Posts Tagged ‘London’

Reaction to Darzi’s Better Health for London report

This is a bold and well evidenced vision for delivering sustainable health and care services in London. The Commission has taken a strong leadership role a...

Plan calls for smoking ban in London’s parks

A new plan has been launched with the intention of making London the healthiest major global city within 10 years. The plan includes making London’s p...

Londoners vow to fight cuts in emergency units

Accident and emergency departments at four hospitals are to be downgraded as part of a controversial reconfiguration of services affecting two million peop...

Leadership vacuum threatens care in London

Health services in London will be operating in a leadership vacuum following the abolition of strategic health authorities by April 2013, a report claims. ...

“Support extended consultant delivered services”

A leaked NHS London report suggests that over 500 deaths a year in London could be prevented if consultant cover was increased at weekends. Sir Richard Th...

More weekend consultant cover could prevent deaths

Increasing cover by consultants in acute medical and surgical units at weekends could prevent more than 500 deaths a year in London, early findings from a ...

NHS London chief exec resigns over reorganisation

The head of the NHS in London, the biggest authority in the health service, has resigned over the government's decision to halt a wave of hospital reorgani...

London hospitals facing crisis, report says

Hospital services in London could close or be down graded as healthcare in the capital heads towards ‘a major financial and organisational crisis’, a r...