Covid: Law reform calls for 'vital' care home visits

Some care home residents are still dying alone during Covid-19 outbreaks, a campaign group says. Source link

Face-to-face GP visits still near lockdown levels

Surgeries in England say remote consultations are the only option as they do not have enough staff. Source link

Covid: Hospital visits ban soul-destroying, says patient

One patient describes spending two months on wards without seeing her family. Source link

United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With

Tracy Lempner, spokesperson, United Healthcare. Mark Rosenberg, DO, president, American College of Emergency Physicians. Ryan Stanton, MD, member, American College of Emergency Physician board, emergency doctor, Lexington, KY. Ateev Mehrotra, MD, associate professor of health care policy and medicine, Harvard Medical School. Anthem: “Helping employees get the right care when they need care right away.”… Continue reading United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With

Ruthie Henshall: Lack of visits 'took her down so quickly' in care home

The actress pays tribute to her mother Gloria, who died in a care home on Tuesday. Source link

Covid in Scotland: FM expected to ease rules on indoor visits

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is due to make an announcement on further relaxing Covid restrictions. Source link

Kids' ER Visits for Swallowed Magnets Soars

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Calls to U.S. poison centers about incidents involving children and high-powered magnets surged more than 400% after a court overturned a ban on the magnets, a new study finds. “Regulations on these products were effective, and the dramatic increase in the number of high-powered… Continue reading Kids' ER Visits for Swallowed Magnets Soars