Category list : The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
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Regulators have removed the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in west Essex from the “special measures” regime for struggling providers following improvements in care, particularly in the children and young people’s service.
Almost every NHS acute hospital in England is failing to meet its own nurse staffing targets, an investigation has revealed.
Some agency nurses on duty at an Essex hospital were observed administering intravenous care without it being known if they were competent to do so, a regulator has warned among a raft of failings that have seen the organisation recommended for entry into the support regime for struggling care providers.
A nursing research unit based at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge is to open later this month, with one of its initial projects being to investigate how cancer patients can be better supported during drug trials.
A fifth of NHS hospitals are breaking the law on care of older people, according to a new report, with two trusts given prior warnings still leaving patients without intravenous fluids and one incontinent patient left unwashed despite asking for help.
Posts and beds to go at Princess AlexandraSubscription
Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust in Essex will cut 250 staff posts and 60 beds to meet a £17m savings target in the current financial year.
The effects of nurse to patient ratiosSubscription
Recruitment freezes are beginning to take hold in the health service but fewer nurses per patient may impact negatively on standards of care