Friday Five

Collusion, cataracts, and crisis in social care – this week’s Friday Five

NHS “rationing” cataracts surgery An investigation by the British Medical Journal has found that the number of patients rejected for cataract surgery has increased . Nearly 3,000 patients saw their ophthalmologist’s request for the procedure rejected outright, twice as many as three years ago, and one in five now have to undergo a further pre-approval check after…

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So, how are we doing?

It can be awkward giving and receiving feedback. But without it, it’s hard to know how you are doing and make what you do better. In March this year, we introduced the means of capturing feedback from our clients on an ongoing basis and built it into our processes. We now do an online survey…

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

UK’s mental health spending gap The mental health charity, Mind, have looked at investment across 42 NHS regions and found that there a nearly a two-fold difference in mental health spending across England. The biggest spenders were those such as South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, spending £220.63 per person, per year, compared to Gloucestershire who only…