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New mothers with mental health likely to go undiagnosed, report shows

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:25
New mothers with mental health likely to go undiagnosed, report shows23/06/2017 - 11:25

A report from the charity National Childbirth Trust (NCT) has found that two in five new mothers with mental health problems go undiagnosed.

Roflumilast approved by NICE for routine NHS use

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:41
Roflumilast approved by NICE for routine NHS use23/06/2017 - 10:41

NICE has approved a treatment called roflumilast, also known as Daxas, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

NHS England begins international search for world’s best healthcare innovations

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:26
NHS England begins international search for world’s best healthcare innovations23/06/2017 - 10:26

NHS England’s chief executive Simon Stevens has begun a search for ground-breaking healthcare innovations to improve front-line patient care.

Northern Irish women have right to abortion on NHS, MPs will argue

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:56
Northern Irish women have right to abortion on NHS, MPs will argue23/06/2017 - 09:56

Abortion should be provided on the NHS in England for Northern Irish women, cross-party MPs will argue.

Clinical negligence costs likely to double by 2023

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:37
Clinical negligence costs likely to double by 202323/06/2017 - 09:37

The yearly cost to the NHS in England of settling clinical negligence claims is expected to double by 2023, a new study shows.

Mental Health Act overlooking human rights

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:00
Mental Health Act overlooking human rights22/06/2017 - 16:00

The Mental Health Alliance urges the government to reform the Mental Health Act and take into account the views of those affected by mental illness.

GPs in Northern Ireland offered £2,000 cash bonus

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:18
GPs in Northern Ireland offered £2,000 cash bonus22/06/2017 - 11:18

GPs in Belfast and South and South Eastern regions with serious staffing problems are to be offered £2,000 cash bonuses to work out of hours.

Queen’s Speech implements new patient safety laws

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:59
Queen’s Speech implements new patient safety laws22/06/2017 - 10:59

The Queen’s Speech has unveiled new laws which could give official powers to the Health Service Safety Investigation Branch.

St Philips Medical Centre, Westminster, rated Inadequate by CQC

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:10
St Philips Medical Centre, Westminster, rated Inadequate by CQC22/06/2017 - 10:10

Westminster’s St Philips Medical Centre has been rated as Inadequate and remains in special measures.

First NHS proton beam machine arrives in the UK

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:32
First NHS proton beam machine arrives in the UK22/06/2017 - 09:32

The machine that will enable the NHS’s first proton beam therapy (PBT) unit to treat cancer patients will arrive at the Christie hospital later.

Hospitals should allow animals to help patients, says RCN

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:07
Hospitals should allow animals to help patients, says RCN21/06/2017 - 11:07

The RCN is launching a nationwide protocol for animals in health care in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore animal therapy.

Planned cuts to NHS in London leaked

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:51
Planned cuts to NHS in London leaked21/06/2017 - 10:51

The Guardian has seen secret NHS plans to impose unprecedented cuts to health spending in the capital.

The mental health system is ‘failing young people’, report shows

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:43
The mental health system is ‘failing young people’, report shows21/06/2017 - 10:43

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are unable to adequately support young people who need specialist support.

Data to be automatically collected from trusts

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:27
Data to be automatically collected from trusts21/06/2017 - 10:27

NHS Improvement will automatically collect daily situation reports (SitRep) from all NHS trusts from October 2017.

Minimising baby deaths and brain damage during labour

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:16
Minimising baby deaths and brain damage during labour21/06/2017 - 09:16

Failure to properly monitor baby heart rates during childbirth is one reason why some newborns are dying on UK maternity wards.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust rated ’Inadequate’

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:33
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust rated ’Inadequate’20/06/2017 - 10:33

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust as Inadequate.

Confusion over medicines needs to be prevented

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:08
Confusion over medicines needs to be prevented20/06/2017 - 10:08

Only 37 per cent of the public trust evidence from medical research compared to 65 per cent who trust experiences of friends and family.

Sleep diagnostic tests by NHS doubles

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:43
Sleep diagnostic tests by NHS doubles20/06/2017 - 09:43

The number of tests carried out to diagnose people with sleep disorders has doubled over the past decade.

New vaccine to help prevent heart disease

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:23
New vaccine to help prevent heart disease20/06/2017 - 09:23

Trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way in humans after successful studies in mice.

Trusts warned to be weary about GP workplace crisis

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:35
Trusts warned to be weary about GP workplace crisis19/06/2017 - 14:35

Hospital trust leaders should be as concerned about finding a solution for the GP workforce crisis as primary care organisations, says Stevens.

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