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'Action must be taken to create a safer NHS' - Nursing Times

'Action must be taken to create a safer NHS' - Nursing Times | Health Management | Scoop.it
'Action must be taken to create a safer NHS'
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Last week, Patients First, the network of health professionals and supporters campaigning for an open and transparent NHS, wrote an open letter to the prime minister calling for action.
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Scandal as hundreds of patients are turned away from NHS dentists leaving a ... - Manchester Evening News

Scandal as hundreds of patients are turned away from NHS dentists leaving a ... - Manchester Evening News | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Total cost of that axed NHS IT FIASCO to taxpayers: £10.1bn - Register

Total cost of that axed NHS IT FIASCO to taxpayers: £10.1bn - Register | Health Management | Scoop.it
Total cost of that axed NHS IT FIASCO to taxpayers: £10.1bn
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The shambolic nationwide NHS patient record computer system, abandoned by Whitehall in 2011, will ultimately cost UK taxpayers a staggering £10.1bn.
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NHS: Up to 20 trusts plan to set up lucrative health services in India - Telegraph.co.uk

NHS: Up to 20 trusts plan to set up lucrative health services in India - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk NHS: Up to 20 trusts plan to set up lucrative health services in India Telegraph.co.uk Patricia Hewitt, the former health secretary, said trusts were already in talks about going into business with healthcare providers in India,...
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Fake benefit claims cost NHS £900k a year - Edinburgh Evening News

Fake benefit claims cost NHS £900k a year - Edinburgh Evening News | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Fake benefit claims cost NHS £900k a year
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FRAUDSTERS are costing the NHS up to £900,000 a year – by pretending they are exempt from patient charges at dentists and opticians.
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Exclusive interview - 'I've been hung out to dry, with no chance to air my side of the story': Cynthia Bower has her say against the accusation she led cover-up after NHS baby deaths

Exclusive interview - 'I've been hung out to dry, with no chance to air my side of the story': Cynthia Bower has her say against the accusation she led cover-up after NHS baby deaths | Health Management | Scoop.it
Cynthia Bower was angry when she called last Saturday afternoon. I was walking the Norfolk coastal path against a stiff breeze and had to crouch in the lee of a dyke to hear what she was saying. But her bitterness and distress were unmistakeable.
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GP pressures 'affect cancer cases'

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Increasing work pressures on doctors' surgeries are preventing effective delivery of cancer prevention information, a report claims.
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Twitter / marcuschown: In what parallel reality is ...

Twitter / marcuschown: In what parallel reality is ... | Health Management | Scoop.it
In what parallel universe is cutting up our NHS and handing the pieces to your mates not privatising it, Dave? http://t.co/7jYZMqRSyJ
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Bullying 'creates toxic NHS culture'

Bullying 'creates toxic NHS culture' | Health Management | Scoop.it
A culture of bullying and secrecy has created a "toxic working environment" in the NHS, doctors say.
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'NHS is worse than communist China,' say doctors - Telegraph.co.uk

'NHS is worse than communist China,' say doctors - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk 'NHS is worse than communist China,' say doctors Telegraph.co.uk Doctors at the British Medical Association's annual conference in Edinburgh called for a system of regulation in response to the Mid Staffordshire Foundation trust...
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NHS doctor burnout putting patients at risk, BMA told

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British Medical Association conference hears doctors fears for their patients and careers amid rising NHS workloads Doctors' relationships with patients are coming under strain because rising NHS workloads mean they increasingly suffer from stress...
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Sir David Nicholson criticises public and press over portrayal of NHS care ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Sir David Nicholson criticises public and press over portrayal of NHS care ... - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Sir Gerry Robinson: Tesco could really teach the NHS a thing or two - Telegraph.co.uk

Sir Gerry Robinson: Tesco could really teach the NHS a thing or two - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Sir Gerry Robinson: Tesco could really teach the NHS a thing or two Telegraph.co.uk I, for one, would like to see the NHS learn from and copy working practices from Tesco, in particular, which has constantly modernised to better...
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Why doesn't the NHS know how many patients have chemotherapy? - The Guardian

