Tag Archives: PATIENTS

NHS winter crisis: Number of A&E patients treated in four hours falls to record low in December

Worst ever NHS A&E performance figures for December show 400,000 patients faced four-hour waits as record-low 79.8% were treated in the target time More than one in five people in A&E December spent more than four hours there Last week 18,251 ambulance patients waited 30 mins or more to be handed over Doctors said hospitals… Read More »

Speech-disrupting brain disease reflects patients’ native tongue

English and Italian speakers with dementia-related language impairment experience distinct kinds of speech and reading difficulties based on features of their native languages, according to new research by scientists at the UC San Francisco Memory and Aging Center and colleagues at the Neuroimaging Research Unit and Neurology Unit at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in… Read More »