In the news this week…3rd of March till 9th of March 2014


Thousands pledge to ‘do something different’ for NHS. (BBC, 03.03.2014)

Health service is ‘unsustainable’, NHS director warns. (The Telegraph, 04.03.2014)

Consultants’ experience needs to be better recognised. (OnMedica, 05.03.2014)

Ageing society means ‘fundamental shift’ in healthcare delivery. (National Health Executive, 06.03.2014)

Patients should be told when mistakes are made, senior doctors say. (The Guardian, 06.03.2014)

Other News in Brief…

NHS in Scotland cuts 12-hour wait by 87%. (The Scotsman, 03.03.2014)

Government unveils details of new wilful neglect offence. (Nursing Times, 03.03.2014)

Mid Staffs scandal: I made wrong call, admits NHS chief Sir David Nicholson. (The Guardian, 04.03.2014)

One-fifth of patients ‘admit to misusing A&E units’. (BBC, 04.03.2014)

NHS must encourage ‘whole person care’. (Hospital Dr, 05.03.2014)

Patients needlessly in A&E to be denied treatment. (The Scotsman, 05.03.2014)

Could generalists lead the war against excess in the NHS? (Guardian Professional, 06.03.2014)

Charity calls for dramatic cut in sugar consumption. (OnMedica, 06.03.2014)

Wales passes first hurdle towards law on nurse staffing levels. (Nursing Times, 07.03.2014)

Warning over hospital superbug linked to 16 deaths. (BBC, 07.03.2014)


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