A MAN who argued he should be reimbursed £13,000 to cover the costs of a second opinion and subsequent treatment at an eye clinic in Cambridge has won his case against Health and Social Services.
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HEALTH and Social Services has categorically denied that its chief medical officer misled deputies when he told them that the authors of a critical report were prepared to change its wording.
CONSULTANT orthopaedic surgeon David Pring has stepped down from his role and will be leaving the island, the Medical Specialist Group has confirmed.
PATIENT safety is being threatened by the States-wide chaos that has been caused by its new computer system, Health and Social Services has revealed.
A&E critic Mike Hadley has accused the Medical Officer of Health of misleading deputies.
RECOMMENDATIONS made in a critical review into the way A&E is run are still being ignored, Health and Services critic Mike Hadley said yesterday.
AT ABOUT the time a requete was published seeking to remove the authority the States chief executive has over his chief officers, a note was delivered to this office warning that there is a power battle going on between the executive leadership team and the Assembly.
CRITICISM that a report highlighting health and social inequality was depressing and lacked credible evidence saw tempers flare during yesterday’s States debate.
A REPRIMANDED deputy will fight on to see changes made to Accident and Emergency.
MORE than 100 operations have been cancelled so far this year, the Health and Social Services Department and the Medical Specialist Group have confirmed.