Stormy weather for Labour's NHS reforms
- Mental health trusts top NHS table in annual assessment. // Community Care;10/25/2007, Issue 1696, p11
The article reports on the release of the annual performance assessment of the National Health Service (NHS) by the British Healthcare Commission in November 2007. The Commission claims that mental health trusts are outperforming NHS counterparts but are likely to face a tougher performance...
- NHS misses hospital IT roll-out target. Clark, Lindsay // Computer Weekly;11/7/2006, p8
The article reports that according to Connecting for Health of the British National Health Services (NHS), only four acute hospital trusts in Great Britain out of 22 promised went live with new IT systems under the National Programme for IT (NPfIT). Connecting for Health is responsible for...
- Trusts fear effects of NHS tariff changes. Shifrin, Tash // Public Finance;2/26/2010, p9
The article focuses on the fear among hospital trusts that they could lose 7% of their income due to changes in the treatments tariff of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain.
- Having fewer hospital beds does not mean less health care. Eaton, Lynn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/27/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7552, p1229
The article reports on a briefing paper issued by the National Health Service Confederation of Great Britain that argues that although the number of beds in NHS hospitals is falling, the amount of health care being provided has not been reduced. According to Gill Morgan, chief executive of the...
- Accident and infection charts put on display to motivate ward team. Harrison, Sarah // Nursing Standard;2/27/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p9
The article reports on the accident and infection charts put on public display to motivate ward team in Great Britain. The measures are being taken at Barnsley Hospital National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust as part of the government's Productive Ward initiative. The charts are displayed...
- NHS Managers: Should they be ashamed? Jowitt, Margaret // Midwifery Matters;Summer2010, Issue 125, p3
In this article the author reflects on the reputation of managers in the National Health Service (NHS) of Great Britain. It is argued that there is no problem with government policy but there is a problem with the way it is implemented. It is noted that hospital managers have been swayed by...
- Homoeopathy associated with improvements in health. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;May2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1068, p75
The article reports on the pilot data collection study within a program of quality of assurance, improvement and development across all five homoeopathic hospitals in the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. The study aims to sample the range of medical complaints that secondary-care...
- The proof that NHS chief 's 'super A&E' centres can seriously damage your health. Stephen Adams // Mail on Sunday;11/17/2013, p16
THE disturbing truth of what really happens when 'super A&Es' are created is today exposed by The Mail on Sunday.
- Mid Staffs prepares for media onslaught on eve of next inquiry. Sprinks, Jennifer // Nursing Standard;10/27/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p11
Nurses at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust are bracing themselves for more negative media coverage ahead of a second inquiry into failings at the organisation.