Monthly Archives: August 2008

Current "hit and miss" care provision for sickle cell disease patients in the UK

Current “hit and miss” care provision for sickle cell disease patients in the UK Following her article [1] on NCEPOD [2] Susan Mayor has, again, produced a succinct summary [3] of the recent publication of ‘Standards’ on the care of … Continue reading

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NCEPOD REPORT Reveals Sickle Cell Disease Patients in UK Hospitals Dying from Overdose of Morphine and Heroin (Diamorphine)

Sickle: A Sickle Crisis? (2008) info@ncepod.org The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD)published a report in May 2008 which showed that within the 2 years January1 2005 to December 31 2006 “Nine out of the 19 patients … Continue reading

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