Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Search for new Northampton General Hospital chief is over Dr Sonia Swart has been appointed the new permanent chief executive of Northampton General Hospital. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
Me and my operation: A new hip op halved my recovery time Dennis Wilkinson, 62, was one of the first in the UK to benefit from a new way of doing hip replacement surgery at Northampton General Hospital. The Daily Mail
No action over Stafford doctors Four senior doctors who worked at Stafford Hospital at the height of the neglect and abuse scandal will not face disciplinary action, the General Medical Council has announced. BBC News
- General Medical Council drops cases against four Stafford Hospital doctors The Independent
- GMC probe into Mid-Staffs slammed as "whitewash" as cases abandoned The Daily Telegraph
- Mid Staffordshire hospital investigation dropped due to lack of evidence The Guardian
- Statement on the decision to close four cases involving doctors who held management positions at Stafford Hospital The GMC
Starting today: the future of mental health services This report is the final report from a year-long inquiry into the future of mental health services. It sets out some key messages as to what mental health services need to do in order to ensure that they are ready to address the mental health needs of the UK population in 20-30 years’ time.
Coordinating epilepsy care: a UK-wide review of healthcare in cases of mortality and prolonged seizures in children and young people with...
Coordinating epilepsy care: a UK-wide review of healthcare in cases of mortality and prolonged seizures in children and young people This report covers a themed case review of mortality and serious morbidity in children and young people with epilepsy at all stages of the care pathway, including primary and emergency care. It aimed to evaluate the standards of care provided to the children concerned gainst existing evidence based guidelines.
Sharing info on injuries from violence cut costs by £7m Cardiff project shows huge rewards from low-cost collaboration with police OnMedica
4,000 care homes have been allowed to break the law More than 4,000 care homes are being allowed to break the law by regulators, with no registered manager in charge of residents. The Daily Telegraph
One in five councils allocates no money to tackling child obesity One in five local councils has allocated no money to tackle child obesity despite warnings that it is the biggest time bomb facing today's youth, figures show. The Daily Telegraph
UK pledges £1bn to battle some of world's most devastating preventable diseases
The UK has pledged to save “a life every three minutes” with a major new aid commitment to fight some of the world’s most devastating preventable diseases. The Independent