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Rise in mental health patients sent out-of-area for beds

Acutely unwell patients are being sent up to 300 miles for care, with trusts spending millions buying bed space at private hospitals due to NHS units being full. Sending people ... NHS Foundation Trus... read more

Mental health trust spent more than £1 million sending patients outside county for treatment

DORSET HealthCare has spent more than £1 million sending mental health ... Figures from the NHS show that between June 2017 and May 2018, the trust placed patients with acute mental health needs in 'O... read more

One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

draws on a new forecast of the staffing gaps emerging in the 1.2 million-strong NHS ... vulnerable to plans to cut low-skilled migration. The three think tanks argue that the interdependence of the tw... read more

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Suffolk leaders demand mental health overhaul amid bed closures

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has called for managers of the region’s mental health trust to be replaced after news emerged about vital bed closures. Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation ... is likely to see ... read more


Concern as number of mental health patients placed in private hospitals rises by a third

Mental health trusts are spending millions of pounds placing growing numbers of patients in private services miles from their home, a Community Care investigation ... Partnership NHS Trust spent £2.7m ... read more

British homeopathy funding is "bad medicine": panel

Ministers estimate the NHS spends around 152,000 pounds ($235,000 ... Critics say the homeopathy industry has made millions out of selling little more than “sugar pills” to vulnerable patients. Paula ... read more

Jon Ashworth: Toxic privatisation agenda is destroying the soul of our NHS

While the snow delights children and Instagram users, it is confirmation for our NHS staff that winter is most definitely here. Already hospitals have had to divert patients ... pulled out of a 10 yea... read more

Suicidal patients turned away in Sussex as mental health service reaches crisis point

In a frank interview, Lisa Rodrigues, chief executive of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust ... 367 'out-of-area' bed days, while this year the number has already more than doubled to 755. One le... read more

70 defining moments in 70 years of the NHS

The first patient ... out by Sir Alfred Cuschieri at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Now one of the most common surgeries performed on the NHS, it sees a thin telescopic rod, lit with a fibre-optic cable ... read more

Staff members suspended, police called, and patients left unsupervised at private mental health hospital inspectors could close down in six months

Staff were suspended and police called after the inspection at the hospital, which gets millions ... Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) patients. That was compared to 4,402 bed days spent out of the ... read more

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Early in the third quarter, we signed Bolton NHS Foundation Trust to adopt Sunrise as a replacement for an ageing legacy system. Bolton is an integrated care organization serving patients ... to Allsc... read more

No beds for mental health patients in Dorset so they're being sent as far as Durham at a cost of £1.9m

VULNERABLE mental health patients are still being sent hundreds of miles for treatment – at a cost of £1,957,579 to the NHS a year ... spent £1.8 million in a year sending 60 patients out of county fo... read more



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