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NHS 'reality check' for PM Boris Johnson - BBC News
The Royal College of Surgeons says nothing short of a long-term plan to increase the number of beds and staff and resources to run the wards will suffice.
[...]
Sally Gainsbury, of the Nuffield Trust, was the first analyst to highlight the funding mechanism. She argued that "to claim this as new money is a little like finally giving back the £10 you borrowed some time ago - and expecting to be applauded wildly".
NHS  Austerity  sickcare  demand  ageing  population  premature  Cancer  CVD  Diabetes  rationing  staff  bed  shortage  crisis  Boris  Johnson  Brexit  CON-servative  Conservative  Party 
5 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Capita seeks to reverse 'reputational damage' after death of claimant - BBC News
Every Pip case undertaken by Unite members in Stoke-on-Trent with the specific health care professional in Victoria's case has been overturned by the social security tribunals.
Capita  PIP  disabled  disability  NHS  Austerity  rationing  ESA  mental  health  chronic  condition  sickcare 
5 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Government health plans criticised as ‘missed opportunity’ | Society | The Guardian
Prof Andrew Goddard, the president of the Royal College of Physicians, lamented its “dearth of imagination” and reliance on individuals taking action to improve their health.
UK  prevention  Austerity  NHS  sickcare  demand  public  health  inequality  premature  ageing  demographic  bubble  cancer  obesity  CVD  diabetes 
7 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Obesity 'causes more cases of some cancers than smoking' - BBC News
Obesity now causes more cases of four common cancers in the UK than smoking, according to a charity.

*! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-48841048 - More Scots are obese than smoke says Cancer Research UK
UK  NHS  sickcare  cancer  obesity  smoking  self-medication  chronic  premature  ageing  demand  public  health  prevention  Austerity  GP  healthcare 
10 weeks ago by asterisk2a
The Quest for Healthier—Not Longer—Lives - The Atlantic
Golden said that if people are living longer lives, maintaining their health in the long term will require an emphasis on healthy habits starting in childhood. She also noted that it will require the political will to dismantle the structural disparities that impact the health of people of color and those living in poverty.
public  health  prevention  sickcare  NHS  demand  ageing  population  premature  CVD  obesity  Diabetes  Cancer  inequality  poverty  trap  mental 
11 weeks ago by asterisk2a
NHS inpatient satisfaction falls for first time in six years | Society | The Guardian
The findings were the worst set of results to emerge from the CQC’s annual inpatient survey in the last 10 years. They are based on the views of 76,000 people who were being cared for in hospital in England on the same day in July 2018.

Experts said they were alarming and showed the NHS can no longer always look after every patient properly because it is so hamstrung by shortages of staff and money.
NHS  public  safety  sickcare  demand  Austerity  crisis 
12 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Hospital bed cutbacks have gone too far, NHS England boss says | Society | The Guardian
Policy has left hospitals unable to cope with rise in patient numbers, Simon Stevens says [...] The number of beds in NHS hospitals and other facilities has fallen from 144,455 in April to June 2010 to 129,992 in January to March 2018 – a cut of 14,463 or 10% of the total.
NHS  Austerity  sickcare  demand  demographic  bubble  ageing  premature  population 
12 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists | Science | The Guardian
That, they say, makes sense: ageing, high blood pressure, smoking and fatty plaques are risk factors for stiffening of the arteries, and are linked to damage to cells, or even their DNA.
Duer stressed that individuals should continue to avoid lifestyles habits that can contribute to artery stiffening, including smoking and poor diets. Shanahan agreed. “What we don’t know is whether it is going to work on people who have already got a lot of calcification,” she said. > reversal is know via whole-food plant-based diet.
CVD  public  health  sickcare  NHS  demand  chronic  inflammation 
june 2019 by asterisk2a
'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use - BBC News
chronically sick patients live longer.
Live extension
Global Burden of Disease increased with every new life extension method.
CVD  NHS  public  health  chronic  sick  patients  sickcare  prevention  Disabled  crisis  SAD  diet  obesity  demand 
june 2019 by asterisk2a
Stroke deaths in England halved in ten years, study finds | NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
global burden of disease

The rate of people dying from strokes decreased by 55% in a decade, according to a study published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal).

Researchers from the University of Oxford analysed data from almost 800,000 adults in England admitted to hospital between 2001 and 2010.

The authors said: "Our findings show that most of the reduction in stroke mortality is a result of improved survival of patients with stroke.

