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Discharge Delays for Elderly Patients - Public Accounts Committee

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College welcomes a report by the Public Accounts Committee which challenges the Government to address the scale and cost of delays in discharging older patients from hospital in England.



Press Statement: Discharge Delays for Elderly Patients - Public Accounts Committee

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has welcomed a report by the Public Accounts Committee which challenges the Government to address the scale and cost of delays in discharging older patients from hospital in England. The Committee's report urges new measures to tackle discharge delays, which are bad for both patients' health and the finan…



NICE Guidance on Sepsis

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RCSEd welcomes new NICE guidance on recognising and treating sepsis



Fines for Missing Waiting Time Targets Removed

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RCSEd welcomes the announcement that fines for missing waiting time targets in A&E, cancer and routine operations have been removed for some trusts.



Press Statement: Fines for Missing Waiting Time Targets Removed

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the UK’s largest and oldest surgical College, has today welcomed the announcement that fines for missing waiting time targets in A&E, cancer and routine operations have been removed for some trusts. Speaking about the announcement RCSEd President Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones, said: "The College, and our…





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