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Not all trusts fully complying with patient safety alerts

NHS patient safety concerns raised

Only a third of NHS trusts are fully complying with patient safety alerts, campaigners has claimed.

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  • MRSA Action UK: Annual MRSA Day and Global MRSA Summit

    Our friend and colleague Jeanine Thomas from across the pond in Chicago, Illinois, has organised an MRSA Summit to open proceedings for World MRSA Day, which we recognise on 2nd October - the anniversary date of the discovery of MRSA here in the UK.

  • MRSA Survivors Unite for World MRSA Day

    The Fifth Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff Event & Global C diff Summit will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Hinsdale Community House in Hinsdale, Illinois.

  • MRSA Action UK: there is no room for complacency on MRSA

    World MRSA Awareness Month 2013 reminds us there is no room for complacency.

  • MRSA Action UK: International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7th

    MRSA Survivors Network, a global leader in the fight for MRSA awareness, education and prevention launches this week – "International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7th" a new global campaign with the slogan "Prevention Saves Lives" that draws critical attention for the need of healthcare facilities worldwide to screen high risk patients for MRSA upon admission with continued surveillance and testing – active detection and isolation saves lives.

  • Inquiry ordered into Mid-Staffordshire's substandard care

    Mid-Staffordshire inquiry ordered

    Health secretary Andrew Lansley has ordered a full public inquiry into the unnecessary deaths of up to 1,200 people at Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Patient safety concerns revealed by new data

    'Shocking' NHS accident inaction condemned

    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.

  • Memo reveals concern that NHS will meet its MRSA targets

    NHS 'set to miss' MRSA targets

    Health minister Andy Burnham has insisted the government can still meet its target to cut rates of hospital superbug MRSA, after a leaked memo shows the NHS is set to miss it.

  • Healthcare Commission publishes new NHS trust performance ratings

    Warts and all ratings reveal NHS weakness

    More than 200 hospital trusts have been branded "weak" in the way they manage their resources under tough new performance ratings by the Healthcare Commission.

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