Bayer and Novartis Legal Challenge for NHS

Bayer and Novartis Legal Challenge for NHS Bayer and Novartis Legal Challenge for NHS Sounds like a no-brainer: One drug costs £12 while another type of treatment, in the form of an injection, costs £800. Both have been found to be just as effective. Which should the NHS choose? Tough one. The condition the treatments…

Care Quality Down Says 51% of Hospitals

Care Quality Down Says 51% of Hospitals Care Quality Down Says 51% of Hospitals More than half of NHS trust financial directors believe the level of patient care in their areas has decreased in the last year. The King’s Fund think tank has compiled its quarterly monitoring report using responses from 85 financial directors that…

warning labels.

#MedicalSchool#MedicalSchoolThe trials and tribulations of life as a medical student.The trials and tribulations of life as a medical student.- warning labels – Like medication, medical school should come with warning labels: may cause drowsiness and persistent headaches.

Give EU Nurses Right To Remain

Give EU Nurses Right To Remain Give EU Nurses Right To Remain Saffron Cordery, director of policy and strategy for NHS Providers, a trade organisation for the NHS acute, ambulance, community and mental health services, has outlined how Brexit needn’t mean disaster for the NHS. With nursing vacancies predicted to reach 40,000 before long there…

old enough.

#HealthcareStruggles#HealthcareStrugglesLet’s not get down about our daily struggles, let’s laugh about them.Let’s not get down about our daily struggles, let’s laugh about them.- old enough – Being asked: “are you old enough to be working here?”

New Drugs “Fast Tracked” to NHS

New Drugs “Fast Tracked” to NHS New Drugs “Fast Tracked” to NHS The NHS stands to gain access to new drugs up to four years sooner than under current regulations thanks to a new “fast track” process. Faster access to new drugs will not be the only benefit the NHS will see. As part of…

£99 Billion Lost To Mental Health Each Year

£99 Billion Lost To Mental Health Each Year £99 Billion Lost To Mental Health Each Year Commissioned in January the independent Stevenson-Farmer ‘Thriving at Work’ review has led to shock findings: 300,000 jobs lost due to mental health issues resulting in an annual £99 billion blow to the UK economy. Written by Lord Dennis Stevenson…

latex and hand sanitizer.

#HealthcareStruggles#HealthcareStrugglesLet’s not get down about our daily struggles, let’s laugh about them.Let’s not get down about our daily struggles, let’s laugh about them.- latex and hand sanitizer – When your patient smells nice, but you smell like a combination of latex and hand sanitiser.