"However, acute and long-term management of such patients is expensive, and the NHS is already spending about 5% of its budget on stroke care.

"By focusing on prevention and reducing the occurrence of stroke, major resources can be conserved."

The study found that death rates from strokes decreased across all age groups. In men, overall death rates dropped from 140 per 100,000 people in 2001, to 74 per 100,000 people in 2010, and in women, from 128 per 100,000 to 72 per 100,000.
stroke  sickcare  NHS  ageing  population  crisis  demographic  bubble  premature  Disabled  disability  Council  Austerity  prevention  public  health  cancer  CVD 
may 2019 by asterisk2a
Inequality driving 'deaths of despair' - BBC News
there is income inequality
there is health inequality (air)
there is political inequality, your voice only heard when you have money to donate and can pay lobbyists.
>> electoral reform (1), limit lobby influence and party donations (2), citizens assembly, devolution might have failed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YmdzgJAMxk

Widening inequalities in pay, health and opportunities in the UK are undermining trust in democracy, says an Institute for Fiscal Studies report. [...] The think tank warns of runaway incomes for high earners but rises in "deaths of despair", such as from addiction and suicide, among the poorest.

It warns of risks to "centre-ground" politics from stagnating pay and divides in health and education.

The report says such widening gaps are "making a mockery of democracy".

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), one of the country's leading research institutes, is launching what it says is the UK's biggest analysis of inequality.

That will be chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Prof Sir Angus Deaton.

[see second graph, poorest got poorer ]

Angus Deaton - inequality of political voice

&! https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/14/inequality-inquiry-institute-fiscal-studies-grievance
inequality  No  Representation  democracy  Brexit  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  Europe  AfD  poverty  trap  suicide  self-medication  drug  abuse  addiction  alcoholism  sickcare  Austerity  GFC  NHS  mental  health  Universal  Credit  stigma  prejudice  nasty  party  Conservative  OECD  gini  Coefficient  Angus  Deaton  Westminster  bubble  lobby  exploitation  rentseeking  Economics  Rentier  vested  interest  1%  tax  evasion  avoidance  underinvestment  history  globalisation  revolving  door  subsidies  subsidizing  subsidising  life  expectancy  premature  death  job  security  insecurity  Gesellschaft  Zivilgesellschaft  Society  Psychology  Sociology 
may 2019 by asterisk2a
10 English NHS hospital trusts overspend by £850m | Society | The Guardian
Experts say hospitals cannot keep to budgets because of underfunding and demand
[...] However, trusts should not be blamed for racking up such huge deficits, NHS experts said. Hospitals could not keep to their budget because of government underfunding of the NHS, staff shortages and the fast-rising demand for care rather than profligacy or mismanagement, they stressed.

“The reason hospitals are reporting deficits is very simple: every year since 2010 the amount they have been funded to care for each patient they treat has been cut,” said Sally Gainsbury, a senior policy analyst at the Nuffield Trust health thinktank.
[...] More than 10 trusts had overspends that equated to at least 15% of their 2017-18 budget, Gainsbury said.
NHS  Austerity  sickcare  demand  ageing  population 
may 2019 by asterisk2a
Obesity-related hospital admissions in England rise by 15% | Society | The Guardian
Admissions for obesity-related causes, such as pregnancy complications, gallstones or joint problems, rose from 617,000 in 2016 to 711,000 in 2017. NHS Digital says this may be partly because of hospitals’ greater readiness to list obesity as a factor.
NHS  sickcare  obesity  public  health  crisis 
may 2019 by asterisk2a
400 care home operators collapse in five years as cuts bite | Society | The Guardian
BDO’s research said care homes, already struggling with debts racked up before the credit crunch, had “suffered as a result of the reduced spending by central government”.

It warned that further pain lay ahead, highlighting research from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services showing that councils had £700m of social care cuts planned in 2018-19, despite growing demand.
UK  Austerity  social  care  adult  sickcare  elderly  demographic  bubble  NHS  Council  Rentnerrepublik 
march 2019 by asterisk2a
Is the NHS's long-term plan workable? - BBC News
Bleak picture
Budgets for public health (including prevention) and training of nurses, doctors and other staff have not yet been set out and, if less generous than the NHS settlement, they could affect the ability of the service to deliver the long-term plan, in the view of the report authors.

And what of the short term? The watchdog paints a bleak picture.

