Listen to the BBC’s You and Yours programme discuss the benefits to patients of having early access to legal advice whilst in Hospital. BBC Radio 4 Lawyers in Hospitals
*/ Whiplash, eh. It’s all a big con, pushed by ambulance chasing lawyers at the expense of innocent motorists who pay higher insurance premiums as a result. Source: Insurers, not lawyers, are the bad guys when it comes to whiplash
Major Trauma survivor Benn Crabbe is aiming to raise £30,000 to help researchers at Royal London major Trauma Centre continue its research. Details at http://bartscharity.org.uk/get-involved/transformation
Failure to identify healthcare tourists is costing one London NHS maternity unit £5m pa and London hospitals more than £10m pa. In an attempt to identify who should in fact be paying for their child birth, the hospital is asking patients to present utility bills and evidence of residency. This sounds
Rationing of services likely as hospital chiefs say they can’t make savings vital for reform Source: NHS finance chiefs warn of poorer care and longer waiting times | Society | The Guardian
A short and informative video on how the government spends £120bn per year on health in England.
A new Defence Rehabilitation Centre is being built at Stanford Hall, Leicestershire to replace Headley Court which will “re-locate” i.e. close in 2018. The new building is under way, but its seems to be short of cash so they are seeking your donations to help finish the build. Given Headley Court
NHS England have recently published a 64 page business plan for the next years priorities. Yet despite the Five Year Forward plan placing an emphasis on vocationally focused rehabilitation and integrated care between community and primary care, this document does not. In fact the word rehabilitation appears once in reference