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England smoking rates lowest on record

24th September 2016

It is, indeed, encouraging to see that the percentage of smokers in 2016 has fallen. However, it is reported that still there are about 7.2 millions smokers in England. Almost everyone knows that the smoke burns-out the vital parts in the body, leading to major diseases like heart-disease, cancer etc: still people are ready to ...

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... shell-out their money and burn themselves out. We should realize that this is a real scourge.

MIKHAN KHAN

IVF rates on NHS has fallen

24th September 2016

Perhaps, three cycles of IVF treatment is desirable despite the limited sources of NHS.

Anonymous

Wiltshire and Avon hospitals to be examined

19th September 2016

Good news, no doubt. But in view of the almost exhaustive nature of the inspection intended to be carried out, it is to be hoped that it will be finalized as early as possible. Also, as suggested by the Chief Inspector, it is most desirable that the people who have used the facility offer ...

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... their views.

MIKHAN KHAN

NHS to cut services across England

1st September 2016

While the STPs, to achieve the desired savings of GBP 22 bn by 2020-21 may succeed at the cost of causing inconvenience to the users of the facilities, there are two important factors which, if curtailed, can result in substantial cuts in expenditure, and thus the resultant savings: the routine of rushing to ...

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... the A&E/Surgeries even for such simple ailments as one or two sneezes and, second, the avoidable habit of calling the ambulance even for not-so-serious cases, just because these service come free. It is to be hoped that these have been factored in by the NHS. Else, they need to be given attention.

Anonymous

Frail at risk from district nurses cuts

1st September 2016

With the reported fall of 28% in their numbers, the situation seem truly grave. Due to the extra hours they are asked to put-in, these Nurses must definitely be feeling exhausted and stressed. As they attend to the elderly at their own homes, the matter is all the more serious as the elderly ...

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... patients may suffer and the authorities may not even come to know in time.

Anonymous

Dentist struck off

25th August 2016

Though the screening was started during 2014, the conclusions came in 2016--perhaps due to the large number of patients who were recalled. The dentist is not a new comer and had a practice of about 38 years by virtue of which he should be an expert in matters of patient hygiene and care. ...

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... Yet, he

MIKHAN KHAN

Average cost to live in care home exceeds £30,000

21st August 2016

The annual cost of living in a Care Home is alarmingly high, what with the average pensioner getting only about half of it. It is to be hoped that the concerned Authorities will try to curtail the costs or atleast see that it does not further shoots up.

MIKHAN KHAN

Mental health support service launched for children

25th July 2016

The figures mentioned viz., 850,000 children aged between 5 and 16, are really alarming. It is to hoped that with the introduction of MindEd and the concerted efforts of the concerned Authorities the situation will improve.

MIKHAN KHAN

NHS deficit on course to be £2.3bn

18th February 2016

The news is indeed alarming: GBP 2.3bn deficit. Despite this huge deficit, there have always been reports of the increasing waiting time at the A&E. One wonders what could be the reasons for this.

Anonymous

Rotas at hospital denied sufficient rest for nurses

25th January 2016

Unless the Nurses get the minimum rest hours in between their duty hours, not only their work efficiency will be adversely affected and their health is at risk but patient care too will be affected resulting in avoidable risk to the patient.

MIKHAN KHAN

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