NHS 'facing neurology disease time bomb'

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NHS 'facing neurology disease time bomb'

Postby MSUK » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:39 am


The NHS in England is facing a time bomb if it does not get to grips with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease, campaigners say.

The Neurological Alliance, which represents 70 groups, said a combination of poor services and rising case numbers was causing problems.

It accused the NHS of having its "head in the sand".

The government said it recognised that more needed to be done for people with neurological conditions.

The alliance's comments come after a report by the National Audit Office criticised the standards of care.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/2479
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Re: NHS 'facing neurology disease time bomb'

Postby mrbarlow » Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:11 am

Sounds about right. My brief experience of been treated for Optic Neuritis in a 'World Renowned' Teaching Hospital was truely horrific tinged with comedy, pantomime and disbelief.

In contrast I recieved prompt decisive treatment in a small hospital in a developing nation.

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