All posts from: August 2013
The man already had a son but the judge ruled that a vasectomy could take place after hearing that another child could cause the man “psychological harm”.
Dols aim to make sure that people in care homes and hospitals are looked after in a way that does not inappropriately restrict their freedom.
Earlier this week, the Berwick report was unveiled amidst much speculation that it would recommend minimum staffing levels. However, the report did not give a specific number and instead recommended providers should “ensure they have sufficient staff to meet the NHS’s needs now and in the future”. The review also added support to Robert Francis’ recommendation that NICE develop evidence to enable minimum staffing tools to be devised.
Sir Bruce Keogh’s review, published earlier this month, into the high mortality rates at 14 trusts found that all these trusts were understaffed.