Record numbers facing long waits at A&E in Scotland

The latest weekly figures show 8,091 patients in Scotland were not seen in the four-hour target time. Source link

Clues Your Teen May Be Facing a Mental Health Challenge

Feb. 8, 2022 — Leonard noticed some concerning changes in his daughter Tina that started soon after her 16th birthday. “Basically, she almost completely stopped talking to my wife and me,” says Leonard, who asked not to be named to protect his family’s privacy. “Anything we asked her, she answered with one word, like ‘nothing,’… Continue reading Clues Your Teen May Be Facing a Mental Health Challenge

Covid vaccines: The unvaccinated NHS workers facing the sack

NHS staff explain why they have chosen not to have a Covid vaccine as the mandatory deadline looms. Source link

Black Young Adults: Remember This When Facing Discrimination

Nov. 17, 2021 — Joel Bervell recalls leaving his hometown of Seattle for the east coast after being accepted into Yale University. Still getting accustomed to the big move, Bervell, who had breezed through high school with straight As, went to see his chemistry professor for advice after getting a low grade on a test.… Continue reading Black Young Adults: Remember This When Facing Discrimination

GP appointments in Wales: People facing crisis, says watchdog

Patients are sometimes left waiting to speak to a phone operator for up to an hour. Source link

Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Thursday, July 22, 2021 (Kaiser News) — As a deadly heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest last month, overwhelming hospital emergency rooms in a region unaccustomed to triple-digit temperatures, doctors resorted to a grim but practical tool to save lives: human body bags filled with ice and water. Officials… Continue reading Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

The huge NHS challenge facing Sajid Javid

The new health secretary must deal with massive waiting lists and exhausted health staff. Source link

GP practices in England facing 'tsunami of patients'

GPs have told the BBC that they are facing a “tsunami of patients” as we start to emerge from lockdown. NHS figures for England show that in March of this year, GPs saw more than 28 million patients – one of the highest numbers on record – and a rise of 20 per cent on… Continue reading GP practices in England facing 'tsunami of patients'

Covid vaccine: Government facing questions over supply to UK

It is understood there is a delay to a shipment of millions of doses of the AstraZeneca jab from India. Source link

Healthier 2021: Mark Is Facing His Feelings

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their health this year. You can follow their journeys here. By Mark Spoor My fitness journey has taken a different tone in the past few days. I’ve been a… Continue reading Healthier 2021: Mark Is Facing His Feelings