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Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust: CQC praises improvements
…A health inspector has praised an NHS trust for heeding previous criticisms…


NHS Grampian care apology after death of woman in Elgin
NHS Grampian has apologised after a woman died in the radiology department… and her discharge from the emergency department was contrary to guidance. NHS Grampian…


NHS Tayside pharmacy support workers begin strike action
NHS Tayside pharmacy support workers have begun strike action in an ongoing… be." NHS Tayside said it "remained committed" to working with the union to resolve… progress" had been made with NHS Tayside, but that negotiations had "collapsed" when…


The little-known spinal injury 'costing the NHS millions'
… and treat a little-known spinal condition probably costs the NHS hundreds of millions… surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Spine misdiagnosis woman gets £2m… payout Woman sues NHS over failure to spot spine problem But there is a widespread…


Failure to treat a rare spinal injury is costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds
…Failure to diagnose and treat a rare spinal injury may cost the NHS hundreds…


Drugs firm to pay NHS £8m after competition probe
…Drugs firm Aspen is to pay £8m to the NHS after an investigation… Coscelli, the CMA's chief executive, said it was "unacceptable for the NHS… investigation will secure a payment such as this for the NHS. In addition, Aspen will ensure…


NHS Borders dementia bed cut 'a step in the right direction'
… by nearly half. The Integrated Joint Board (IJB) - a partnership between NHS Borders…, a non executive board member of NHS Borders, added: "I visited Cauldshiels recently…


NHS 'reality check' for PM Boris Johnson
NHS policy initiative, Boris Johnson said it was his "mission" to reduce the time… that he sees the NHS as a priority in his first months in office and is attempting… statistics on the state of the NHS in England serve as a reality check for the new prime…


Cystic fibrosis drugs rejected for use by NHS in Scotland
… by the NHS in Scotland. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) said there were… genetic mutation known as F508del. It was not available on the NHS, except for certain… on the NHS in England. Vertex refused a £500m offer for the drug over five years - which…


Simon Dobbin: Brain-damaged football fan's family want law change
… wife Nicole wants "Simon's Law" introduced, to force lifelong payments to the NHS… Dobbin's equipment, medication and care is funded by the NHS, which his wife estimates…, then part of their wages or benefits should be paid back to the NHS."…







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