The Telegraph article highlights that the boss of of an NHS trust with a disastrous cancer record had no experience of running hospitals. One of my other blogs today’s features latest OECD evidence with the UK’s cancer care being bottom quartile stuff. This is all a very long way from the UK’s NHS being the gold standard of public healthcare.
Why are the political classes keeping the mythe of the NHS going?
The other two articles were:
- Jeremy Hunt accused of keeping parliament in dark over NHS plans | Politics | theguardian.com
- Public health commissioning in the NHS 2014 to 2015 – Publications – GOV.UK
Personally, I struggle to see how UK Prime Minister, David Cameron can reschedule his diary to visit China, when the NHS is widely expected to collapse this Winter, especially in theAccident and Emergency departments (A&E).
- 13,000 died needlessly at 14 worst NHS trusts – Telegraph (dralfoldman.com)
- Boss at cancer scandal NHS trust had no experience running hospitals (goteleemedneg.wordpress.com)
- Fears for London A&E units in winter (bbc.co.uk)
- NHS organisations nationwide leap to the cloud as Huddle on track for record year in NHS (hispanicbusiness.com)
- Jeremy Hunt: New hospital inspections will shine a light into ‘dark recesses’ of the NHS (telegraph.co.uk)
- Jeremy Hunt’s local NHS trust savaged over patient safety after inspectors swoop (mirror.co.uk)
- Colchester: Report is the third time the Colchester Hospital NHS Trust has come under scrutiny this year. (eadt.co.uk)
- Coalition cuts blamed for shortage of 20,000 NHS nurses (independent.co.uk)
- Premium calls earn hospitals trust £100,000 (yorkshirepost.co.uk)