The financial health of some trusts, it says, is getting worse.
NHS  social  care  Council  elderly  adult  long-term  plan  Theresa  May  Conservative  Austerity  chronic  sickcare  sick  population  ageing  demographics  Cancer  Obesity  CVD  diabetes  rationing  mental  health  staff  crisis  hiring  locum  CAMHS  prevention  public  Privatisation 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
How diet is changing - the good and the bad - BBC News
But on other measures, diet has not improved, the report, from the Food Standards Agency and Public Health England, says.

Fruit and vegetable consumption remains largely unchanged and is still under the recommended five-a-day level.
Fibre intake has fallen slightly, while vitamin and mineral consumption is down.

And there has been little change in oily fish intake.
UK  chronic  sick  population  obesity  public  health  prevention  Cancer  CVD  diabetes  NHS  sickcare  demand  premature  ageing  diet  western  S.A.D. 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
Are Andrew Lansley's NHS reforms being binned? - BBC News
But Nigel Edwards, the influential chief executive of the Nuffield Trust think tank, believes a "significant unpicking" of Mr Lansley's reforms are on the cards and in time they will be judged as "one of the most major public policy failures" of all time.

If that is the case, it begs the question: why did the government go to all the trouble of pushing ahead with them in the first place?
NHS  Privatisation  long-term  plan  sickcare  ageing  population  Conservative  Party  premature  chronic  sick  prevention  public  health  CVD  dementia  Cancer  Austerity  social  care  Council  elderly  CCG  GP 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
At the heart of this NHS cash boost lies a dishonesty: tax | Rafael Behr | Opinion | The Guardian
Theresa May’s boast that extra funding won’t involve tax rises should set alarm bells ringing [...] Stevens knows that £20.5bn is a lot, yet not enough. It repairs some of the damage inflicted by austerity – a problem denied for years by ministers who insisted the NHS budget was ring-fenced. That was true in a narrow technical sense. But rising costs and a displaced burden from deep cuts elsewhere imposed an unbearable strain on hospitals and GPs. [...] Phased in over five years, the £20.5bn uplift temporarily restores health spending to something like its pre-austerity trajectory. But it is unclear where the next £20.5bn comes from. Or the £20.5bn after that. The Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that budgets should rise by 3.3% over 15 years to keep services at their current level. If the ambition is to make them better, the annual increase would be more like 5%, taking health spending to around 10% of national income. That is the level maintained by countries like the Netherlands and Sweden. May has no plan to keep Britain in that league. [...] The dishonest part is making it sound like a self-sustaining process when it is a one-off event.
NHS  Theresa  May  Conservative  Austerity  sickcare  demand  long-term  plan  demographic  bubble  chronic  sick  population  staff  staffing  crisis  Cancer  diabetes  CVD  obesity  ageing  premature 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
NHS long-term plan: Focus on prevention 'could save 500,000 lives' - BBC News
MISTAKE. PREVENTION SHOULD BE ON TOP OF THE BUDGET, NOT TAKEN AWAY FROM THE BUDGET. That after the conservatives cut prevention (Public Health)
The government and NHS England are publishing the long-waited 10-year plan for healthcare later today. From what we know so far, it aims to reduce reliance on hospitals, giving them a smaller cut of the overall budget, and puts a greater emphasis on preventing ill health. Ahead of the publication, NHS England confirmed that a third of the extra £20bn a year the NHS will receive by 2023 will be spent on GPs, community care and mental health. Its chief executive, Simon Stevens, called the plan a "practical, costed and phased route map". However, senior doctors have complained that hospitals are facing a "near-on impossible" task over the next few years.
__ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46783621 - Will NHS long-term plan deliver the goods?
++ https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/publication/nhs-long-term-plan/
&!
Document demands repeal of 2012 legislation on automatic tendering of care contracts https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/07/nhs-chiefs-tell-theresa-may-time-to-curb-privatisation-automatic-tendering-care-contract
&! NHS considers scrapping four-hour A&E waiting time targets Hospitals are unlikely to recover previous performance levels, health leaders believe https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/07/nhs-waiting-time-targets-minor-ailments
&! Despite extra funding, central idea of plan for NHS England is to do more with less https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/07/what-is-the-nhs-long-term-plan-and-can-it-achieve-its-aims
& Key commitments at a glance, from reducing stillbirths to diagnosing cancers earlier
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/07/what-will-the-nhs-long-term-plan-mean-for-patients
& NHS long-term plan: Are there enough staff to make it happen?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46782159
