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Some locum doctors costing hospital trust £100 an hour

The trust managing Shropshire’s main hospitals is paying some doctors more than £100 an hour to avoid A&E closures, its chief executive has said. Last week, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust called off plans to shut Telford’s emergency unit overnight. It said enough staff had been recruited to ensure safe staffing levels and thanked… Read More »

The New Old Age: Dementia Is Getting Some Very Public Faces

The spouses arriving for the Wednesday afternoon caregivers’ class at the Penn Memory Center in Philadelphia had something on their minds even before Alison Lynn, the social worker leading the session, could start the conversation. A few days before, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor had released a letter announcing that she’d been diagnosed… Read More »

Mylan and Pfizer report new issues affecting some EpiPens that can delay treatment

More than a month after Mylan and Pfizer reported to Health Canada that there are new issues affecting some EpiPens, the companies and the FDA notified U.S. healthcare providers of the problem which can delay treatment when the pens are needed. Mylan, Pfizer and the FDA Friday reported that some pens and their authorized generic… Read More »