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Half a million children miss measles jab

10 hours 9 min ago
Half a million children miss measles jab25/04/2019 - 11:21

Half a million children in the UK missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017.

Closing gender gaps in NHS integral, says Hancock

11 hours 58 min ago
Closing gender gaps in NHS integral, says Hancock25/04/2019 - 09:32

Matt Hancock has stressed that the NHS must end the gender pay gap and overhaul its working culture to free doctors from punishing shift uncertainty.

One GP produced for every three graduates trained

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 11:09
One GP produced for every three graduates trained24/04/2019 - 12:09

More needs to be done to attract GPs to stay in the job as only one in every three full-time equivalent trained GPs remain in the profession.

Hancock endorses report on automation in health care

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:32
Hancock endorses report on automation in health care24/04/2019 - 10:32

Matt Hancock has launched a new report on introducing more automation in the NHS, arguing that it will improve productivity and save money.

Fifth of LGBTQ+ staff attacked while working

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:10
Fifth of LGBTQ+ staff attacked while working24/04/2019 - 10:10

New figures have shown that one in five NHS staff who are LGBTQ+ say they have been attacked while working in the last year.

NHS England to fund pioneering new brain surgery

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:28
NHS England to fund pioneering new brain surgery23/04/2019 - 14:28

A pioneering brain surgery that allows children who are deaf to experience hearing for the first time is being made routinely available.

Hancock pledges end to non-disclosure agreements

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:46
Hancock pledges end to non-disclosure agreements23/04/2019 - 10:46

Matt Hancock has vowed to end the use of non-disclosure agreements that currently prevent possible whistleblowers in the NHS from speaking out.

Staff praised as NHS productivity rises

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:49
Staff praised as NHS productivity rises23/04/2019 - 09:49

The productivity of the NHS has improved almost two and a half times as fast than the wider economy over the last 12 years.

Annual NHS cancer checks for two million

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:23
Annual NHS cancer checks for two million23/04/2019 - 09:23

The NHS carried out more than two million checks on people who feared they might have cancer for the first time last year.

Upfront charging deterring immigrant patients

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:05
Upfront charging deterring immigrant patients18/04/2019 - 16:05

The British Medical Association is calling for urgent action to address the impact of charging rules for overseas patients.

Southampton trust rated 'good' by CQC

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:50
Southampton trust rated 'good' by CQC18/04/2019 - 14:50

The Care Quality Commission has rated University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust as 'good' overall following a recent inspection.

AI to help dementia patients stay out of hospital

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:47
AI to help dementia patients stay out of hospital18/04/2019 - 11:47

A new Care Research & Technology Centre will use AI and robotics to help people with dementia live longer in their own homes.

Patient info for ambulance clinicians on the move

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:29
Patient info for ambulance clinicians on the move18/04/2019 - 11:29

The London Ambulance Service has begun a pilot to enable its clinicians to securely access Summary Care Record data on an iPad.

Better use of machine generated information

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:09
Better use of machine generated information18/04/2019 - 11:09

NHS Digital has agreed a deal that will allow NHS organisations to make better use of their machine generated information.

Auto-injector that stops blood loss given funding boost

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:49
Auto-injector that stops blood loss given funding boost18/04/2019 - 10:49

Initially developed for use on the battlefield, the TXA Autoinjector could also be adapted for any major trauma incidents, from stab wounds to road traffic accidents.

Post-surgical deaths fall by a third in Scotland

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:35
Post-surgical deaths fall by a third in Scotland17/04/2019 - 15:35

There has been a 36.6 per cent reduction in mortality since the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist was introduced in Scotland’s hospitals in 2008.

£11m for projects to transform healthcare in north Wales

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:21
£11m for projects to transform healthcare in north Wales17/04/2019 - 11:21

The Welsh Government is investing £11 million in projects to transform the way health and social care services are delivered in north Wales.

Funding available for SMEs to develop medical innovations

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:28
Funding available for SMEs to develop medical innovations 17/04/2019 - 09:28

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of £1.5 million to help evaluate medical devices in real-world clinical settings.

Child health information available at point of care

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:53
Child health information available at point of care16/04/2019 - 09:53

Vital child health information will be available to health professionals and parents at the point of care, thanks to a new NHS service.

Nurse staffing levels putting lives at risk

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:29
Nurse staffing levels putting lives at risk16/04/2019 - 09:29

A new report has warned that hospital wards across the NHS in England remain under staffed and putting patient lives at risk.

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