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Accident and Emergency waits – the highest for a decade.

It’s interesting to read peoples’ comments on the breaking story about the number of people waiting more than 4 hours in A&E which has risen by 21% compared with the same period one year ago. Politicians say that more efficiency … Continue reading

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Running a hospital is like running a business. True or False?

Running a hospital is a highly complex job and we’ve seen corporate types on telly try to do this and fail, so are there any similarities or not? Like a business a hospital needs to keep its costs under control. … Continue reading

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The Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust – what went wrong

Clearly something went wrong at The Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust. Among the reasoning has been blame on the NHS culture, which focused “on doing the system’s business – not that of the patients”. This is understandable, but let’s not forget … Continue reading

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