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...
How Volunteers Improve Morale at Hospitals

How Volunteers Improve Morale at Hospitals

Volunteering is about much more than just logging hours at a hospital. It’s about how it benefits patients, medical professionals, and the volunteers themselves. Even assisting with the smallest of tasks can have a far-reaching positive impact. But how exactly are...
Why A Quarter of Nursing Students Quit

Why A Quarter of Nursing Students Quit

One in four nursing students are dropping out of their course before qualifying, according to figures from the Health Foundation charity. Out of the 16,544 students who were in the final year of their nursing degree in 2017, more than 4,000 decided to quit their...
‘Bully Doctor’ Marjan Jahangiri Wins Court Battle

‘Bully Doctor’ Marjan Jahangiri Wins Court Battle

Top UK heart surgeon Professor Marjan Jahangiri is set to return to her post at St George’s University Hospital after a high court ruling found her suspension of 9 August to be superfluous. The 56-year old professor was suspended during an investigation into...