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Occupiers’ liability: NHS trusts report patient safety concerns over failing premises

United Kingdom - October 8 2020 Around half of a sample of 114 NHS trusts in England have reportedly expressed concern about risks to patients, staff and visitors from inadequate…

Patients with impaired vision at risk from delays in routine eye treatment

United Kingdom - May 7 2019 Government targets stipulate that routine conditions should be treated within 18 weeks across a range of specialities, but many face longer delays. In…

Petition launched to raise awareness of crucial childhood eye tests

United Kingdom - October 16 2018 A chain of opticians has started a petition to bring about a national change to promote greater awareness of eye health among parents and carers of…

NHS leaders urge all trusts to increase flu vaccination among healthcare workers

United Kingdom - September 18 2018 NHS leaders have recently written a letter to the chief executives of all NHS trusts and foundation trusts to underline the importance of appropriate…

Court of Appeal backs greater protection for whistleblowing junior doctors

United Kingdom - May 9 2017 Three judges sitting in the Court of Appeal have called for the law to be interpreted to maximise protection for junior doctors after hearing an…