New analysis has found that more than 100,000 hospital admissions for children under the age of ten in England due to tooth decay over a three year period. This statement calls on the new government to stand by previous commitments
This study investigates the causal effect of hospital volume on health gains from hip replacement surgery in the English National Health Service. It exploits a unique dataset, which links routine hospital records and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for all public
This service specification covers the provision of Hand and Upper Limb Transplantation Services for adults.
Engagement Report for the service specification covers the provision of Hand and Upper Limb Transplantation Services for adults.
Clinical Priorities Advisory Group Report for the service specification covers the provision of Hand and Upper Limb Transplantation Services for adults.
Consultation Report for the service specification covers the provision of Hand and Upper Limb Transplantation Services for adults.
Date of report: 8 April 2019 Deceased name: Ronald Clark Coroners name: David Clark Coroners Area: Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; Product related deaths This report is being sent to:
This service specification covers the provision of specialised, multi-disciplinary team gynaecological management, including surgery in some cases, for girls from 13 years of age and women with rare, congenital anomalies of the female genital tract. In a small number of
This service specification covers the provision of surgical interventions for individuals on the NHS pathway of care for the treatment of gender dysphoria. This service specification should be read in conjunction with NHS England’s service specification for Gender Identity Services
The main curative treatment for patients with localised OG cancer is to remove the tumour with surgery (usually along with receiving chemotherapy or chemo-radiotherapy). As many OG patients are diagnosed with the condition at an advanced stage, only 30% of
Date of report: 25 April 2019 Ref: 2019-0127 Deceased name: Mildred Clark Coroners name: Sonia Hayes Coroners Area: Kent (North-East) Category: Emergency services related deaths (2019 onwards); Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being
The Government recently passed the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 20191, a new law to change the rules for organ and tissue donation in England from 2020. The law introduced a system commonly called “opt-out” or “deemed consent”. From 2020,
This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of general surgery elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform general surgery elective care services at pace, why this is
This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used. Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes
NHS England will not routinely commission surgery for pectus deformity in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment. It has considered the
The time preparing for, undergoing and then recovering from an operation is known as the perioperative period and the College believes that tailored care throughout this time will improve long-term outcomes for patients after surgery. It suggests exercise and nutritional
The UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) specialist working group has compiled a list of exposure prone procedures (EPPs) and non-EPPs carried out in vascular surgery. Each procedure has been categorised into the level of risk of
This annual report covers surgical site infection (SSI) data collected by NHS hospitals and independent sector NHS treatment centres. Data in this report includes voluntary submissions and data submitted as part of the Department of Health’s mandatory healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme.
This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during
Report that finds Nearly two thirds of procedures were coded to the wrong specialty, meaning outcomes, treatment volumes and which units did what was hard to measure. The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons has pledged to start collecting