NHS Care Inspection

Care inspectors  the Care Quality Commission have taken steps to ensure an NHS Hospital Trust improve its safety and leadership in order to protect patients. The Trust in question, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was assessed as requiring improvements to infection control  and privacy. It has been reported by the BBC that the Trust Read More …

Testing announced for group-B Strep (GBS)

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is one of many bacteria that can be present in our bodies. It doesn’t usually result in damage. It is relatively common with 1 in 5 pregnant women carrying GBS in their vagina or digestive systems. GBS in some cases can cause complications as around the time of labour and birth, Read More …

Another Financial Mis-Selling Scandal?

In an article on the BBC website today (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15358930) the question was asked as to whether British banks are on the cusp of another mis-selling scandal? This follows last April’s ruling, where the major High Street banks were ordered to pay out billions of pound in compensation to borrowers whom they forced into buying unnecessary Read More …