Month: February 2020

Row of ambulances near a hospital

‘Significant concerns’ raised about A&E at Royal Stoke Hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) told University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust last summer that its care service provision required improvement.

orthopaedic doctor in their surgery treating a patient

Specialist in trauma and orthopaedic surgery suspended over treatment concerns

Concerns were raised after a specialist in trauma and orthopaedic surgery was suspended.

Emergency ambulance driving to hospital

Patients “let down badly at their moment of greatest need” by delays in ambulance attendance

Patients who are “seriously ill”, including those suffering a heart attack or a stroke and burns victims, are waiting over an hour for an ambulance to arrive in England and Wales.