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Risk of post-operative death is 44% higher on a Friday than on a Monday

Dr Paul Aylin has led a research team in the Dr Foster unit at Imperial College London, who have discovered rather worrying statistics that post-operative deaths are 44% higher if operations are carried out on a Friday rather than a Monday. His research published in the BMJ this week (Day of week of procedure and…

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New research finds the NHS could create 5,800 virtual beds by using Recovery at Home

Today is the launch of Healthcare at Home’s report, Addressing the hospital capacity problem: The Recovery at Home solution, which ZPB has prepared. The report focuses on the potential impact of Recovery at Home services in light of the rise in emergency admissions and increased pressure on hospital capacity and bed occupancy. The report details…

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Five Minutes with Emma Stanton

It is nice to see one of our friends at ZPB, Emma Stanton, Chief Executive of Beacon, in the Guardian Healthcare Professional Network talking about current issues in the NHS and also her own career in healthcare. Click here to read the full article.