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NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Auditor general Adrian Crompton wants NHS Wales to "continue to bring down and control" costs Spending on agency staff to cover NHS vacancies has risen markedly over the last few years in Wales, according to a financial watchdog.Spending on agency staff had risen 171% over seven years, peaking at £164.4m in 2016-17, the auditor general Adrian Crompton said.He called for strong leadership to manage
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Health secretary to meet NHS bosses over hospital pigeon infection

[ad_1] Image caption NHSGGC said an investigation was under way and control measures had been put in place Scotland's health secretary will meet senior NHS officials to discuss the deaths of two patients who had an infection linked to pigeon droppings.Jeane Freeman will speak to the chief executive of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and senior clinical staff to seek reassurance for patients at Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.A non-public
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Medical News Today: Differences between ketosis and ketoacidosis

[ad_1] Ketosis and ketoacidosis both involve increased levels of ketones in the body. However, they are not the same thing. Nutritional ketosis is the aim of the ketogenic diet, and it is generally safe, whereas ketoacidosis is a complication of type 1 diabetes that can be life-threatening. Learn more here. [ad_2] Source link