Why doesn't the NHS know how many patients have chemotherapy? - The Guardian | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Why doesn't the NHS know how many patients have chemotherapy?
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NHS trusts are not getting the most out of their MRI scanners - The Guardian

NHS trusts are not getting the most out of their MRI scanners - The Guardian | Health Management | Scoop.it
The Guardian NHS trusts are not getting the most out of their MRI scanners The Guardian Having identified this as a priority, NHS England medical director Bruce Keogh has set up a forum focusing on creating a seven-days-a-week NHS, with its...
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Up to 20 NHS trusts seeking healthcare deals in India - The Independent

Up to 20 NHS trusts seeking healthcare deals in India - The Independent | Health Management | Scoop.it
Up to 20 NHS trusts seeking healthcare deals in India The Independent Ms Hewitt, who served as Health Secretary between 2005 and 2007, referred to the historical ties between the NHS and India, pointing out that many Indian doctors had trained in...
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Mother has £5000 tummy tuck on NHS - Telegraph.co.uk

Mother has £5000 tummy tuck on NHS - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Mother has £5000 tummy tuck on NHS
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A rush of Obamacare spending, public and private

The federal government is spending millions of dollars on contracts related to the Affordable Care Act, and private spending to comply with the law is far greater.
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Don't blame a 'rotten NHS culture' for the CQC cover-up - The Guardian

Don't blame a 'rotten NHS culture' for the CQC cover-up - The Guardian | Health Management | Scoop.it
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Don't blame a 'rotten NHS culture' for the CQC cover-up
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In short, they have the power to redesign NHS services for the private sector, or franchise them to big business. ...
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Minister pledged NHS Choices will be re-tendered before March 2014 - Health Service Journal

Minister pledged NHS Choices will be re-tendered before March 2014 - Health Service Journal | Health Management | Scoop.it
Minister pledged NHS Choices will be re-tendered before March 2014 Health Service Journal However, Lord Howe's letter, sent in April but just released to HSJ, said the website would not remain under public management following its interim period...
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A&E crisis: 'emergency medicine has become the first port of call'

A&E crisis: 'emergency medicine has become the first port of call' | Health Management | Scoop.it
A day at Bradford Royal Infirmary reveals a stretched service – and staff say too many patients are turning up unnecessarily It is 8.05am on Monday when Dr Brad Wilson first hears the shrill ringing of the red phone on the wall of the nurses'...
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NHS chief admits culture of 'denial' | Health Connection

NHS chief admits culture of 'denial' | Health Connection | Health Management | Scoop.it
25 June 2013 Last updated at 09:32 ETSir David Nicholson was being grilled by the public administration committeeThe NHS in England has a culture of denial and defensiveness when it comes to hand (NHS chief admits culture of 'denial' -
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CQC officials 'threatened to sue to stop names being linked to alleged cover-up' - The Independent

CQC officials 'threatened to sue to stop names being linked to alleged cover-up' - The Independent | Health Management | Scoop.it
The Independent CQC officials 'threatened to sue to stop names being linked to alleged cover-up' The Independent David Prior, the current chairman of the CQC, has now said that at least two of the four officials most closely connected with the...
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Whatever its failings, people want to keep the NHS - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Whatever its failings, people want to keep the NHS - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | Health Management | Scoop.it
Whatever its failings, people want to keep the NHS
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They may be inconsistent, irrational, illogical – but not wrong.
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NHS looks to India to solve A&E staff crisis - Telegraph.co.uk

NHS looks to India to solve A&E staff crisis - Telegraph.co.uk | Health Management | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk NHS looks to India to solve A&E staff crisis Telegraph.co.uk Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust was condemned for "appalling" standards of care after official inquiry found that up to 1,200 patients died unnecessarily between...
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