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Chronic pain sufferers frustrated with NHS care

A new survey has revealed chronic health sufferers’ attitudes are shifting towards conventional medicines.    The survey conducted by Get Well magazine found that: ·       85% of people suffering from a chronic health condition feel frustrated or helpless after discussing their condition with a doctor ·       79% of people suffering from a chronic health condition feel like […]

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85% of chronic health sufferers feel helpless after visiting the doctor

A survey has revealed that 85% of people suffering from a chronic health condition feel frustrated or helpless after discussing their condition with a doctor. As such, more and more people are turning to alternative therapies for help – with 78% of those surveyed seeing a considerable improvement in their health. The study conducted by Get Well magazine found […]

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Unqualified staff conducting NHS orthopaedic procedures

Unqualified staff are conducting orthopaedic surgery procedures in NHS hospitals. That’s according to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), which claims hundreds of surgical care practitioners (SCPs) conduct actual surgical procedures, such as using power tools in orthopaedic surgery for joint replacement. It says these former nurses and theatre assistants at NHS hospitals usually have completed just two […]

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Has NHS Fife done enough?

NHS Fife is set to come under scrutiny at tomorrow’s Health and Sport Committee meeting at the Scottish Parliament. Financial sustainability, cost pressures, staff governance and waiting times targets will all be up for discussion, with evidence to be provided by the following: Rt Hon Tricia Marwick, Chair; Paul Hawkins, Chief Executive; Michael Kellet, Director […]