GP Patient Survey results revealed for 2021 RESULTS of this year's GP Patient Survey are in and reveal what patients think about their family doctor. The GP Patient Survey 2021, carried out on behalf of NHS England ask residents for their views on their doctors' surgeries across a range of different areas.
The appointment of Amanda Pritchard proves the NHS is change averse NHS reform is off the agenda. Our peculiar healthcare system will carry on much as now, revered at home and pitied abroad. There had been speculation about who would take over from Sir Simon (now Lord) Stevens, the outgoing chief executive of NHS England.
The NHS said the devices ‘may be less accurate if you have brown or black skin’ Official NHS guidance has been changed for the use of blood oxygen monitors after it was found that they may not be as accurate when used on black and minority ethnic people.
Infection rates continue to rise in one area of Newquay, the latest NHS data has revealed. New figures, which cover the period between July 20 and July 26, show that Newquay East is still the area with the highest infection rate in the county at 862.9 per 100,000.
Confidential report sent to Government advisers before Covid crisis said decisions on life-saving treatment would depend on local resources Secret plans drawn up by the NHS said doctors may need to consider denying premature babies lifesaving care in a severe pandemic, the Telegraph can disclose. The confidential report created by NHS England and sent to government advisers three years before the outbreak of Covid 19 set out “patient triage scenarios” during an influenza pandemic where some people would be denied treatment when resources were limited.
Elderly people in their 70s faced being denied a hospital bed under an NHS plan for pandemics. The secret NHS England document proposed treating patients on their chances of survival rather than clinical need. The strategy was designed in 2017 to ensure the health service would cope in the event of a severe flu pandemic.
The oximeters may be providing “misleading” results. Experts have warned that pulse oxygen monitors may work less well on black and minority ethnic people, potentially increasing Covid mortality. NHS England and medicines regulator, the MHRA, have said pulse oximeters may sometimes overestimate oxygen levels, giving “misleading” results.
NHS changes blood oxygen monitor guidance as review finds they don’t work as well for black and Asian patients
The NHS acknowledged the devices ‘may be less accurate if you have brown or black skin’ Medical experts’ warnings that blood oxygen monitors don’t work as well for people with darker skin tones have prompted the NHS to publish enhanced guidance on the use of the non-invasive device.
NHS warn oximeters used to detect early signs of dangerous falls in oxygen levels in Covid patients do not work as well with ethnic minorities
NHS England and the MHRA say oximeters can overestimate amount of oxygen There is a growing body of evidence the device work less well for BAME people Covid pandemic has caused disproportionate deaths in ethnic minorities Health bodies have warned that oximeters that are used to detect early signs of dangerous falls in oxygen in Covid patients do not work as well for ethnic minorities.
THE number of Covid patients being cared for at the trust in charge of the Royal Oldham Hospital has continued to rise as infections in the borough slow. Latest figures from NHS England show as of 8am on Tuesday there were 86 people confirmed to have Covid-19 at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
Covid hospitalisations steadying across Dorset THE number of people admitted to hospital with coronavirus in Dorset is steadying, latest figures show. Latest figures from NHS England show that hospitalisations across Dorset have steadied in the last week. There were 46 people admitted to hospitals in the county in the seven days up to July 25 - up from 45 in the previous week.
More than 105,000 people have had their first Covid vaccination on the Isle of Wight – with efforts are now concentrating on getting more young adults to take up the jabs. Director of public health for the Island, Simon Bryant, said at the Isle of Wight Council’s health and wellbeing board that the highest rates of infections on the Island are being seen in the 20 to 24 population and that is where the promotion of the vaccine is being targeted.
Two more coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in the region's hospitals, official figures from NHS England show. It means the total number of deaths announced in the Black Country, Staffordshire and Birmingham increased to 7,421. One death was recorded at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust on July 23 but included in the most recent figures.
NHS England data broken down for MK University Trust Thirty coronavirus patients were being cared for in hospital in Milton Keynes as of Tuesday, new figures show. NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on July 27 was up from 22 on the same day the previous week.
New NHS data suggests 23% of people with Covid infections in hospital were admitted for other reasons. Hospitals in England have released more detail than usual about the number of Covid patients in their care. The government denies NHS pressures had previously been overstated by counting all patients testing positive.
At present the health service seems neither answerable to the government nor accountable to patients When the Attlee Government was setting up the National Health Service (largely by reorganising existing services), legend has it that Nye Bevan summed up its ethos thus: “If a bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.”
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust was caring for 39 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust was caring for 39 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on July 27 was up from 35 on the same day the previous week.
Lincolnshire Partnership Trust was caring for one coronavirus patient in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. Lincolnshire Partnership Trust was caring for one coronavirus patient in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on July 27 was down from three on the same day the previous week.