UK has less doctors than nearly every EU country

According to a report by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Britain has fewer doctors per head than almost every other European country with only Poland, Romania, Ireland and Slovenia being worse. Senior doctors have described the shortages in Britain as life threatening and as leaving the NHS under ‘incredible pressure’. The report […]

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Tracheostomy care risk

Staff need more training to deal with tracheostomy issues Gaps in training for the essential breathing treatment tracheostomy could lead to potential life threatening situations, as doctors are not equipped to deal with blocked or dislodged tubes, reveals a new report. With 12,000 tracheostomy procedures being carried out each year, The Intensive Care Society told BBC News care […]

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