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Fewer people die in hospital at weekends, study finds
Because fewer are admitted a bed (compared to just visiting A&E), as the threshold to do so is higher then.
statistics  NHS  strikes  Conservatives  healthcare  Interesting  important 
may 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
Zelo Street: Telegraph’s Junior Doctor Isn’t
Apparently he's a recently graduated foundation year doctor not yet at the point of being allowed to work on people alone.
NHS  health  politics  not-fair-not-safe  lies  comment  Conservatives  journalism  news 
april 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
Private health contractor's staff told to cut 999 calls to meet targets | Society | The Guardian
'Leaked email from Serco managers tells workers to manipulate computer system to 'stop the clock' on emergency calls'
posttofacebook  fail  money  health  NHS  wtf  privatisation  healthcare 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Hunt for the NHS | Edinburgh Eye
Jeremy Hunt isn’t just an unscrupulous toerag – we knew that. He’s now Health Secretary, despite believing…' (quite a few bad/incorrect things)
fail  wtf  health  politics  Westminster  healthcare  NHS  via-Andrew-Ducker 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
3 top Tories call for NHS to be dismantled - Mirror Online
2009 story. Our health minister wants the NHS got rid of

'Three of his Shadow Cabinet - Michael Gove, Greg Clark and Jeremy Hunt - called for the health service to be dismantled. They claimed it was "no longer relevant"'
via-Zoe-Stavri  posttofacebook  Westminster  politics  relates-to-another-of-today's-links  healthcare  NHS  health  wtf 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Diabetes: Most NHS costs wasteful, says Diabetic Medicine
'It suggests that 80% of the NHS's £9.8bn annual UK diabetes bill goes on the cost of treating complications. Experts say much of this is preventable with health checks and better education'
healthcare  health  comment  NHS  medicine  diabetes 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Doctor who criticised NHS reforms is threatened with disciplinary action | Society | The Guardian
He was told "You are bound by the NHS code of conduct and as such it is inappropriate for individuals to raise their personal concerns about the proposed government reforms."
reform  UK  the-coalition  fail  what-the-everliving-fuck  NHS  healthcare  health  news 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Expert challenges "myth" of falling NHS productivity
'Official figures have failed to reflect recent improvements in the NHS in England, according to the Lancet.'
posttofacebook  important  lies  journalism  image  cuts  NHS  politics  news  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
NHS services to be opened up to competition | Society | The Guardian
AKA The government decides that given everyone is focusing on the hacking scandal, now is the best time to get back to privatising the NHS. Worth spreading, so they can get jumped on about it again.
nhs  news  the-coalition  people-suck  health  healthcare  medicine  money 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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