Mark Dayan and William Palmer argue that we should treat figures appearing to show a plummeting community nursing workforce with caution. While a real problem exists, the statistics only count a subset of the workforce, and we can’t fully see what...
roger klineNext time Carol Malone talks nonsense on The Pledge remember In 2009, Malone's column in the News of the World claimed that illegal immigrants receive "free cars", led to NoW being forced to "apologise for the error"".
The government will invest almost £10m to improve sleeping facilities for doctors at NHS hospitals amid growing awareness of the impact of fatigue on patient safety.
roger klineRidiculous. But is that because the doctors union is rather more effective than the nurses main union on this issue? Either way, DH must surely shift its position?
Doctors, but not nurses, get cash to help 'power napping'
Seven national healthcare organisations have BME board representation that does not reflect the percentage of ethnic minority staff in their organisation, a new report has found. The report, released last week by the NHS Equality and Diversity...
Two reviews have uncovered a catalogue of problems with Lancashire's mental health services, which have led to patients being unlawfully detained in seclusion rooms and a crisis situation developing in the county's emergency departments.
roger kline"Lack of crucial bed capacity contributing to serious delays in emergency departments"