Hospital

The news has recently reported that there are a worrying number of errors being made by doctors when they prescribe medication. Some figure suggest that as many as 1 in 5 patients are receiving prescriptions with mistakes in them, including wrong instructions or dosages. It seems the most vulnerable people are the elderly and young […]

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Figures appear to show a dramatic rise in hospital-acquired infections over the last two years. According to the UK Daily Mail, annual deaths have doubled over this period from 22,002 to 42,000. Most of the victims are elderly -the average age is 76; of course, the elderly are going to have lower resistance to infections […]

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