HEALTH and Social Services could make a £2m. profit per year if it ran the accident and emergency service in-house under a revised model, one States member believes.
A PRIVATE company providing the island’s accident and emergency cover appears to be being paid three times to do so, it has emerged.
PATIENTS attending Accident and Emergency face a lottery as to what type of care they receive, one States member believes.
HEALTH and Social Services has admitted that a hospital block, which houses three care units, has been leaking since it was opened nine years ago.
ENOUGH nurses were available to keep open De Sausmarez surgical ward, it has been revealed.
THE hospital is badly managed and Health and Social Services needs to address the situation, Deputy Mike Hadley has said.
CLOSING Divette Ward will have a huge impact on people living with dementia and could put them and their carers at risk, an Alzheimer’s Society member believes.
MIDWIVES could soon be allowed to check that newborn babies are healthy.
CHECKS for legionella bacteria in the hospital water supply have not been carried out regularly, Health and Social Services has admitted.
A BACTERIA that can cause Legionnaires’ disease has been detected in the Princess Elizabeth Hospital’s water supply, it emerged yesterday.
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