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Report into scandal hit Mid-Staffs NHS Trust could have ‘radical implications’

TweetRobert Francis QC will publish his report tomorrow on the public inquiry into the commissioning, supervisory and regulatory bodies responsible for the failed Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. This will be the fifth review of the systemic failures in the trust between 2005 and 2008. Commencing with the Healthcare Commission’s report and ending with the upcoming […]

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NHS Check website exposes Lansley’s “no rationing” claims

Earlier this week, Mike Farrar, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, described the NHS as “a super tanker heading for an iceberg”.

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Cuts to the NHS are triggering higher costs and severe consequences elsewhere

Care for those who are denied treatment costs more than if the procedures were carried out.

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How the Tories’ fake co-op friends are biting a chunk out of the NHS

Pete Jefferys explains why Circle Healthcare is not a mutual, and shouldn’t be described as such. It is out to make a profit for its owners.

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Another day, another false economy: The avoidable bed-blocking crisis

Following the revelation yesterday that more than 50,000 NHS jobs face the axe, a report out today shows how funding cuts are leading to an “intolerable” bed-blocking crisis.

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