Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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This week’s latest strike by junior doctors looks set to go ahead as both sides stand firm once again, despite the escalation to accident and emergency cover.
The suspension of safe staffing guidance produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has left almost three quarters of nurses worried that patient safety will suffer, a major UK survey has revealed.
Four wards closed after hospital fire and power cut Subscription
United Lincolnshire Hospital NHS Trust has had to close four wards after an electrical fire caused a power cut at Grantham and District Hospital on Tuesday evening.
Almost half of long-stay nursing home residents experience at least one transfer to an accident and emergency department over the course of a year, regardless of cognitive status, a study has found.
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation trust has become the third acute trust to be awarded an “outstanding” rating by the Care Quality Commission.
Changes to services at Ealing Hospital will support “high quality seven-day services for all children” in North West London, according to commissioners.
North Lincs trust told to improve further by CQCSubscription
North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has been told it must continue to make improvements following its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Performance against the four-hour accident and emergency waiting time target fell to a new low during February, according to latest figures.
“Winter” pressures are now being felt all year round at NHS trusts, deputy directors of nursing have warned.
There is little evidence to back locating primary care services in emergency or urgent care facilities in a bid to curb patient demand and improve throughput, according to researchers.