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By Alex Stevenson A widespread failure across the NHS to comply with patient safety standards has been described as “shocking” by the Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) charity. Its freedom of information request about the number of unresolved alerts issued by the National Patient Safety Agency revealed that 80 NHS Trusts have not complied with… Read more »

Consensus elusive for elderly care reforms
Acrimony sours elderly care debate

By Alex Stevenson Prospects for cross-party talks on reforming elderly care in England and Wales diminished over the weekend as the media glare hardened negotiating positions. Health secretary Andy Burnham and his Conservative and Liberal Democrat shadows Andrew Lansley and Norman Lamb appeared together on BBC1’s The Politics Show to discuss the state of their… Read more »