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May encourages ‘social prescribing’ in Loneliness Strategy

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:21
May encourages ‘social prescribing’ in Loneliness Strategy15/10/2018 - 12:21

Theresa May has launched the first strategy to tackle loneliness, claiming it to be ‘one of the greatest public health challenges of our time’.

Children’s health in England falling behind every countries

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:12
Children’s health in England falling behind every countries15/10/2018 - 11:12

A new report has warned that England is falling behind other countries on obesity, mental health and infant deaths.

£32 million for antimicrobial resistance research

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:31
£32 million for antimicrobial resistance research15/10/2018 - 10:31

The Department of Health and Social Care will award up to £32 million of capital funding for research into antimicrobial resistance.

Breast cancer patients abandoned due to nursing shortage

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:19
Breast cancer patients abandoned due to nursing shortage15/10/2018 - 10:19

A charity has warned that thousands of incurable breast cancer patients are being denied crucial nursing care.

Warning over lack of preparation for winter

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:49
Warning over lack of preparation for winter12/10/2018 - 10:49

Warning that the funding intended to add capacity to winter capabilities in the NHS has already been spent dealing with record summer demand.

Visa leniency for doctors only temporary

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 08:28
Visa leniency for doctors only temporary12/10/2018 - 09:28

Sajid Javid has said that the government’s decision to allow many more overseas doctors and nurses to work in the NHS was only temporary.

£2 million for the Zero Suicide Alliance

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:37
£2 million for the Zero Suicide Alliance11/10/2018 - 16:37

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced £2 million in funding for the Zero Suicide Alliance over the next two years.

Plans tabled to double the Immigration Health Surcharge

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:24
Plans tabled to double the Immigration Health Surcharge11/10/2018 - 16:24

Proposals to double the Immigration Health Surcharge could see the NHS receive an estimated £220 million in extra funding.

Public facing a growing ‘care injustice’

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:39
Public facing a growing ‘care injustice’11/10/2018 - 11:39

The CQC has warned that the public is facing a growing ‘care injustice’ as people are finding it more difficult to get help in England.

£10 million injection for prostate cancer care

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:01
£10 million injection for prostate cancer care11/10/2018 - 11:01

The effect that Bill Turnbull and Stephen Fry discussing their prostate cancer diagnosis has been hearalded.

Staff must explain flu jab refusal

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 08:55
Staff must explain flu jab refusal11/10/2018 - 09:55

Health workers in England who refuse to take up the offer of a free flu jab will be asked to explain why they do not want to be vaccinated.

GOSH partnership to transform tech innovation

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 08:38
GOSH partnership to transform tech innovation11/10/2018 - 09:38

A new technology innovation centre will open at Great Ormond Street Hospital with the aim of transforming the use of technology in healthcare.

£50m to fund long term screening for Grenfell community

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:04
£50m to fund long term screening for Grenfell community10/10/2018 - 11:04

The NHS will provide up to £50 million to fund long term screening and treatment for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

New mental health campaign launched in Midlands

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 08:46
New mental health campaign launched in Midlands10/10/2018 - 09:46

A new Every Mind Matters campaign has been launched across the Midlands by Public Health England.

First UK Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 08:35
First UK Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed10/10/2018 - 09:35

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that Jackie Doyle-Price will become the UK’s first Minister for Suicide Prevention.

HES stripped of NHS contracts following waste scandal

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:23
HES stripped of NHS contracts following waste scandal09/10/2018 - 14:23

A firm has been stripped of NHS contracts after hundreds of tonnes of clinical waste from hospitals was allowed to pile up at its sites.

New app for SCAS to boost response times

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:28
New app for SCAS to boost response times09/10/2018 - 10:28

South Central Ambulance Service is to improve efficiency and response times for its 1,200 CFRs and Co Responders.

World needs parity between mental and physical health

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:56
World needs parity between mental and physical health09/10/2018 - 09:56

Matt Hancock is to launch the government’s ambition to put mental health on an equal footing to physical health across the world.

All hospitals agree to cut sugary drink sales

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:44
All hospitals agree to cut sugary drink sales09/10/2018 - 09:44

All 227 NHS hospital trusts across England have agreed to cut sales of sugary drinks on their premises.

Intelligent automation for East Suffolk trust

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 14:41
Intelligent automation for East Suffolk trust08/10/2018 - 15:41

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust has cut the time taken to process the first stage of each GP referral down to five minutes.

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