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Archive | June, 2016

NHS staff crisis ‘worse than cash woes’

The growing crisis in workforce morale is a greater risk to the NHS than the financial problems it is grappling with, a leading health expert says. Nigel Edwards, chief executive of the Nuffield Trust think tank, warned staff shortages, disputes with government and bullying were creating a “toxic mix”. He said if the problems persisted, […]

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Motor neurone disease patients ‘face delays in seeing specialists’

One in five people with motor neurone disease (MND) waits more than a year to see a brain specialist for help with diagnosis, a snapshot survey suggests. The MND Association report, based on responses from 900 patients in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, says the delays stop people getting early care. While the charity accepts […]

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