Nearly a third of Britons suffer from claustrophobia at some point in their lives, according to new research. The top three nightmare scenarios are a tiny room with no windows (54 per cent), crowded places (51 per cent) and a ‘tunnel’ MRI scanner (45 per cent).
Nick Bosanquet, Professor of Health Policy at Imperial College, speaks to Accountable Care Journal about implementing the objectives of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP).
Many Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff are victims of bullying and harassment in the workplace. These effects can impact on the organisation’s productivity when staff are excluded, marginalised, stressed, angry, scared or disengaged.
The number of visits to England’s emergency departments by homeless people has more than trebled since 2011, an investigation by the BMA has discovered. Recorded visits to hospital A&E departments by patients classed as having no fixed abode has risen from 11,305 in 2011 to almost 32,000 last year.
The NHS Long Term Plan has now been published following several days of snippets being fed to the media on the benefits which the Plan will seek to introduce. Gerard Hanratty, Partner at Browne Jacobson, provides his legal analysis.
Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, writes on last week’s postponement of the Brexit vote. This means more uncertainty on issues such as health system supply chains, reciprocal healthcare, regulatory alignment, research programmes and public health systems.
To solve the NHS staffing crisis, policymakers must make the system work for the self-employed, a new report from The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) and Public Policy Projects (PPP) has said.
Leading healthcare messaging service MJOG is spearheading a trailblazing partnership scheme aimed at improving access to doctors for hundreds of thousands of patients.
High Court intervenes and grants injunctions in two separate cases involving cardiologists where the employing Trust in one case had imposed continuing restrictions on practice following an investigation and in the other case, fully excluded a Professor of Cardiac Surgery, writes Jacqui Atkinson.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, on turning the organisation around and her plans for the Nursing and Midwifery Council