A “game-changing” new cancer database announced on 12 June 2013

  The world’s largest single database of cancer patients is being set up by Public Health England in a major step forward to harnessing the power of data to revolutionise care. It will collate all the available data on each of the 350,000 new tumours detected in the country each year. The aim is to … Continue reading

Hospital ‘superbug’ – ”carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE)

  Sleep Walking in Super bug Crisis   Doctors are unsure how many patients have been killed by carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae. Hospitals in England are not required to officially report infections of a “superbug” capable of resisting our most powerful antibiotics, a BBC investigation has found. Cases of “carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE) have shown a sharp rise. … Continue reading

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