Posts Tagged ‘Cardiothoracic’

Birmingham’s QE Hospital under weekly review amid high death rates after heart operations

A hospital has been ordered to report weekly to the health watchdog amid concerns of high death rates during or after heart operations. The Care Quality...

“Fewer heart transplant units needed”

The government needs to reduce the number of heart transplant units because too few transplants are being performed and it is difficult for surgeons to mai...

Surgeons call for improved data collection

Patients are being denied access to real choice in treatment because the medical profession and NHS are dragging their feet on providing reliable, independ...