Hospitals

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Paramedics set up units inside A&E to ease long queues
Experiment in London speeds up handover by emergency ambulance crews to doctors and is safer for patients

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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We desperately need more hospital beds | Letters
Increasing capacity would restore patient confidence, reduce waiting lists and improve staff morale

03, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Australia’s 10,000 deaths and the paradox of ‘Covid normal’
The country has fared better than others – but those on the frontline are still wrestling with the agony of the coronavirus pandemic

Melissa Davey Medical editor

02, Jul, 2022 @11:52 PM

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UK scientists warn of urgent need for action on vaccines to head off autumn Covid wave
Expert fear that new variants will emerge and stress the need to prepare the best drugs to combat it

Robin McKie, Science Editor

02, Jul, 2022 @7:21 PM

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Boris Johnson faces investigation into claims over 40 ‘new’ hospitals
Trusts reveal only five wholly new hospitals planned, as Labour says the scheme ‘exists only in PM’s imagination’

Toby Helm Political editor

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Knee replacements stall in regions of England with weight rules for patients
Stricter CCGs told patients that they have to attain a certain body mass index before surgery

Steven Morris

29, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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More healthcare to go online in England under digitisation plan
Ministers hope growth of technology and wider use of NHS app will free up hospital beds and clinician time

Rachel Hall

29, Jun, 2022 @7:47 AM

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‘Deadly combination’: unpicking race’s role in three separate tragedies
Their beaming faces and traumatised parents graced countless news bulletins. Did ‘systemic racism’ in Australia’s health system play a part in the deaths of Amrita, Hiyaan and Aishwarya?

Joe Hinchliffe

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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London NHS hospital trusts in row over £190m rebuilding scheme
Exclusive: UCLH says Great Ormond Street’s development of ageing site will endanger safety of patients

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

27, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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NHS unionss warn of industrial unrest over expected 3% pay rise
Real-terms pay cut, staff shortages and Covid legacy could prompt staff exodus and ‘perfect storm’ situation

Peter Walker and Denis Campbell

23, Jun, 2022 @5:51 PM

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NHS hospital failed to disclose babies’ deadly bacteria infections
Exclusive: St Thomas’ hospital in London did not reveal that four premature babies – one of whom died – were infected

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

23, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Beware delays in monkeypox test results | Letters
Letter: Sebastian Sandys says he had to be in isolation for more than a week with no information on when his test result would be ready

Letters

22, Jun, 2022 @5:23 PM

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