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NHS faces even worse winter crisis than last year, watchdog warns | Society | The Guardian
In an update on how the NHS in England performed between July and September, NHSI said hospitals did not succeed in freeing up the target of 2,000-3,000 beds by September, which would have helped them cope with the extra winter demand.

NHS leaders and the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, told hospitals in the spring that they needed to reduce the number of beds occupied due to “delayed transfers of care” – patients who are fit to leave but cannot safely be discharged – to 3.5% of their total number by September. But 5% of beds are still occupied with such cases, NHSI said.
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2 days ago by asterisk2a
Lincolnshire NHS enforces three-month wait for surgery | Society | The Guardian
The commonest non-urgent operations hospitals perform include removal of cataracts, replacement of a worn-out hip or knee and the repair of a hernia. << hernia - obesity/overweight + weak muscles in old age.
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2 days ago by asterisk2a
'Bed-blocking' in Scottish hospitals falls by 9.6% - BBC News
About 400 people were left in hospital because the social care support they needed in order to live in their own home was not available, while more than 200 had to wait for a place in a nursing home.
Of those who could not leave hospital in September 2017, 1,140 had to wait for for more than three days.
A third of delayed patients had to wait in hospital for more than six weeks - a 2% increase from last year, despite the fall in the figures overall.
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10 days ago by asterisk2a
NHS staff 'working on edge of safety' - BBC News
NHS staff in England are working on the "edge of safety" as rising demand is outstripping the increasing numbers being employed, health bosses say.
There are now 6% more staff than there were three years ago, but demand for services has risen by three times as much in some areas.
NHS Providers, which represents health chiefs, said staff shortages was now the number one concern in the NHS.
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11 days ago by asterisk2a
Type 2 diabetes 'lowers life expectancies' - BBC News
Having type 2 diabetes lowered life expectancy by five and a half years for some people with the condition.
The health records of three million people in Scotland were used to generate estimated life expectancies.
About 5% of people in Scotland have diabetes, with type 2 making up 90% of cases.
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11 days ago by asterisk2a
Wrexham woman's 999 call classed in 'wrong category' - BBC News
A post-mortem examination revealed evidence of a previous heart attack.
Assistant coroner Nicola Jones said it was a "ticking bomb" which nobody knew about. On the night she died, she was suffering heart failure.
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12 days ago by asterisk2a
Study shows dementia is biggest killer in affluent areas - BBC News
Dementia and Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of death in affluent areas in Wales, new figures have shown. [ statistical fluke attributed to longer lifes and better med patient adherens eg statins and reduce alcohol intake - poorer may die earlier - cancer cvd]
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13 days ago by asterisk2a
Thanks but no thanks, CareRooms. In the NHS we need staff, not beds | Rachel Clarke | Opinion | The Guardian
Trained staff – carers – are what the sector lacks, not physical spaces in buildings. Urgent investment in trained, regulated carers is the only safe way to address this, not outsourcing the problem to random homeowners with no clearly defined standards for safeguarding, clinical governance and infection control, not to mention other risks to patients who are at their most vulnerable.
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22 days ago by asterisk2a
Einsame Menschen sterben früher - SPIEGEL ONLINE
without a friend (partner does not count), 4x likelihood to relapse and die - increase mortality - breast cancer patients.
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27 days ago by asterisk2a
Doctors to breathalyse smokers before allowing them NHS surgery | Society | The Guardian
He said that by introducing “increasingly harsher policies” CCGs might believe they were alleviating financial pressure but they could actually cost more in the long term because of the risk of complications and the cost of healthcare in the interim. The CCGs said no financial savings were expected as a result of the measures, which they claimed were aimed at improving the long-term health of residents. They also stressed that if at any time the harm of waiting for surgery outweighed the benefit of losing weight or stopping smoking, then the patient would be referred.
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4 weeks ago by asterisk2a

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