U-turn on podiatry changes in Northamptonshire Health bosses have partially backtracked on plans to cut the provision of senior podiatrists in Northamptonshire, after concerns that patients could lose their legs and feet. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
Friday, 13 September 2013
Getting to grips with the needs of older people Getting to grips with the changes needed to meet older people's needs is essential, says Jo Bibby. To see ownership and leadership being provided by part of the system that itself has to change, gives some confidence that things are on the move. The Health Foundation
Call for more urgent sepsis care More must be done to help save the lives of patients suffering from the condition sepsis, according to a report from the Health Service Ombudsman. BBC News
Information: to share or not to share? Government response to Caldicott Review This policy paper forms the response to Dame Fiona Caldicott’s independent review of how information about individuals is shared across the health and care system. The government accepts all the recommendations of the Caldicott report and highlights that while information sharing is essential to provide good care for everyone, there are rules that must be followed.
Telehealth: let's hear from those who have used it While we wait for the successor to the 3millionlives group, we should listen to those patients with experience of telehealth.