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It’s not just a lack of social care that’s keeping old people trapped in hospital beds | David Lee
Fear of infection means people are discouraged from mingling, resulting in unnecessary physical and mental deterioration, says former NHS manager David Lee

David Lee

05, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Coroner calls for UK anaphylaxis register after Pret a Manger deaths
Families of customers who died after eating food containing allergens welcome report urging reforms

Steven Morris

05, Dec, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Care workers hit back at Matt Hancock’s claim staff brought Covid to care homes
Most cases not caused by decision to discharge patients from hospital without testing, says former health secretary

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

03, Dec, 2022 @8:09 PM

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Germany faces ‘catastrophic’ paediatric bed shortage as RSV cases soar
Rising cases of respiratory syncytial virus after pandemic leading to critical hospital pressures

Staff and agencies in Berlin

01, Dec, 2022 @10:23 PM

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Emergency care issues in England contributed to 200 deaths last week, says medical chief
Head of Royal College of Emergency Medicine says lengthy waits forcing ambulances to be ‘wards on wheels’

Emily Dugan

01, Dec, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Ambulance waiting times in England three times longer in some rural areas
Disparity between rural and urban areas uncovered by Lib Dem FoI requests to 10 ambulance trusts

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Ambulance staff could coordinate strikes with other NHS workers
Tens of thousands of workers in England to take industrial action in run-up to Christmas in row over pay

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Urgent surgery ‘may be postponed’ by nurses’ strikes, say NHS bosses
Trusts may also have to suspend chemotherapy, kidney dialysis and other key elements of healthcare

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Nov, 2022 @8:42 PM

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‘It makes them feel better’: skin and haircare regime a hit for ICU patients
Covid prompted Ginny Wanjiro at St Thomas’ to get funding for scheme reflecting the diversity of Lambeth

Tobi Thomas

28, Nov, 2022 @4:07 PM

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No 10 hiring of healthcare lobbyist prompts privatisation concern
Exclusive: Adviser role for Bill Morgan also raises questions over potential conflict of interest

Pippa Crerar Political editor

27, Nov, 2022 @6:36 PM

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GPs tell patients to ‘get an Uber’ as NHS ambulance delays hit record level
Some practices in England encouraging stable patients with serious conditions to make their own way to hospital

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

27, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Rotherham: inquiry after family says boy, 5, died after hospital turned him away
Yusuf Ahmed died after a tonsil infection spread to his lungs and caused multiple organ failure

Harry Taylor

26, Nov, 2022 @6:03 PM

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