England’s mental health services are in a state of crisis according to reports on the BBC, with a leading psychiatrist stating that England’s provision for people with mental health problems is unsafe.... > Read More
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Scientists are claiming a new breakthrough in the search for a future Alzheimer's drug after a discovering a compound that stopped brain cell death in mice, according to The Independent.... > Read More
For the patient, wound infection can lead to poor healing outcomes and has the potential to result in life-threatening sepsis. For healthcare services, additional expense can be incurred due to the need for remedial treatment and extra clinician time. Poor wound infection rates malso attract negative publicity and damage the public’s perception of care standards. This article examines the essential roles played by prevention of infection, early diagnosis and the initiation of effective management strategies.> Read More
The recent and ongoing changes to the NHS were instigated to absorb the increasing costs of an ageing population: the NHS needs to save £15–20 billion by the end of 2013/14 for reinvestment into frontline services (Department of Health [DH], 2010a; 2010b).> Read More
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