Tagged: Bruce Keogh

Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 130, February 2013

The February 2013 edition of the Medical Directors’ Bulletin includes the Healthcare Innovation Expo and the first Medical Leaders’ Conference, enter the NHS Innovation Challenge 2013, new guidance published for patients’ and their electronic health and care records, College of … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 130, February 2013

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Sir Bruce Keogh announces final list of outliers

In response to a request from the Prime Minister, Sir Bruce Keogh (the Medical Director) announced an investigation into hospitals that are persistent outliers on mortality indicators. Sir Bruce identified a number of organisations that had been outliers for two years … Read more → – Sir Bruce Keogh announces final list of outliers

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Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 129, December 2012/January 2013

In the December 2012/January 2013 edition of the Medical Directors’ Bulletin, feature items from the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards where three doctors were named as the best in their field, Bruce Keogh sets up forum following the NHS Commissioning Board’s committment … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 129, December 2012/January 2013

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Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

The responses to the cosmetic surgery review call for evidence were published 31 December 2012. The call for evidence was issued to enable the public, cosmetic interventions industry and patient groups to contribute to NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh’s … Read more → – Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

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Patients have a right to the same standard of care 7 days a week

Patients in hospital should be reviewed by a consultant at least once every 24 hours, including weekends and bank holidays, unless there are good reasons for them to not to have a daily review,  an authoritative report has recommended. The … Read more → – Patients have a right to the same standard of care 7 days a week

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