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Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

NHS Resolution have launched a new scheme which aims to meet liabilities resulting from the healthcare arrangements being implemented as a repose to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice, England

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

Are you aware of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP)? The scheme was introduced on 1st April 2019 by NHS Resolution and operates a new state indemnity scheme for general practice within England.

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Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

The purpose for the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) is to deal with all clinical negligence claims brought against member NHS bodies if the incident took place on or after 1st April 1995, or the date the body joined the scheme if this happens to be later.

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Existing Liabilities Scheme for General Practice

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

The Existing Liabilities Scheme for General Practice (ELSGP) is a new state indemnity scheme for general practice in England, which was established on 6th April this year (2020).

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Existing Liabilities Scheme

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

The Existing Liabilities Scheme (ELS) was put in place to cover all clinical negligence claims brought against the NHS in England, where the loss/injury occurred before April 1995. This

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Crucial that NICE Guidelines are Followed Despite Pandemic

Posted Wednesday 16th September 2020

As reported by the BBC earlier last month, the case of a 27 year old mother who died of cancer after being told on 2 occasions she probably had coronavirus has highlighted the importance of suspected cancer guidelines being followed despite the global pandemic.

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Reminder of the NHS Notification Scheme

Posted Wednesday 19th August 2020

Reminder of the NHS Notification Scheme

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Damaging Sleep Myths Debunked!

Posted Wednesday 17th April 2019

According to the news this week, there is the potential that widely believed myths are damaging both our mood and our health, and not really helping with our sleep at all.

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Stem Cell Treatment Labels Patients HIV ‘Undetectable’

Posted Wednesday 6th March 2019

HIV in a UK London patient has been labelled ‘undetectable’ after a stem cell transplant was carried out.

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Improved & Faster Sepsis Test Could Save Lives

Posted Tuesday 19th February 2019

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have developed a new test to provide an earlier diagnosis of sepsis. The researchers believe the test could potentially save the lives of thousands.

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NHS Offering 800-Calorie Diet to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Posted Friday 30th November 2018

The NHS is set to introduce an 800-calorie per day diet to reverse type 2 diabetes as part of a ‘pilot’ scheme.

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Top Dr Says Don’t Believe Vaccine Myths Online

Posted Friday 2nd November 2018

England’s Top Doctor, Professor Dame Sally Davies has stated that those people who believe myths regarding vaccines by anti-vaccine campaigners are “absolutely wrong.”

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Millions of Women Missing Smear Test Appointments

Posted Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Figures have shown that around three million women living within England have not attended an appointment for a smear test for at least three and a half years.

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New Inquiry into NHS Contaminated Blood Scandal Begins

Posted Tuesday 25th September 2018

A public inquiry is now underway to identify why thousands of NHS patients were given infected blood products.

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Baby Deaths Review Increases to Over 100 Cases at Shropshire Hospitals

Posted Friday 21st September 2018

It is believed that a review into incidents of mother and baby deaths and injuries within Shropshire hospitals is now looking at over 100 cases.

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Type 2 Diabetes Rises Amongst Young People in England and Wales

Posted Monday 20th August 2018

In just four years the number of children and young people receiving medical treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in England and Wales has significantly rose to 715 from 507.

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England’s Bowel Cancer Screening to Begin 10 Years Earlier

Posted Monday 13th August 2018

Public Health England has announced that Bowel Cancer Screening will now begin 10 years earlier than it currently does.

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Study Finds Seeing Same Doctor Reduces Death Rates

Posted Friday 29th June 2018

A study carried out by Researches at the University of Exeter has suggested that Patients who see the same Doctor when attending appointments have lower death rates.

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Prescribed Painkillers ‘Shortened 456 Lives’ at Gosport Hospital

Posted Wednesday 20th June 2018

A report has found that over 450 patients died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital after being given powerful painkillers that were not clinically justified.

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New Therapy Cures Terminal Breast Cancer

Posted Wednesday 6th June 2018

US researchers have announced that the life of a terminally ill breast cancer patient has been saved thanks to a ‘pioneering new therapy.’

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