Bed Shortage: NHS Bosses Plan To Turn Patients’ Bedrooms Into Hospital Wards

The NHS will ask patients to turn their bedrooms into hospital wards in an effort to free up hospital beds and tackle waiting lists. They will be given mobile phones and wearable gizmos that allow doctors to observe their vital signs remotely on ‘virtual wards.’ Up to 25,000 people at a time could be treatedContinue reading “Bed Shortage: NHS Bosses Plan To Turn Patients’ Bedrooms Into Hospital Wards”

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Family Furious After 89-Year-Old Left Outside For Over Eight Hours In Ambulance Queue

An old man who required critical medical care after falling on his head was given a 21-hour wait time for an ambulance and then forced to queue in the ambulance for eight hours outside the hospital. The family of Roy Clare, 89, from Southend-on-Sea, called 999 on Tuesday when he fell out of his wheelchairContinue reading “Family Furious After 89-Year-Old Left Outside For Over Eight Hours In Ambulance Queue”

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The United Kingdom Has Monkeypox

Health bosses said that Monkeypox is in the United Kingdom and now two more people have been diagnosed with it in cases not connected to the previous infection. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said that one of the two people, who live in the same household, is being treated in a hospital. The cases,Continue reading “The United Kingdom Has Monkeypox”

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PPE Items Worth £2.7 Billion Ordered To Help NHS Staff Fight COVID Will Be Disposed Of

A minister has revealed that almost five billion items of NHS personal protective equipment worth £2.7 billion will go to waste. Health minister Edward Argar revealed more than 36.4 billion items were ordered by the Government’s PPE programme since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, and he said, of this, about 3.4 billionContinue reading “PPE Items Worth £2.7 Billion Ordered To Help NHS Staff Fight COVID Will Be Disposed Of”

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Today Is Freedom (From Masks) Day!

Large numbers of shoppers and commuters have continued wearing masks despite a rift of COVID curbs in England including face coverings and vaccine passports being scrapped. Supermarkets and public transport operators are still demanding customers do the right thing and cover their faces despite COVID cases, hospitalisations and deaths all falling in the past 24Continue reading “Today Is Freedom (From Masks) Day!”

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COVID Antiviral Pill Could Be Offered To Vulnerable Patients Before Christmas

The first at-home treatment for COVID 19 could reportedly be given to patients before Christmas in an effort to protect vulnerable people from the Omicron strain. According to a newspaper outlet, Health Secretary Sajid Javid is set to start a national pilot of the Molnupiravir antiviral pill, also known as Lagevrio. Molnupiravir, which can beContinue reading “COVID Antiviral Pill Could Be Offered To Vulnerable Patients Before Christmas”

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Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS

It was reported that follow up appointments are to be scrapped and patients moved around the country under extreme strategies to tackle the immense NHS waiting list overload. The Health Secretary Sajid Javid is understood to have ordered NHS health chiefs to come up with suggestions to alleviate the backlog. A review will recommend patientsContinue reading “Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS”

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Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs

Boris Johnson is facing growing Tory resistance over his decision to water down a new cap on social care costs. Conservative MPs are demanding the Government rethink a change to the Prime Minister’s social care plans which was slipped out last week. Small print relating to the reforms means that means-tested support from local authoritiesContinue reading “Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs”

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Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall

Families are being offered up to £1,200 to take their loved ones out of the hospital in a bid to ease a growing healthcare crisis. Last month the Royal Cornwall Hospital declared a critical incident after up to 100 people were waiting to be seen in the emergency department with 25 ambulances queueing outside. LocalContinue reading “Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall”

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This 53-Year-Old Super-Fit Nurse Committed Suicide After Losing Three Limbs To Sepsis

An inquest heard that a brave nurse whose independence was stripped from her overnight when she lost both her legs and an arm after a cough turned to sepsis was discovered hung by her husband. Jayne Carpenter, 53, was left with just one limb when a simple cough in 2016 grew into neutropenic sepsis, aContinue reading “This 53-Year-Old Super-Fit Nurse Committed Suicide After Losing Three Limbs To Sepsis”

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