NHS  prevention  sickcare  demand  Austerity  ageing  premature  population  obesity  CVD  cancer  diabetes  Conservative  Theresa  May  staff  crisis  public  health  Brexit  long-term  plan 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
(1437) Obesity patients left struggling after NHS cuts - YouTube
obesity cost - 50bn economy
6bn NHS spends on obesity
- obesogenic environment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIrZQIRxGds - Exclusive: Call for obesity to be reclassified as a 'disease'
NHS  obesity  chronic  sickcare  Austerity  environment  obesogenic  CVD  diabetes 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
(1268) NHS - Where From Here? - YouTube
Privatisation by stealth
GP get asked to ration referrals
"engineered to collapse"
lowest bed numbers and dr numbers per head.
compromised delivery of care
"a demoralized workforce is a compliant workforce."
"doctors wont speak up for their patients (see culture), cant speak up [...] if the patient doesnt speak up nobody does"
NHS  Privatisation  STP  Austerity  sickcare  demand  culture  asset  stripping 
january 2019 by asterisk2a
Tax junk food high in sugar and salt, says top doctor - BBC News
England's top doctor has accused the food industry of "failing the public" and is calling for taxes on unhealthy food high in sugar and salt.
public  health  prevention  obesity  CVD  cancer  NHS  sickcare  demand  UK  diabetes  nudge 
december 2018 by asterisk2a
£20.5bn NHS funding boost not enough to improve care – study | Society | The Guardian
Ageing population and hospital deficits will take up much of new funds, thinktank says
report by the IPPR thinktank and former senior NHS staff says.
NHS  ageing  population  chronic  sick  premature  Rentnerrepublik  demographic  bubble  sickcare  demand 
december 2018 by asterisk2a
(12067) Die Tricks der Krankenhäuser | Doku & Reportage | NDR - YouTube
33:30 'Es wird erwartet vom Doktor, die Zahlen zu liefern.' [...] 'Medicine and privatwirtschaft vertragen sich nicht gut.' [...] 'Deutschland medizin wurde oekonomisiert'
NHS  Privatisation  Germany  UK  healthcare  sickcare  demand  for  profit  maximisation  for-profit 
september 2018 by asterisk2a
Norfolk hospital plans 'in-patient' care at home - BBC News
A hospital preparing for forthcoming winter bed pressures has confirmed plans to treat dozens of people classed as "in patients" at their own homes.
NHS  patient  safety  Austerity  winter  crisis  sickcare  demand 
august 2018 by asterisk2a
Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS - BBC News
Under-pressure NHS services in England are spending over £1bn a year buying care from outside the NHS because they are unable to keep up with demand. The bill is being racked up by hospitals, ambulances and mental health trusts, data obtained by the BBC shows. NHS managers said money was being wasted as often it was done at the last minute, and led to the NHS over-paying. Sending patients to private clinics for care like hip and knee surgery is thought to be the most common purchase.
NHS  Privatisation  Austerity  rationing  sickcare  demand 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise - BBC News
[GPs prescribing anti-depressants ...] Experts have linked the rise to waits for specialist mental health services. Antidepressants should prescribed to children only under close supervision.
NHS  mental  health  rationing  Austerity  GP  public  prevention  antidepressant  SSRI  NICE  negligence  malpractice  sickcare  demand 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
Record number of severely obese children - BBC News
Levels of childhood obesity have remained fairly stable in recent years, but the new analysis shows that severe obesity has been on an upward trend over the last decade.
obesity  UK  childhood  public  health  prevention  overweight  chronic  sick  population  sickcare  demand  diabetes  NHS 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions - BBC News
The 2,714 patients with a positive result had a 58% higher risk of death from other conditions.

Having a positive result was significantly associated with increased risk of dying from circulatory disease, respiratory disease, digestive diseases excluding bowel cancer, neuropsychological disease, blood and endocrine disease.
chronic  sick  population  sickcare  demand  NHS  Obesity  Cancer  CVD  public  health  demographic  bubble  rationing  diabetes  overweight  inflammation 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
May's extra cash for NHS is not enough, says spending watchdog | Society | The Guardian
NAO’s Sir Amyas Morse warns more is needed to meet needs of a changing population [...] But Morse said the funding increase would only serve to maintain current service levels and would not be enough to meet the needs of a rapidly changing demographic. // &! Tory councils join demand for tax increases to fund social care services - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/01/tory-councils-call-tax-to-fund-social-care - An astonishing nine in every 10 local authorities say that taxation must now be part of the solution in securing the viability of adult social care, according to a comprehensive survey of council leaders and senior figures responsible for care.

