Health Business analyses the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s ‘Breaking down the Barriers’ report and examines what improving the complaints process could mean for improving patient safety and care outcomes for older patients.
With evidence suggesting that patients face a higher risk of mortality in hospitals at weekends, the Conservative government has outlined plans for a seven-day NHS. But how will this work and what challenges will need to be overcome first? Health Business reports
Tony Sant of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency examines how the development of an integrated reporting tool and improved governance for problems with medicines and medical equipment will play a vital role in raising standards for patient care