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"Götter in Weiß": Haben deutsche Kliniken ein Hygiene-Problem? - SPIEGEL ONLINE
In Deutschland haben jährlich etwa eine halbe Million Menschen eine Krankenhausinfektion. Bis zu 15.000 sterben an den Folgen.
HAI  hospital  acquired  infection  antibiotic  antibiotics  post-antibiotic  Superbug  mcr-1  public  health  profit  maximisation  big  pharma  pharmaceutical  prevention  food–industrial  aggag  animal  agriculture 
november 2017 by asterisk2a
Uniklinik Frankfurt: Gefährliche Keime auf Intensivstation gefunden - SPIEGEL ONLINE
In der Uniklinik Frankfurt sind multiresistente Bakterien bei fünf Patienten nachgewiesen worden. Drei von ihnen sind mittlerweile tot - laut Klinik aber wegen anderer Grunderkrankungen. [...] Krankenhauskeime verursachen in Deutschland und vielen anderen Ländern große Probleme. In Europa sterben einer Studie zufolge mehr als 90.000 Patienten pro Jahr an Krankenhausinfektionen. Die Forscher gehen von jährlich rund als 2,6 Millionen Infektionen aus, die sich Menschen erst in einer Klinik zuziehen.
hospital  acquired  infection  antibiotics  NHS  public  health  economics  food–industrial  complex  McDonalds  lobby  Regulation  regulators  self-regulation  big  pharma 
may 2017 by asterisk2a
Almost untreatable superbug CPE poses serious threat to patients, doctors warn | Society | The Guardian
New figures show that four times as many people have died as had previously been reported in an outbreak in Manchester.

In 2009, the first cases of a type of CPE called Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase were detected. In 2014, the hospital trust confirmed that 14 people had died from this infection, contracted within the hospital, in the previous four years.

But the Bureau’s research shows that there have been 61 deaths in the last seven years, including a six-year-old boy with leukaemia who caught the infection while undergoing a bone marrow transplant.
antibiotic  antibiotics  NHS  public  health  Superbug  MRSA  CDC  UK  USA  Germany  hospital  acquired  infection 
april 2017 by asterisk2a
Hospital visitors could soon help feed and clean patients in NHS Grampian | Press and Journal
guilting members of the family to care for patients in a hospital! LOL! // trialled in geriatric ward. now rolled out across. // already done in fife and lanarkshire // WITHOUT TRAINING. high risk of spreading of hospital infections! //
NHS  Grampian  Scotland  England  staff  shortage  Austerity  STP  bedblocking  bed  blocking  hospital  acquired  infection  adult  elderly  social  care  demographic  bubble  ageing  population  chronic  sick 
april 2017 by asterisk2a
Scotland's largest health board flag up high levels of failure in dozen key areas including early cancer detection - Daily Record
And the report highlighted concerns about levels of bacterial infection, care of stroke patients, stop-smoking services, staff sickness absence and complaints.
NHS  Scotland  hospital  acquired  infection  Cancer  health  care  demand  Austerity  CVD  antibiotics  antibiotic 
april 2017 by asterisk2a
(1) Why is this children's heart unit facing closure? A day on the NHS frontline - live updates | Politics | The Guardian
The Royal Brompton hospital’s heart centre is among the best in the country, so why is it earmarked for closure? - [ the reson why closing down smaller hospital units, and aim for middle to larger ones ... in any specialist area, can be specialist when doing it only and much. increasing positive outcomes. but as we see here, some units/hospitals are bucking the expert view that you need big units w many surgeries - to be good and or outstanding ] '125 operations per surgeon [per year] to maintain skill levels is necessary' Both the Royal College of Surgeons and the professional body, the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, support the new NHS standards that may lead to the closure of children’s heart surgery units such as Royal Brompton.
NHS  STP  Austerity  rationing  Super  Hospital  Mega  health  care  demand  ageing  population  demographic  bubble  Community  elderly  adult  social  medical  advances  Jeremy  Hunt  Simon  Stevens 
march 2017 by asterisk2a
Council criticises NHS proposals to save £200m in Oxfordshire - BBC News
NHS proposals to save £200m in Oxfordshire have been criticised by a council for lacking information.
County councillors said they are not satisfied with the proposed plan, which could see services moved from the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Member in charge of public health, Hilary Hibbert-Biles, said the proposals were "not coherent".
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said it would listen to the council's feedback.
NHS  STP  rationing  Austerity  bed  blocking  bedblocking  adult  social  care  elderly  health  demand  ageing  population  Demographic  bubble  chronic  sick  UK  GP  A&E  super  hospital 
february 2017 by asterisk2a
Rise of deadly super bugs in hospitals linked to Tory austerity cuts - The London Economic
An ‘appalling’ rise in deadly super bugs E.coli and MRSA is linked to the Conservatives cutting and outsourcing cleaning contracts, according to GMB.

Three thousand cleaners have been slashed from the NHS wage bill since 2011/12, new figures reveal – despite hospitals treating more than a million more patients every year since then.

Meanwhile in the past year cases of E.coli, MRSA and MSSA – a strain of the MRSA bacteria – have rocketed by more than 8,000.
Superbug  MRSA  antibiotic  antibiotics  hospital  acquired  infection  E.coli  NHS  Austerity 
february 2017 by asterisk2a

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