The issue of parking within hospitals is constantly in the news and evokes strong emotions from all sides.
Last summer Ipswich Hospital was affected by a power outage, which impacted on the delivery of services. This article explores the importance of back-up power equipment and how to ensure care can be delivered in the event of a similar blackout.
NHS chiefs have been accused of wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money after issuing a warning that Dyson bladeless fans had been linked to healthcare-associated infections.
More than £1m was spent on thousands of the luxury models between 2013-2017, with installations at more than 100 NHS trusts in England and Wales.
They were brought in under the presumption they were cleaner than standard equipment because there were no blades for dust to cling to.
But NHS guidance has since warne...
Northern Ireland’s Department of Health has issued the first edition of a new newsletter detailing extensive work on the reconfiguration of key hospital services.
Proposals for stroke and breast assessment services have this year been the subject of public consultations.
The Department is now examining all the responses received and will shortly decide on the best way forward.
In addition, clinically-led reviews are underway on urgent and emergency care, neurology services, breast treatment, pathology s...