NHS Winter Health Check: Performance Statistics (BBC News / NHS England / King’s Fund)

Summary

The NHS England “Winter Health Check” provides the latest statistics on A&E / emergency admissions, winter pressures, influenza vaccinations and NHS 111 performance for week ending January 2015.

Full Text Link

Reference

NHS England’s winter health check. London: NHS England, January 23rd 2015.

A&E waiting times in England have improved to their best level since November 2014, but targets are still being missed.

Full Text Link

Reference

Triggle, N. (2015). A&E waiting times in England improve. London: BBC Health News, January 23rd 2015.

Meanwhile, hospital finances are in trouble. Over 60% of trusts now rely on financial support (bailouts) from the Department of Health. Some foundation trusts plan to draw down on reserves, while prioritising patient safety and extra nurse recruitment.

Full Text Link

Reference

Appleby, J. Thompson, J. [and] Jabbal, J. (2015). How is the NHS performing? January 2015 Quarterly Monitoring Report. London: The King’s Fund, January 22nd 2015.

Resilient Public Satisfaction with NHS (Despite Recognised Problems)

Public support for the NHS has actually shown signs of rising, in the face of widely reported pressures:

Full Text Link

Reference

Pym, H. (2015). How much do we love the NHS? London: BBC Health News, January 29th 2015.

Full Text Link

Reference

Gallagher, J. (2015). NHS satisfaction ‘risen significantly’. London: BBC Health News, January 29th 2015.

Advertisements

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
This entry was posted in Acute Hospitals, BBC News, Charitable Bodies, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, King's Fund, Local Interest, Management of Condition, National, NHS, NHS England, Northern Ireland, Quick Insights, Scotland, Standards, Statistics, UK, Universal Interest, Wales and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s