Mon Jun 20 | 9:13 AM

NHS Study Shows Wales Hospital Treatment Time is Longest in the UK

Data shows that patients are staying in Welsh hospitals for an average of seven days. This is the longest in any UK nation. The Nuffield Trust said this plus long waits meant many patients were "missing out on care ...

Tue Jun 14 | 9:43 AM

Blood Test Found to Detect Most Early Stage Bowel Cancer

The blood test, which uses Raman spectrometry, was developed by researchers at Swansea University, with funding from Cancer Research Wales and Health and Care Research Wales. A trial showed the test picked up about ...

Fri Jun 10 | 9:40 AM

Data of NHS “Never Events” Shows Drill Bits & Scalpels Left Inside Patients

According to a new analysis there have been almost 100 cases of a foreign object – including drill bits erroneously left inside NHS patients. The figures examined by the PA ...

Tue May 31 | 11:02 AM

Leicester Royal Infirmary: Criticism over long A&E wait time

We have been able to gather that some patients said they slept on waiting room seats or were sent to a tent in the car park. Some patients at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (...

Wed May 25 | 7:58 AM

NHS “Never Events” Explained & How To Claim Settlement for Medical Negligence?

New figures available to us reveal that there were more than 400 "never events" in the NHS last year (between April 2021 and March 2022) which has raised concerns over the effect of heavy staff workloads on patient ...

Tue May 24 | 5:24 AM

Butterwick Hospice in Bishop Auckland Rated Inadequate & Told to Improve

Butterwick Hospice Care was founded in 1984 and provides adult hospice services including palliative and neurological daycare as well as a home care service. After a recent ...

Thu May 19 | 5:03 AM

Call for Inquiry in the South West Over Hospital Delays

According to recent news, Calls are currently being made for an investigation into why problems with the hospital system in the south west a...

Mon May 16 | 5:18 AM

Patients’ Struggle to Find Dental Care Leaves Them in Pain

Healthwatch England, the NHS body representing patients, has said that people with dental issues are finding it difficult to get treatment saying the problem was made worse by the rising cost of living and needed to...

Thu May 12 | 12:19 PM

High Rates of Diabetes Foot Amputations Raises Fears

Following data from the government on rates of diabetic foot amputations in the UK, patients group say it is worrisome as there are major differences in the figures released for people with diabetes in England. Read

Mon May 9 | 11:31 AM

Failing Maternity Units in Nottingham: Families Express Concern Over Review

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust is in charge of both the Queen's Medical Centre and City Hospital and there is a review underway into the Trust after dozens of babies died or were injured, According ...

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