Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the warning by doctors to the Prime Minister that patients are dying in corridors.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt having to apologise as A&Es nationally struggle to cope.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the news that NHS England is to become the first healthcare system in the world to publish figures on avoidable in-patient deaths and says this is a bold move as approximately 9,000 deaths arise each year from flawed NHS care.
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Visiting Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults Professor John Wattis comments on the warning by the NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Professor Jane Cummings, that a combination of the cold weather and ‘loneliness’ could be lethal for the elderly in the coming months.
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Dr Kiara Lewis, the University’s Head of Health and Wellbeing, comments on a new study that shows an increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese.
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