Search Tag: weekend risk of death

Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

2015 12 Jul

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients are more likely to die in hospital during the weekend.  Professor Richard Lilford and Dr Yen-Fu Chen started this discussion following the results of The Global Comparators project: international comparison of... Read more

£1.5b NHS Funds on Seven Day Services Better Spent on Other Priorities

2015 03 Jun

According to new research from the University of Manchester, the NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the government plans to spend for a full seven day service in the NHS in England. For the purpose of the research, health economists in collaboration with colleagues at the University of York used official data that suggests... Read more