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Are hospitals the answer?

Pressures on the NHS are increasing, hospital beds are becoming harder to find and as the costs of hospital stays soar, it begs the question, are hospitals always the answer? According to a new paper launching today, Improving the health of local people through community-based care, bringing healthcare into the community is the right answer…

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NHS ‘risk zones’, confirmation of Theresa May’s cash injection for the NHS, dog flu, and syphilis- this week’s Friday 5

Study of NHS ‘risk zones’ suggest a link between Trusts’ finances and mortality New research by the Centre for Progressive Policy has identified 32 “risk zones” in England where people are more likely to die of preventable causes, having linked waiting times and safety incidents with the financial performance of NHS Trusts. The thinktank, which…

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Diagnosis Critical: England’s 32 Risk Zones

A new report launched today has shown that areas with hospitals in financial trouble and poor outcomes means that people are dying when they could not have.  ZPB’s managing director Alex Kafetz explains more and our involvement in the project.   Almost one fifth of the population in England are having their health and life expectancy cut…

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Exercise, abortion, immigration, and Tony the Tiger- this week’s Friday 5

Theresa May’s immigration cap on foreign doctors criticised by NHS health chiefs The chief executive of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust has criticised the government for rejecting visa bids for thousands of non-EU doctors. Andrew Foster claimed in an interview on BBC radio that a recruitment scheme run by his trust had seen the…