Rise in blunders by GP out-of-hours services as pressures mount
The number of major blunders reported by GP out-of-hours services has risen by one quarter, with patients dying after long waits to see a doctor, or after a visit where fatal symptoms were missed, an investigation has found.
‘Where there’s space, there will be a trolley’: Photos expose devastating reality of ‘disaster movie’ A&E with 15-hour queues
The shocking images were captured during a typical night at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre during the peak of the crisis in January
National mixed methods evaluation of the effects of removing legal barriers to full practice authority of Dutch nurse practitioners and physician assistants
Objective To evaluate the effects of granting legal full practice authority (FPA) to nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA) regarding the performance of specified reserved medical procedures and to support governmental decision-making.