Nhs News:

NHS in England told to reveal avoidable deaths data
…The NHS in England is to become the first healthcare system in the world… year caused by failings in NHS care. The Department for Health said it wanted… to ensure the NHS learned lessons from every case. There is no standard definition…


NHS trusts' neglect contributed to Bristol teen's death
…A 15-year-old girl died partly because of the "neglect" of two NHS trusts… Partnership (AWP) and Dorset HealthCare NHS trusts". AWP said it took the coroner's… lengthy criticisms "extremely seriously". Dorset HealthCare NHS said it had "conducted…


Major NHS trust put in special measures
… of funding problems. NHS Improvement announced the sanction against King's College… Hospital NHS Foundation Trust the day after chairman Lord Kerslake resigned criticising… the "unrealistic" approach to NHS finances. The regulator said a deficit of £92m was now…


Dorset NHS hospital shake-up review attempt fails
…An attempt to have a decision to reorganise Dorset NHS hospital services…


MSPs hear courageous evidence on the NHS
…MSPs take evidence on health care and NHS governance from patients. Lib Dem MSP…


NHS Borders defends cancelled operation rate rise
NHS Borders has defended its record on cancelled operations after a rise… by the patient themselves - 11 cases - or for a clinical reason by NHS Borders - 14 cases…


Anorexic student Averil Hart 'failed by every NHS body'
… "starved to death" in a matter of weeks was failed by "every NHS organisation… prevented. The NHS services involved say changes have been made, with one saying… would have been avoided if the NHS had cared for her appropriately. "Sadly…


Anorexic student Averil Hart 'let down' by NHS
… if the NHS had cared for her properly, a report has found. Averil Hart, 19, from Newton…


Call to scrap premium 0845 NHS phone number over cost
…Calls to NHS Direct Wales should be free to patients and the current 0845 code… phone NHS Direct and get some advice," she said. The cost of complaining on 0845… numbers Swansea couple's £163,000 shock mobile bill NHS 111 helpline plan for Wales…


NHS cuts protest disrupts Totnes traffic
… streets on Saturday. Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust said its "aim was to provide…







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