Category list : Patient dignity
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Rising demand for support after treatment must be met with funding
There has been an improvement in patient experience within the NHS during the last nine years according to the first ever longitudinal study of the NHS inpatient survey.
NHS England has asked doctors to resubmit a bid for funding to treat a 16-year-old girl with a drug already available to hundreds of NHS patients to stave off a judicial review over its decision.
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A High Court judge has ruled that a mentally ill man with diabetes should not be forced to undergo a life-saving amputation by an NHS trust.
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Call for better end of life care trainingSubscription
NHS hospitals risk repeating mistakes during end of life care if they ask staff to rely on formal processes rather than focusing on patient outcomes, HSJ has been told.
More than 2,100 mental health patients were forced to travel out of area for an inpatient bed in May this year, according to data published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
The Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman has refused to investigate the death of a baby at the centre of claims of a ‘regulatory gap’ between national bodies preventing them looking into historic complaints.
The new independent body to look into clinical incidents in the NHS will improve the quality of investigations and provide families with ‘effective answers’, NHS England patient safety director Dr Mike Durkin has said.