Richard Vautrey, from the BMA, said: "I'm a bit concerned if the clinical commissioning group does not believe that patients should be fully involved and fully informed about what is happening for their care.
Tyne & Wear The move is aimed at reducing hospital admissions There is concern that patients in County Durham have not been notified that GPs must now ask a private company to decide on referrals to specialists. North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group has awarded a contract to About Health, which will advise on the […]
More than 45% of men who responded to a survey* by Samaritans said they felt more worried at Christmas than other times of the year.
The findings come with a reminder that volunteers from the charity’s 201 branches will be available round the clock over the festive period, for anyone who needs to talk.
The online survey found that of the male respondents:
Almost half (48%) feel sad or depressed at Christmas time
45% of men feel that others expect them to be happy at Christmas when they are not
More than a third (37%) of men admitted to feeling lonely at Christmas
30% of men felt stressed or anxious at Christmas time
A forecasted reduction in the number of NHS mental health nursing jobs over the coming years could threaten the government’s ambition to see it put on an equal footing with physical treatment, it has been claimed.
Make This The Biggest Meeting Concerning Mental Health Manchester Has Ever Seen!
Make This The Biggest Meeting Concerning Mental Health Manchester Has Ever Seen. We Need Ideas To Fix The Rot. People are dying. Meeting Saturday 22nd November, 2014 “It’s Time to be Heard” If your connected to mental health and we all are, you havCOME AND JOIN US !
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Ending the NHS “Sell off: the abolition of your NHS” (Full Movie)
I will shine a torch on what some doctors see as a glaring omission in the national psyche. I have identified a powerful group of figures within the NHS who are alarmed by the public’s lack of awareness about the abolition of their NHS. This film will follow their arguments right the way up to the Health Secretary’s relinquishing of responsibility for the nation’s health, and will argue that it must be reversed. This film also takes you on a personal journey to a national theme that has massive implications for us all. It will reveal a hidden agenda that’s already having disastrous effects. According to one senior consultant: ‘It’s like putting Dracula in charge of the blood bank’. Each of the insiders will speak to us intimately, as if we’re patients in the consulting room. It will be clear that these doctors are people simply doing their jobs by putting their patients’ interests – which are also the viewers’ interests – first. What perhaps will surprise us most is how efficiency and quality will drop. Or, perilously, how close we are to falling forever down a pitiless US-style empty well of no-bucks-no-care. Though the diagnosis remains bleak, the strength of the characters at the film’s disposal should give us surprising hope, casting flashes of light across an otherwise bleak landscape. The style of the film is intimate, hand-held scrupulousness. Interviews will take place in discreet corners of hospitals, surgeries and streets, the images at times elevated by a powerful soundtrack, leaving the viewer with an overall admiration for the doctors’