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Think Sepsis!

Posted Monday February 23, 2015 by Patients Association

Sepsis is a serious condition that can look just like flu, gastroenteritis...

Sepsis is a serious condition that can look just like flu, gastroenteritis or a chest infection. Sepsis…...

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The Medical Innovation Bill – Position Statement

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Patients Association

The Patients Association supports any innovation that saves lives and provides better...

The Patients Association supports any innovation that saves lives and provides better outcomes for patients – who deserve access to high quality, safe care. While medical innovations are important to...

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Press Release: Antibiotic resistance

Posted Wednesday February 18, 2015 by Patients Association

NICE has proposed measures for health and social care providers to help...

NICE has proposed measures for health and social care providers to help tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. The aim is to ensure that antibiotics continue to be effective...

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Full Report: ‘Why our NHS should listen and be human’

Posted Sunday February 15, 2015 by Patients Association

Patients Association Themes Report: Why our NHS should listen and be human:...

Patients Association Themes Report: Why our NHS should listen and be human: This is what the public are telling us To view the full report, follow the link: Themes Report February 2015 The...

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Press Release: ‘Why our NHS should listen and be human’

Posted Sunday February 15, 2015 by Patients Association

  News Release: Embargoed until Sunday 15th February 00:01 Patients Association Themes Report: Why...

  News Release: Embargoed until Sunday 15th February 00:01 Patients Association Themes Report: Why our NHS should listen and be human: This is what the public are telling us The Patients Association has...

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Press Release – Freedom to Speak Up review

Posted Wednesday February 11, 2015 by Neal Suchak

Freedom to Speak Up review Sir Robert Francis QC The President of the...

Freedom to Speak Up review Sir Robert Francis QC The President of the Patients Association and former Chair of the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry had been asked by the...

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‘Dementia Overtakes Cancer as UK’s Most Feared Illness’

Posted Wednesday February 11, 2015 by Mehdihassan Juma

Dementia Overtakes Cancer as UK’s Most Feared Illness • Breadth of devastation...

Dementia Overtakes Cancer as UK’s Most Feared Illness • Breadth of devastation wreaked on family and finances a major factor • In comparison, stroke (also often long term debilitating / distressing)...

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Manifesto: A care system fit for patients

Posted Thursday February 05, 2015 by Mehdihassan Juma

The Patients Association launch manifesto Listening to news stories about the NHS over...

The Patients Association launch manifesto Listening to news stories about the NHS over the last two decades, you would be forgiven for thinking it is in perpetual crisis. However, given with...

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Press Release – “Hello my name is…” campaign

Posted Monday February 02, 2015 by Neal Suchak

Katherine Murphy, Chief Executive of the Patients Association, said: The Patients Association fully...

Katherine Murphy, Chief Executive of the Patients Association, said: The Patients Association fully supports the “Hello my name is…” campaign. We know from the many calls to our Helpline that patients...

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Patients Association submits evidence to PASC

Posted Friday January 30, 2015 by Mehdihassan Juma

The Patients Association has submitted written evidence to the Public Administration Select...

The Patients Association has submitted written evidence to the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC), who examine the quality and standards of administration within the Civil Service and scrutinise the reports of...

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