A report has said that if special measures had not been put in place in 11 failing hospitals, hundreds of deaths could have occurred.
The report by the Doctor Foster analysis company focuses on hospitals that are performing at a poor level. This new report follows in the wake of the Stafford hospital scandal.
Studies have shown that after emergency measures were put in place, death rates in these hospitals fell.
But, according to the Labour Party, problems on hospital wards still exist.
The Stafford Hospital scandal surrounds hundreds of cases of appalling patient care that took place leading up to 2008. Inquiries have suggested that some people may have die Continue Reading Story >>>
Students often decide to take a gap year before or after university. As well as students, many people already in full-time work also decide to take a year out to travel or do something different. While a lot of people choose to travel the world during their gap year, you don’t even have to leave the UK to have a life-changing experience. Whether you want to explore the country, volunteer somewhere or get a new job for the year, you can have a fantastic gap year without leaving home. If you’re unconvinced, read on to find out how to make the best of your gap year right here in the UK.
Your gap year should be a time when you can enrich your life, meeting new people ar Continue Reading Story >>>
When you need a lawyer, finding the right expert for your case can prove to be a difficult task. For ordinary people who may not know much about any field of law, looking at different types of lawyer can be confusing. Should you find a specialist lawyer? Do you need a solicitor or a barrister? People need lawyers for all kinds of things, so it makes sense that hiring a lawyer isn’t a case of ‘one size fits all.’ You’re unlikely to want the same lawyer for fighting a custody case as you want for buying a house. But where do you start when you’re looking for a lawyer? Some specialisms seem quite straightforward – for example, it’s obvious what personal Continue Reading Story >>>
The first sign of the economic crisis happened when Lehman Brothers collapsed and filed for bankruptcy in September 2008. Many in the financial sector knew that there were problems, but for most ordinary people it came as a bolt from the blue. Those watching events unfold from foreign countries had no idea that the collapse would have worldwide consequences.
Suddenly it became apparent that there were other banks around the globe that were also in dire straits. It appears that in October 2008, the UK was only hours away from a complete financial meltdown when investors decided to withdraw their money. There was a run on many banks as savers tried to get access to their cash before, they thou Continue Reading Story >>>
When you’re selling a property, you want to give yourself the best-possible chance. With everything now online, you needn’t limit yourself to advertising in property magazines. In fact, there are many new, exciting ways to market your property. The emergence of social media and popular blogs mean that the internet is an incredible marketing tool. Likewise, advances in technology have made way for new means of promotion online. Internet savvy marketers are now taking advantage of all the world wide web has to offer.
If you are in real estate, then it can’t hurt to add an extra avenue to your marketing plan. By taking some of your business online, you expand your audience a Continue Reading Story >>>