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Staffing crisis putting cancer patients’ health at risk

11 hours 13 min ago
Staffing crisis putting cancer patients’ health at risk22/10/2019 - 11:46

Cancer patients have claimed that their physical and mental health is being negatively impacted by current pressures on the NHS workforce.

Outstanding rating for Western Sussex Hospitals

12 hours 5 min ago
Outstanding rating for Western Sussex Hospitals22/10/2019 - 10:54

Western Sussex Hospitals has become the first non-specialist acute trust to be rated ‘Outstanding’ in all the key inspection areas.

Apprenticeship levy restrictions leave £200m going to waste

12 hours 16 min ago
Apprenticeship levy restrictions leave £200m going to waste22/10/2019 - 10:44

£200 million is lying unused by cash-strapped health trusts in England because of restrictions in the government’s apprenticeship levy scheme.

Deep inequalities in health outcomes for LGBT communities

13 hours 25 min ago
Deep inequalities in health outcomes for LGBT communities22/10/2019 - 09:35

LGBT people are being let down in hospitals by structures and services that are not inclusive or designed with them in mind.

Staff shortages hitting care for seriously ill children

15 hours 10 min ago
Staff shortages hitting care for seriously ill children22/10/2019 - 07:50

A growing shortage of skilled children’s palliative care doctors and nurses across England has reached crisis point.

30,000 given life changing diabetes monitors

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 13:07
30,000 given life changing diabetes monitors21/10/2019 - 14:07

Nearly 30,000 people across the country with Type 1 diabetes have received life-changing diabetes monitors.

Suppliers announced for new GP IT Futures framework

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:26
Suppliers announced for new GP IT Futures framework21/10/2019 - 11:26

Nearly 70 GP IT system suppliers are to be awarded contracts to supply IT systems via the new GP IT Futures framework.

Elite university-NHS partnerships to get extra support

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:19
Elite university-NHS partnerships to get extra support21/10/2019 - 11:19

The NIHR has launched a new open competition to designate the next round of Academic Health Science Centres in England.

Spikes in air pollution trigger hundreds more heart attacks

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:32
Spikes in air pollution trigger hundreds more heart attacks21/10/2019 - 09:32

King's College London has claimed that sudden spikes in air pollution trigger hundreds more heart attacks, strokes and acute asthma attacks.

Mental health support for all NHS doctors

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:12
Mental health support for all NHS doctors21/10/2019 - 09:12

Matt Hancock has announced that all NHS doctors and dentists in England will now have access to a comprehensive mental health service.

New £250 million Energy Efficiency Framework opens

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 07:22
New £250 million Energy Efficiency Framework opens 21/10/2019 - 08:22

Fusion21 has announced the launch of its national Energy Efficiency Framework – worth up to £250 million over a four-year period.

Universal EPS could save £300m in three years

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:30
Universal EPS could save £300m in three years20/10/2019 - 10:30

Prescription processing is to become digital by default as the final phase of the Electronic Prescription Service is rolled out across the country.

Government action for safer staffing in Wales needed

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:30
Government action for safer staffing in Wales needed19/10/2019 - 09:30

The Welsh government must take action to address the shortage of registered nurses in the NHS and independent sector in Wales.

BMA steps up call for second referendum

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:21
BMA steps up call for second referendum18/10/2019 - 16:21

The BMA has called for the final decision on Brexit to go to a public vote, following the revised withdrawal agreement.

Virtual patients arrive at Norfolk & Norwich

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:10
Virtual patients arrive at Norfolk & Norwich18/10/2019 - 12:10

Junior doctors at NNUH will be helped to hone their skills with the introduction of an innovative new teaching technology.

NHS must act on mental health patient feedback

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:41
NHS must act on mental health patient feedback18/10/2019 - 11:41

NHS mental health trusts need to imrpove the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.

Poor NHS equipment leading to lung cancer delays

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:25
Poor NHS equipment leading to lung cancer delays18/10/2019 - 11:25

The UK Lung Cancer Coalition has warned that patients with lung cancer are at the mercy of ‘woefully poor’ NHS equipment.

50 per cent increase in patients attending Health Checks

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:36
50 per cent increase in patients attending Health Checks18/10/2019 - 09:36

New figures released by NHS Digital show that the number of patients attending NHS Health Checks has risen by over 50 per cent since 2012.

Lincolnshire’s hospitals to remain in special measures

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 06:50
Lincolnshire’s hospitals to remain in special measures18/10/2019 - 07:50

The CQC has determined that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust will remain in special measures for a third year.

E-cigarettes could help 50,000 smokers quit each year

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 06:35
E-cigarettes could help 50,000 smokers quit each year18/10/2019 - 07:35

A positive link has been found between the number of people giving up smoking and the number of people using e-cigarettes to try and quit.

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