Concerns have been growing as a result of another delay to government proposals on resolving the crisis and complaints that pledged funding for care has been diverted to the NHS. // &! SOCIAL CARE - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/02/social-care-nhs-theresa-may-courage-attlee-cqc-david-behan & https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/03/social-care-70-cinderalla-service-funding //&! https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/04/nhs-social-care-health-service - The founding principles of the health service must be extended to social care. Otherwise the NHS will be run into the ground
NHS  ageing  population  social  adult  elderly  care  Council  Austerity  sickcare  demand  demographic  bubble  Theresa  May  Simon  Stevens  CVD  Cancer  diabetes  obesity  overweight  self-medication  Tories  Conservative  Party  premature  GP  CQC 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
'Tax and regulate more to improve health' - BBC News
The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers.

The experts also said the fear of the "nanny state" tag was unfounded as polling suggested the public have an appetite for tough action.

It comes after ministers in England unveiled new plans for child obesity.
[...]
They pointed out that seven in 10 adults do not meet the recommended guidelines in relation to diet, physical activity, drinking and smoking.

But despite this, polling carried out for the report by Ipsos MORI found that 85% of people believe they have a "great deal of responsibility" for keeping healthy.

The survey of more than 2,000 people in the UK also showed a significant degree of support for taxes and regulation.
UK  obesity  public  health  childhood  sickcare  NHS  CVD  overweight  Cancer  diabetes  prevention  Sugar  Tax  premature  ageing 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
Dating apps didn’t cause the STI crisis – it was cavalier Tory cuts | Nichi Hodgson | Opinion | The Guardian
Every £1 on prevention and treatment saves the NHS £11, yet sexual health centres are closing due to a lack of funding
NHS  Austerity  public  health  prevention  STI  Cancer  Obesity  CVD  chronic  sick  population  nanny  state  sickcare  demand  Tories  nasty  party  Theresa  May 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
Long waits, cuts and rationing: happy 70th birthday NHS | Zara Aziz | Society | The Guardian
NHS is turned into A&E only aka life-threatening // Many treatments are now classified as criteria-based or needing individual funding requests (that is, not routinely funded unless a detailed application is submitted by a GP or hospital specialist with evidence such as trials/research of its benefits and especially over any other patient with the same problem). So, for instance, a patient with pain and loss of hand function from a ganglion cyst would need an individual funding request. Clinical commissioning groups have a long list of conditions that need such approval – such as varicose veins, tonsillectomies and hernia surgery. Most of my applications are rejected as almost no one (despite the level of their suffering) is deemed exceptional.
NHS  Austerity  rationing  Privatisation  sickcare  demand 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
Theresa May faces dilemma over NHS cash boost, says IFS | Business | The Guardian
PM will have to either raise taxes, slash public spending or break her own spending rules - “The government is in a bind,” the IFS said. “It is extremely doubtful that large additional cuts to spending on other public services are either feasible politically or consistent with maintaining quality.

“So unless it is able and willing to implement tax rises or further cuts to the social security budget over the rest of this parliament it is hard to see how a significant injection of additional cash into the NHS would be consistent with the government’s stated fiscal objective.”
NHS  Austerity  sickcare  demand  ageing  chronic  sick  population  premature  obesity  Cancer  diabetes  CVD  public  health  demographic  bubble  UK  Council  adult  social  care 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
Rise in 'preventable' emergency readmissions to hospital - BBC News
pressure on bed blocking so high that people get discharged to early. Doctors are Drahtseilakt without a net
NHS  Austerity  bedblocking  Council  sickcare  demand  ageing  premature  population  chronic  sick  demographic  bubble  care 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
Tax rises needed 'to prevent NHS misery' - BBC News
Small NHS funding rise would be 'disastrous'
Health committee chair Sarah Wollaston says a funding increase of 3% will "not be high enough" to protect the NHS in the future.

