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Emergency Admissions Articles


Emergency admissions reached record levels in 2013/14

10th April 2014

HSJ analysis has found winter pressures on the NHS saw a record level of emergency admissions meaning four hour A&E target did not improve.

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Too many A&E admissions

31st October 2013

The National Audit Office says there are too many emergency hospital admissions in England.

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Fainting after air travel is life-threatening

23rd October 2012

US researchers say fainting after air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism, and should be taken as a sign that a person's life is in danger.

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Japan sees spike in heart failures

2nd October 2012

Heart failures spike after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of eastern Japan in 2011.

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Trampolines 'not worth the risk'

25th September 2012

Doctors say little children are more likely to get badly hurt, whilst older children attempt risky moves.

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999 admissions to stop at a south Wales hospital

21st August 2012

Neath Port Talbot Hospital is to stop 999 emergency admissions.

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Poor care in homes leading to hospital admissions

9th August 2012

Poor care in the community is leading to thousands of elderly patients being admitted to hospital.

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Hospital capacity blamed for emergency admission delays

14th March 2012

Data released exclusively to HSJ reveals lack of hospital capacity is cause of regular blockages in emergency departments.

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Hospitals to be fined for emergency readmissions

20th February 2012

Rules published by the DH says hospitals to be fined for emergency readmissions in 2012/13.

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Cost of dementia emergency admissions revealed

14th December 2011

Report shared with the HSJ shows there has been a 12% increase over five years in the number of people admitted to hospital with dementia.

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