Neurological Care in England: Recommended Improvements (BBC News / House of Commons)

Summary

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee’s earlier report (2012) made recommendations for improving services and delivering better outcomes for people with neurological conditions.

Their latest follow-up report points to the continued existence of long delays in diagnosis, poorly coordinated local services, patchy hospital care, inadequate (or non-existent) care planning, plus unwarranted regional disparities and health inequalities.

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Neurological care in England criticised by MPs’ report. London: BBC Health News, February 26th 2016.

This relates to:

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House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts (2016). Services to people with neurological conditions: progress review. Twenty-fourth Report of Session 2015–16. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report, ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 10 February 2016. London: The Stationery Office Limited (House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts), February 26th 2016. HC 502.

Possibly of interest, according to the Sue Ryder charity, younger people with neurological conditions are sometimes cared for in old people’s homes:

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Bradford, E. (2016). ‘Hundreds’ of young in old people’s homes. London: BBC Health News / BBC Scotland, February 29th 2016.

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