Thursday, 21 November 2013
Labour demands health bosses hold meetings over possible cuts Northamptonshire’s Labour Party says health bosses in the county have gone back on their pledge to hold public meetings over plans which could see a reduction in funding for services. Northamptonshire Telegraph
Hunt for Northampton General Hospital poster girl A search has begun for a girl who appeared in a charity fund-raising film for Northampton General Hospital almost 80 years ago. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
The role of rules and regulation in patient safety The concrete steps we should take in making progress towards Berwick’s noble vision are unlikely to involve dispensing with rules and regulation altogether, says Karen Yeung, the question is how to design them so that they promote behaviour deemed desirable without thwarting the very conduct we seek to encourage. The Health Foundation
Aspirin at bedtime 'cuts' morning heart attack risk “Take aspirin before bed to cut morning heart risk,” is the advice in The Daily Telegraph today. It’s prompted by a presentation that explained research that found a night-time aspirin helped thin the blood in the morning.
Patient care and choice is at risk, say senior NHS figures The National Health Service is undergoing its biggest shake-up in decades, but its own directors and board members, as well as those across the health sector, are concerned that patient care is deteriorating, that the NHS is worse equipped to deliver value-for-money, and that patient choice and satisfaction is going to get worse. The Independent