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 Psychiatry for Older Adults John Wattis comments on the slant taken by The Times that ‘timewasting patients cost the NHS millions every year’.
Irish Politics expert Dr Shaun McDaid comments on the Brexit and growing problem of the Irish border.
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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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