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Rising accident and emergency attendance rates are being driven by long-term health conditions, rather than a perceived lack of GP provision, according to East London researchers.
Patients should be routinely offered an HIV test when they register with a new GP surgery, if they live in an area where the disease is highly prevalent, according to UK researchers.
An East London trust is being forced to cut a fifth of its community nursing staff, in a move experts have described as “logically unsustainable” and a “risk to the quality of patient care”.
The provision of care and support to help diabetes patients successfully self-manage their condition is not always flexible and responsive enough to meet individual needs, according to regulators.
Regulators have told Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services following an inspection triggered by the deaths of five mothers over 18 months.
An external investigation at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust’s maternity services has failed to substantiate claims of unsafe care and racism made by an anonymous group of midwives, Nursing Times has learnt.
Care Quality Commission inspectors have found “no evidence” to support widely reported allegations of unsafe care made by a group of midwives at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust, according to a report published last week.
Commissioners have ordered an external review of the maternity unit at Homerton University Hospital Trust in the light of ongoing “safety concerns” raised by an anonymous group of midwives.