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Kent and Medway NHS hernia policy 'may be rationing' surgery
… amount to "rationing". NHS Clinical Commissioners said patients took priority… but the NHS did not have unlimited resources. A groin hernia, or inguinal hernia, is when…." Calling on NHS England and ministers to intervene, she added: "Allowing commissioning…


Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS
…, unfortunately for some, biting insects are flourishing too. Calls to the NHS helpline 111… of the skin." According to Public Health England data on calls to NHS 111, about 9,000…


Leadership at Wirral NHS trust 'unstable'
…An NHS trust which was investigated over bullying claims had "unstable…, NHS Improvement's probe into Wirral University Teaching Hospitals Trust (WUTH… in 2016, when it was also rated as requiring improvement. The NHS Improvement…


NHS still reliant on 'archaic' fax machines
… nearly 9,000 fax machines were in use across England. Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Trust… intelligence and robot-assisted surgery, NHS hospital trusts remain stubbornly attached… on the Future of Surgery. "The NHS cannot continue to rely on a technology most other…


NHS video service receives 'outstanding' rating from CQC
…An "innovative" NHS virtual centre has received an outstanding rating from…


Oxfordshire NHS patient mix-ups prompt hospital posters
… they are treating the correct patient after a series of mix-ups. Oxford University Hospitals NHS


South Tees NHS CCG put in special measures
… "enhanced scrutiny" by NHS England. The CCG, which plans and commissions health care… on track", Dr Walker said. NHS England has been approached for comment. The CCG's… said. Dr Walker said the NHS was "operating in the most challenging financial…


NHS Borders medical director confident about finances
… this year has said he is confident of turning things around. NHS Borders is one of four…


Immediate stop to NHS mesh operations
NHS England is putting an immediate curb on mesh operations after safety… NHS over 'barbaric' treatment Mesh led to 'excrutiating pain' What's the issue… no ill effects, NHS England says. Not a total ban England's Chief Medical Officer…


NHS at 70: First Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS treatments revealed
… on the first day a city hospital came under NHS control. Archivist Hilary Ritchie took…







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