Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Improving equity in healthcare through innovation Where we see more spending as the solution to inequity in healthcare in the UK, in India this is not an option. Improving equity comes down to innovating in their service delivery model and relentlessly removing waste, says Jo Bibby. The Health Foundation
Adopt, improve or defend - An AID for QIPP This has been achieved through a three-stage process developed in collaboration with Right Care.
Savings of £18m were achieved in 2012-13 and potential savings of a similar magnitude have been identified for 2013-14. More ....
Improving diagnosis This report found that over a third of young people with cancer (37%) are diagnosed through admission to accident and emergency. This is nearly three times the number of adults diagnosed in this way (13%)1. Of these young people, over a quarter (26%) had already been to see their GP with cancer symptoms. It also highlights that diagnosis through A&E is associated with poorer prognosis and poorer care experience. Teenage Cancer Trust
NHS faces biggest challenge in its 65 year existence Shake-up essential if NHS to remain free for all OnMedica
Hepatitis C Trust says strategy urgent as related liver disease on the rise Only 3% of people with hepatitis C are treated each year, yet government is dragging its heels on strategy, says trust.
It was free press that exposed Liverpool Care Pathway failings, says leading medic The failings of the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway would not have been exposed had it not been for the press, a leading medical figure has claimed. The Daily Telegraph