'only two cases where urgent cancer investigation had been delayed in error' - the rest were intentional
meanwhile passengers arriving at heathrow from Milan, Spain, New York board the underground without any checks
Brandom 'Most of the other symptomatic half will only be off for one 7 day period (according to UK guidance) after which they will also be immune and return to workforce.'
No evidence no longer infective at 7 days.
no advice to reduce/stop travelling for holidays etc. just take 2 weeks off when you fancy - two weeks off every few weeks shouldn't be a problem!
500 lives saved a year - evidence please (and for how any years) ? cost/QALY
and why exactly would the UK delay lorries carrying drugs etc. coming in from the EU?
Project fear rides again
are the numbers the wrong way round?
our computer software can tell us to switch to save pennies a year but not when the drug is not available - shows where the meds management priorities are
and why are UK citizens retiring early and medical places needing to be filled through clearing?
'nothing for nothing'
I'd like to see a comparison the MPS and MDU rates from 01.04.19
if i'd been through what she's been though I'd have 'personal issues'
'maximum prison sentence for assaulting an emergency worker from six months to a year.' should be minimum with no maximum
South Coast GP
my thoughts exactly - the app will appeal to young fit millenials, the want it now generation with minor illnesses
tin can kicked down the road
Sceptic Monkey - the report you refer to says the UK is number 10 out of 11 for 'healthy lives' which it defines as 'mortality amenable to medical care, infant mortality, and healthy life expectancy at age 60'
It effectively says 'everyone gets equal access to poor care'
But 'devils advocate' if they fund OOH indemnity and not the hike in in-hours costs then the pendulum may shift to make OOH more attractive for locums etc.
In-hours will experience a staffing crisis but hey there aren't enough GPs for both and the DH gets worse press for poor unplanned care than planned!
Gabapentatryptacodone has hit the nail on the head - what's the seasonally adjusted figure?
are we sure they haven't changed the definition of 'full-time'?
the NHS has had no credible workforce plan since 1948 except to recruit from overseas. Now that the working conditions and hourly pay (the long hours mean take-home is still reasonable for most)are dire they won't come