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Poor areas have most admissions for dog bites: Hospital admissions for bites and strikes by dogs among people living in the 10% most deprived areas of England were three times as high as in the 10% least deprived areas (24.1 versus 8.1 per 100 000 admissions), show new figures for 2013 from the Health and Social Care Information Centre. There were 9710 hospital admissions for injuries caused by dogs and other mammals (such as horses, foxes, and cats), a rise of 7% on the 9080 admissions in 2012. Dog bites and strikes accounted for …  
bmj.com
almost 7 years ago
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The NHS productivity challenge

This report describes how six trusts have been grappling with the productivity challenge. It also suggests ways to divert the NHS and social care from their current trajectory, which is heading towards a major crisis.The unprecedented slowdown in the growth of NHS funding in England since 2010 required the NHS to pursue the most ambitious programme of productivity improvement since its foundation. It has broadly risen to the challenge, with pay restraint, cuts in central budgets, and the abolition of some tiers of management producing significant savings. But the strongest pressure has been applied and felt at the front line, by hospitals and other local service providers, faced with squeezing more and more value from every health care pound.  
kingsfund.org.uk
almost 7 years ago
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Dr Mark Newbold: Why should doctors get involved in management?

Dr Mark Newbold, CEO of the Heart of England Foundation Trust, lectures as part of the Alumni Leadership Talks series.  
YouTube
almost 7 years ago
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Oxford Medical Leadership Forum / Oxford Medical Leadership Forum

The Oxford Medical Leadership Forum is proud to welcome Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, who will speak about the future of the National Health Service.  
omlf.co.uk
almost 7 years ago
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Hyperacute stroke care and NHS England’s business plan

NHS England’s refreshed business plan identifies the reconfiguration of hyperacute stroke services as a priority. NHS England aims to develop the case for major reconfigurations in two further geographical locations by April 2015.1 This priority follows the centralisation of London’s acute stoke care in 2010, in which 30 local hospitals receiving stroke patients were reduced to eight hyperacute stroke units, each within a maximum ambulance travel time of 30 minutes. In a before and after study,2 the thrombolysis rate increased from 5% to 12%, the survival rate increased from 87.2% to 88.7%, and centralisation achieved an estimated 90 day cost saving of more than £5m (€6.1; $8.4m) a year.  
www.bmj.com
almost 7 years ago
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Mental health patients forced to travel miles for care - BBC News

A lack of mental health beds in England is forcing patients to travel hundreds of miles to receive treatment in other areas, figures show.  
BBC News
almost 7 years ago
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Mental health patients hit by bed shortage - BBC News

A shortage of beds has forced some mental health patients in England to travel hundreds of miles for treatment and to sleep on mattresses on the floor.  
BBC News
almost 7 years ago
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Hyperacute stroke care and NHS England’s business plan

NHS England’s refreshed business plan identifies the reconfiguration of hyperacute stroke services as a priority. NHS England aims to develop the case for major reconfigurations in two further geographical locations by April 2015.1 This priority follows the centralisation of London’s acute stoke care in 2010, in which 30 local hospitals receiving stroke patients were reduced to eight hyperacute stroke units, each within a maximum ambulance travel time of 30 minutes. In a before and after study,2 the thrombolysis rate increased from 5% to 12%, the survival rate increased from 87.2% to 88.7%, and centralisation achieved an estimated 90 day cost saving of more than £5m (€6.1; $8.4m) a year.  
www.bmj.com
almost 7 years ago
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Commissioners in Bristol face legal challenge for failing to involve patients

A clinical commissioning group (CCG) in southwest England is the first in the country to face a legal challenge for failing to consult patients and the public about proposed changes to the services for which it is responsible.  
www.bmj.com
almost 7 years ago