Joining Forces to Combat NHS Budget Cuts

The NHS has long been a foundation of social structure in the UK, providing affordable health care to residents of all backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Now, though, the NHS is struggling financially to maintain quality of care. This is in part due to budget...
Premature Mortality Doubles in Poor Areas of the UK

Premature Mortality Doubles in Poor Areas of the UK

Overall, premature death in the UK is on the decline, but that doesn’t necessarily mean good news. Although life expectancy rates have increased steadily, numbers are now levelling off as the UK faces a statistical stalemate. While premature deaths decline in more...

Southern Health Comes up Short Again

Once again, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that the Southern Health Trust is still not up to standards and requires improvement. The CQC, an independent regulator of health and social services in the UK, inspects and regulates medical care to ensure that...
Scottish NHS Funding Shortfall Spells Uncertainty

Scottish NHS Funding Shortfall Spells Uncertainty

The Auditor General of Scotland recently reported the NHS is suffering a budget shortfall unlike any other in recent history. If something doesn’t happen soon, Scotland’s ageing population, in particular, may suffer the consequences. Unsustainable funding will...