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  1. News Article
    A new report has emerged on hospitals now seeing an overwhelming influx of patients. The report details how urgent care is now under immense strain from people seeking care in emergency departments across the country. Read full story (paywalled). Source: Nursing Times, 08 July 2021
  2. News Article
    A survey by Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit has found their respondents did not feel in control of their health. The survey focused on how the public view on patient safety and preventable medical harm and their understanding of it. Some highlights of the results include: 53.2% knew what the term 'medical error' meant, with only 37% being able to define it 58% worried about medical errors 45.9% of the public felt in control of what happens to their health The findings of the survey suggest there is still some way to go in educating the
  3. News Article
    An influx of Covid-19 patients is being seen in hospitals, leading to cancelled operations. Staff are having to self-isolate for ten days, leading to shortages with Leeds Teaching Hospital having to cancel non-urgent operations in order to help cope with the numbers of patients coming in with Covid-19. It has also been found that other hospitals and ambulance services are being affected as the third wave unfolds. The Department for Health and Social Care has been approached for comment. Read full story. Source: The Guardian, 08 July 2021
  4. News Article
    Over 60 demonstrations took place on 3 July 2021 to protest over pay. Figures have suggested that a band 5 nurse takes home around £5,000 less per year than they did a couple years ago due to austerity measures and a public sector pay cap. The protest as arranged by groups Keep Our NHS Public, Health Campaigns Together, NHS Workers Say No and NHS Staff Voices with a separate demonstration by Nurses United UK have raised concerns for patient safety, arguing that the pay issue has a direct impact on recruitment and retention of nurses. Read full story. Source: Nursing Notes
  5. News Article
    Patients with a lung disease may die before they can be diagnosed with an illness, charities have warned. Those on waiting lists for over a year with severe or worsening symptoms are at a higher risk, says health taskforce. Read full story. Source: The Telegraph, 6 July 2021
  6. News Article
    Fresh Air NHS, Patient Safety Learning and the Safer Healthcare and Biosafety Network are calling for urgent change to the UK government’s guidelines on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which are failing to adequately protect healthcare workers against the airborne nature of the Covid 19 virus. In March 2020, UK PPE guidance for Covid-19 facing healthcare workers was downgraded, from requiring airborne protection for all staff, to only those in areas where aerosol generating procedures were commonly performed – mainly the ICU. To-date, approximately 1,500 UK health and care workers ha
  7. News Article
    Staff at Manchester's Royal Infirmary have said they are facing mounting pressures amid staff shortages and increasingly long waiting lists in A&E. Doctors and nurses have said they were told a 'major incident' was declared, however, it was then reduced to an internal incident in an attempt to avoid 'bad press'. A clinician has said A&E patients are now regularly waiting over 8 to 10 hours overnight due to an increasing influx of patients and a surge in children attending A&E. Read full story. Source: The Independent, 26 June 2021
  8. News Article
    The family of a patient is to be paid a 6 figure sum after staff failed to realise she was malnourished and had intestinal failure, subsequently starving to death. The out-of-court settlement comes after Linda Doherty, 69, was found to have died from sepsis and acute kidney injury, malnutrition, intestinal failure secondary to Crohn’s disease and ileal resection, and inadequate nutritional intake. Read full story. (paywalled) Source: BMJ, 25 June 2021
  9. News Article
    A woman in Scotland has died from cervical cancer after she was excluded from the cervical cancer screening programme. The error meant that more than 400 women have also not been tested and it has been revealed since then, a small number of women have developed cervical cancer. It has also emerged that some of the women wrongly excluded from the screening programme had partial hysterectomies dating back to 1997. Maree Todd, the Scottish public health minister extends her condolences to the family of the woman who died. NHS boards are putting together better measures to ensur
  10. News Article
    A statement has been released by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Faculty for Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) addressing the concerns raised by women on painful IUD fittings. Dr Diana Mansour, Vice President of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and Dr Edward Morris, President at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists give a statement in support to women who have experienced pain during an IUD fitting, describing their concern and dismay at women's pain being dismissed. Dr Edward Morris calls 'on the
  11. News Article
    A new review by a Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) found outdated systems used to provide oxygen around hospitals struggled to cope with demand, particularly during the winter months during the Covid surge. HSIB was created to investigate safety issues in England, and have said the problems with oxygen was not isolated to just one hospital. Read full story. Source: BBC News, 24 June 2021
  12. News Article
    Hospitals around the UK are facing record numbers of patients coming into A&E, overwhelming the service. New records have been set, surpassing that of the worst days in the winter of 2019. Concerns over patient safety have been raised amid fears lives may be lost. It has been revealed by doctors working in A&E that patients are waiting to be seen as long as nine hours and the increased influx of people needing urgent treatment is putting more pressure on hospital beds. There are also reports of growing levels of violence towards medical staff from frustrated public. Dr Adri
  13. News Article
    A regulator has warned a trust to take immediate action after it was found junior doctors were seeing acute inpatients alone. The warning comes after a serious safety concerns were raised when a doctor was stabbed by a patient. Health Education England has ordered Central and North West London Foundation Trust to ensure doctors are always accompanied by another member of staff with appropriate qualifications after safety concerns were raised regarding patient and staff. Read full story. (Paywalled) Source: HSJ, 15 June 2021
  14. Content Article
    NHS Improvement asked NHS organisations to identify, by June 2020, at least one person from their existing employees as their patient safety specialist. Training for these specialists will be based on the national patient safety syllabus being developed with Health Education England. Working with representatives from a few NHS trusts, patient safety partners (patient and public voice representatives) and clinical commissioning groups, NHS Improvement have drafted the requirements for a patient safety specialist to help organisations identify the most appropriate person(s) for the role.
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