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Wed26Sep2018The number of hospital admissions for tooth decay for children aged 5-9 has increased for the second consecutive year from 25,923 in 2016-2017 to 26,111 in 2017-2018, according to data published by NHS Digital last week. The figure was 26,708 in 2014-2015, dropping to 25,875 in 2015-2016. Tooth decay remains the number one reason that children aged 5-9 are admitted to hospital.
Nearly three in ten NHS-funded knee replacements were undertaken in the independent sector last yearAlmost one in three (29.4%) NHS-funded knee replacements were carried out by the independent sector in 2016-2017, according to NHS Digital data published in response to a parliamentary health question on Thursday. Almost one in five (19.7%) NHS-funded hip replacements were also carried out in the independent sector last year.
Fri21Sep2018A number of trust chief executives have spoken out in the press today about NHS England's current review of current performance standards for access to planned treatment, A&E and cancer care. The Royal College of Surgeons has said it does not support the abolition of performance standards covering access to planned treatment, A&E, and cancer care. However, it says NHS England’s review is a good opportunity to examine existing standards and determine the right targets to ensure patients can get the care they require when it is of most benefit.