Want to know how long you’ll have to wait in your local A&E? The NHS Information centre today published a report that uses Hospital Episode Statistics to compare how different trusts perform.
Whitehall is better armed with data on children who no longer exist than on those that can expect to live for the next 80 years.
More than 90 per cent of women are denied choice in where they give birth, charges the National Childbirth Trust in a new report.
The NHS Information Centre has issued some “experimental statistics” covering the take-up of medicines approved by the National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
All’s fair in opposition politics, but the Conservatives really pushed the boundaries with their claim that women were being forced to give birth in the lift because of cheeseparing in the NHS.
Devolution has provided an interesting comparison of how different governments approach the National Health Service - and the arrival of swine flu has pointed out just how great those differences can be.
A string of newspapers lamented the excesses of the young in response to an NHS report detailing their illicit activities.
Targets are usually well-meant. They're designed to inject a note of urgency into otherwise sluggish systems and raise productivity. But the outcome is seldom strictly what anybody intended.
Civitas has published a report by Mervyn Stone, Emeritus Professor of Statistics at University College London accusing the Government of "sidelining honesty and truth" in major poli