.
Scans used to diagnose serious health problems for more than 10,000 patients have not been assessed and written up.
Thursday 11th Aug 2016
MENTAL health patients are more prone to “poorer” experiences during hospital stays, a new NHS poll warned yesterday.
According to a survey of more than 83,000 inpatients, doctors are less likely to involve those with mental health issues or learning disabilities in...
Thursday 9th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
FAST FOOD in hospitals undermines the health of NHS workers who do not have the use of kitchen facilities during overnight shifts, health union Unison warned yesterday.
Takeaways, fizzy drinks and unhealthy snacks from vending machines are often the only food available for nurses and...
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Unite: Burden of privatisation led to spiral of deficit and debt
Thursday 7th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
TWELVE hospitals were left without a spare bed available last weekend as the NHS funding crisis worsens, new official figures revealed yesterday.
Some of London’s largest trusts were running at full capacity, with all of the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust’s 969...
Saturday 12th Dec 2015
Bosses banned staff from buying vital stationery supplies
Thursday 22nd Oct 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
BOSSES at Manchester’s Christie hospital have been accused of ignoring warnings that staff, patients and visitors were in danger of exposure from deadly asbestos for a decade.
Specialist firm Asbestos Contracting Ltd (ACL) reported in August this year that managers had known for...
Saturday 17th Oct 2015