Posts Tagged ‘Mid Staffordshire’

Nurses shouldn’t care for eight or more patients

Registered nurses should not be caring for more than 8 patients during the day time on a regular basis, a draft NICE guideline warns. Eighteen months afte...

Mid Staffs NHS trust to be dissolved, Hunt announces

The hospital involved in the worst NHS care scandal in years is to lose specialist services and come under the control of new management, the health secret...

Government wants culture of compassion in NHS

Developing a culture of compassion will be a key marker of success in the NHS following the scandal of Mid Staffs Hospital, the government has said in its ...

More time for agreement on Mid Staffs funding

Monitor today announced an extension to the special administration process at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust to allow commissioners and providers t...

GMC drops cases against Mid Staffs doctors

Four senior doctors who worked at Stafford Hospital during the care scandal will not face disciplinary action. Dr John Gibson, Dr Valerie Suarez, Dr David...

Hospitals need Elder-friendly Ward Quality Mark

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has committed to a series of wide-ranging actions to help realise the recommendations of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Fo...

Reaction to Don Berwick’s patient safety report

Chair of the BMA council, Dr Mark Porter, said: “We firmly believe that there must be a change of culture across the NHS and we support Professor Berwic...

Get involved in the future of Mid Staffs

The public is keenly aware of Mid-Staffordshire's historic troubles on quality, and these have impacted on the trust's finances. The special administrator...

Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust “should be dissolved”

The trust that ran the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital should be dissolved, administrators have recommended. The Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust went into admin...

Eleven NHS trusts under special measures

Eleven NHS hospital trusts in England are to be put under special measures for "fundamental breaches of care", the health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. ...

Mid Staffs NHS trust put into administration

Scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire is to become the first NHS foundation trust to be put into administration, regulators have announced. Health regulator Monit...