Reservations on today’s report by Nuffield Trust which compares funding and healthcare performance across the UK centre on: Rurality (which not even comparison between Scotland and North East England redresses), Reporting standards, Right measures, Responsiveness, and Repeat attendances.
Here's a story to warm the heart. Altruistic kidney donation has gone up by 50 per cent!
Media commentators have been having fun with a story in the Evening Standard of March 30. “Flu pandemic could kill 94,000 people in London” wrote Tim Ross and Mark Prigg, as swine flu fever threw those of a nervous disposition into a panic.
Drinking can damage your liver, as we've all known for a long time. But how many moderate drinkers end up in NHS liver-wards?
IS healthcare in Britain good, bad, or indifferent? We spend £100 billion a year on it, so it would be nice to know.
IF a leaflet given to women claimed that hormone replacement therapy reduced the risk of colon cancer by 50 per cent, but increased the risk of breast cancer by six in a thousand, what might they c
ANOTHER hospital has called in the Healthcare Commission because it has suffered a run of deaths in its heart transplant programme.