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40% increase in patients waiting at least six months for surgery

40% increase in patients waiting at least six months for surgery

The latest waiting times data shows that in September 2017, the number of patients waiting longer than six months for surgery increased by 40% compared to the same time last year.

Features

The fight against AMR: where are we now?

The fight against AMR: where are we now?

A year on from the publication of Jim O’Neill’s review on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), new guidance is being issued by NICE on antibiotic prescribing and the latest data suggests that some progress has been achieved. However, WHO data shows that there are many resistant infections that continue to pose a significant threat to public health.

Managing the challenges of workforce planning

Managing the challenges of workforce planning

Technical editor Kate Woodhead RGN DMSlooks at the reasons why staff shortages exist in the NHS and what’s being done to address them.

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