Search Tag: Hospital Stays

Cardiology Management

TAVI or Not TAVI — in Low Risk Patients? That Is the Question

2017 07 Mar

When transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) was introduced in 2002, it was proposed as a therapy for inoperable or very high risk patients. Recently, the procedure has also been performed on younger lower risk persons with less comorbidities. The evolution in the indication for TAVI might be regarded as a model for the uptake of a new therapy,... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Quick Guide Supports Patients’ Choices

2016 18 Apr

I’m pleased that Healthwatch England has been able to help NHS England develop its latest Quick Guide , aiming to support patients’ choices to avoid long hospital stays. Our 2015 Safely Home report amplified more than 3,200 voices – gathered with and through the local Healthwatch network – to show what happens when hospital discharge goes wrong... Read more