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Sharp rise in long hospital wait times

12th May 2017

Such Analysis and Studies have been making rounds every now and then and there is nothing new in it. Every time a fresh analysis is carried out, it givess result which say that the already painful and troubling waiting time has further increased. But what can really be done for reducing it? ...

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... It seems, one

MIKHAN KHAN

HIV drug improvements

12th May 2017

A very encouraging Study and a matter of great satisfaction for the HIV inflicted patients and their families.

MIKHAN KHAN

Urgent action needed on public health

12th May 2017

The BMA has given a set of some good suggestions to improve the health system by the NHS and the Government and has also suggested that there should not be any cuts in the health system. This matter of public health and the NHS, it seems, is a complex one and involves not ...

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... one or two components but a plethora of ills.

Anonymous

A&E scorecard to be launched

10th May 2017

A good measure.

MIKHAN KHAN

Trust to outsource treatments

9th May 2017

A very large backlog indeed. It to be hoped that the proposed outsourcing of ophthalmology work will clear this backlog at the soonest.

MIKHAN KHAN

Smoking in new council homes may be banned

9th May 2017

A very welcome proposal. It should be implemented in the interest of public health, specially that of the children.

MIKHAN KHAN

Lift pay cap for NHS staff

8th May 2017

It is imperative that the NHS staff should be paid adequately else a discontented staff will instinctively be NOT able to support their Units and patients as much as they ought to.

MIKHAN KHAN

Recall to 400 patients treated by HIV doctor

7th May 2017

Though the recall looks alarming, fortunately transmission of the virus between the infected doctor and the patients treated did not take place.

MIKHAN KHAN

Blood test could help target prostate cancer treatment

7th May 2017

Good. It is hoped that the test will be available for the patients at the earliest.

MIKHAN KHAN

Junior doctors get whistleblowing protection

5th May 2017

It will, no doubt, encourage them. But it is hoped that
Junior Doctors will not take undue advantage of this protection.

MIKHAN KHAN

Most Commented

Child health services under increasing pressure

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A report shows gaps in paediatric rotas, poor planning and demoralised workforce are putting child health under pressure and jeopardising quality of care.

Cancer Drugs Fund criticised

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UK researchers say the Cancer Drugs Fund in England was a 'huge waste of money'.

Terminally ill children should be treated at home

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Draft standards, published by NICE, say terminally ill children should have access to around-the-clock homecare.

Test to spot glaucoma early

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Eye exam has been developed that may spot glaucoma a decade before symptoms appear.

Hospital patient has been waiting nearly four years to leave

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Patient has been declared fit for discharge, but has been waiting nearly four years.

Grief can damage mental health

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A peer support organisation has been set up to help people cope with grief; WAY: Widowed and Young.

Sugary drinks to be limited in hospitals

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Retailers agree to cut proportion of sugary drinks sold in their hospital shops in England.

Problems in NHS must be tackled in general election

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Doctors' leaders say serious problems in the NHS must be tackled in new general election set for 8 June.

A&E four hour wait has risen

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Figures show a rise of more than 300% at some hospitals of patients waiting four or more hours at A&E.

Cap on new drugs

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NHS in England to introduce new £20m a year cap on cost of new drugs in an attempt to save money.

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