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Jun 2015

Seven-day plan at risk due to nursing cuts

Union leaders have warned that plans to increase seven-day services throughout the NHS in England are at risk due to a fall in the number of senior nursing posts. According to official sources, the number of nurses employed in the two most senior grades, such as ward sisters and team leaders, has fallen by 3%…

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23
Jun 2015

Thousands of lives could be saved by new cancer guidelines

A new strategy on cancer diagnosis has been launched by NICE, which the health watchdog say could save around 5,000 lives in England each year. The guidelines recommend that certain tests be arranged directly by the GP in order to speed up access to treatment, instead of first referring the patient to a specialist. In…

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19
Jun 2015

Keyhole knee surgery could do more harm than good in middle-aged or older patients

A study conducted by researchers in Sweden and Denmark has found that the negative repercussions of keyhole knee surgery could outweigh the long-term benefits in middle-aged and older patients. 150,000 patients undergo arthroscopic surgery (a minor procedure to treat torn cartilage and arthritic knees) each year in the UK, many of them in their 50s,…

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19
Jun 2015

Survey reveals only one in three NHS patients complain

A survey conducted by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) has revealed that only one in three people who believe they have had a poor service by the NHS actually complain. The most common reason for not complaining was a doubt that it would make a difference, followed by fears that it would be…

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19
Jun 2015

Chadwick Lawrence Celebrate A Year Of Success With Summer BBQ

Yorkshire’s Legal People marked another successful year of business with their annual summer BBQ on Thursday 18th June, with clients, friends and colleagues all gathering at the Dock Street Offices in Leeds for the bash. Guests, including Chadwick Lawrence’s old and new clients and partners enjoyed the BBQ food and drinks reception despite the overcast…

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18
Jun 2015

Asma Iqbal Receives ‘Highly Commended’ – Business Woman of the Year Award

Partner and News Department head, Asma Iqbal received the ‘Highly Commended’ – Business Woman of the Year Award at the Telegraph & Argus Bradford Means Business Awards 2015 last week. The purpose of these awards is to identify women from all sectors who have made an exceptional influence to business in the Yorkshire region and…

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