She was speaking after a warning from two think tanks that spending is going to have to rise very substantially on the NHS and that extra tax could be the only way to pay for it.
NHS  Austerity  sickcare  demand  ageing  premature  demographic  bubble  chronic  healthcare  population  CVD  Cancer  diabetes  obesity 
may 2018 by asterisk2a
Bev Humphrey: ‘The underfunding of the NHS is almost conspiratorial’ | Society | The Guardian
Humphrey believes the health service is now close to breaking point and that government policy is to blame. “The chronic underfunding of the NHS is almost conspiratorial,” she says. “The way it has been starved of money for the last seven years is scandalous. We haven’t got to this decade to find everyone is suddenly iller. I fear the government will turn around in a few years and say, ‘Look, we have given you money and it hasn’t worked – we need a new system.’ I am concerned this would lead to a compulsory insurance model.” It would create a two-tier system, she feels. “The NHS is not only a very efficient service, it’s also clinically excellent. If we move away from that [a service that is free at the point of need] there’s no going back. What you would end up with is very poor quality services for the poorest and those who need it most.”
NHS  Austerity  mental  health  CAMHS  Privatisation  CQC  sickcare  ageing  premature  demographic  bubble  demand  population 
may 2018 by asterisk2a
Chips: Forscher ergründen Suchtgefahr - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Essen = Droge

Manche Forscher vergleichen die Wirkung von Essen auf das Gehirn mit der von Drogen, wobei der Botenstoff Dopamin eine große Rolle spielt. Sie fürchten auch beim Essen eine Art Teufelskreis: Man braucht immer mehr von einer bestimmten Substanz, um den gleichen euphorischen Zustand, das gleiche Belohnungsgefühl, zu bekommen - man wird süchtig danach.
obesity  NHS  overweight  S.A.D.  western  diet  lifestyle  self-medication  food  addiction  USA  UK  Germany  NAFLD  abuse  junk  fast  Salt  Sugar  Fat  dopamine  chronic  sick  population  sickcare  Diabetes  premature  ageing 
april 2018 by asterisk2a
NHS reform: How many patients will benefit? - BBC News
ACO - Campaigners under the banner JR4NHS have argued that a contract being considered in two of the areas, creating what is known as an accountable care organisation, could usher in private health providers. //&! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43850046 - Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan
NHS  STP  Council  Austerity  elderly  adult  social  care  UK  chronic  sick  population  ageing  demographic  bubble  sickcare  demand  GP  ACO 
april 2018 by asterisk2a
Bauchschmerzen, aber Magen und Darm sind okay - ein rätselhafter Patient - SPIEGEL ONLINE
45 - atypical symptoms - Der Fall illustriert: Menschen können einen Herzinfarkt erleiden, ohne die als typisch beschriebenen starken Brustschmerzen zu spüren, die oft in einen oder beide Arme ausstrahlen und meist auch mit einem quälenden Gefühl der Enge oder einem starken Brennen verbunden sind. Bei bis zu einem Drittel der Betroffenen treten diese Schmerzen nicht auf, sondern sie plagen untypische Beschwerden - wie etwa Bauchweh, Übelkeit und Atemnot.
CVD  heart  attack  chronic  sick  population  NAFLD  sickcare  demand  tobacco  overweight 
april 2018 by asterisk2a
Unintended consequences: when government health campaigns backfire | Life and style | The Guardian
Meanwhile a second research paper has spotted a flaw in the government’s “responsibility deal” with drinks makers. The industry agreed on reductions in alcohol levels by 2015, but while more low-alcohol products are on offer, things aren’t panning out as expected. Cambridge University researchers have scrutinised how low-alcohol drinks are being promoted by Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons and found that consumers are being prompted to buy these beverages in situations where they wouldn’t ordinarily hit the bottle. The drinks are presented as a perfect lunchtime treat, and as healthy options next to pictures of fruit. “Lower-strength wines and beers appear to be marketed not as substitutes for higher-strength products, but as ones that can be consumed on additional occasions with an added implication of healthiness,” wrote the researchers. Make that an “irresponsibility deal” then.
Sugar  Tax  nudge  chronic  sick  population  capitalism  profit  maximisation  public  health  prevention  UK  obesity  Cancer  CVD  overweight  premature  ageing  NHS  crisis  sickcare  demand  policy 
april 2018 by asterisk2a
'Wake-up call' over liver disease risks due to weight - BBC News
Scans of nearly 3,000 individuals from the UK Biobank research project showed that 12% had inflamed, fatty livers.

The British Liver Trust said the "very alarming" findings were a 'wake-up call' because the condition can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and death.

Hepatologists said there was a silent epidemic of fatty liver disease.
UK  public  health  crisis  liver  diseases  NAFLD  obesity  overweight  diet  lifestyle  chronic  sick  population  NHS  sickcare  demand  ageing  premature  demographic  bubble 
april 2018 by asterisk2a
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