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Quarter of hospitals have air pollution at dangerous levels

5 hours 47 min ago
Quarter of hospitals have air pollution at dangerous levels19/08/2019 - 14:10

More than ten million patients a year are exposed to a dangerous level of air pollution when they visit hospital.

Welsh mental health outcomes unclear, finds report

9 hours 30 min ago
Welsh mental health outcomes unclear, finds report19/08/2019 - 10:27

Despite 11 per cent of the Welsh NHS budget being spent on mental health services, a new report has stressed that outcomes remain unclear.

Numbers of nursing students still falling short

10 hours 24 min ago
Numbers of nursing students still falling short19/08/2019 - 09:33

The number of students accepted onto undergraduate nursing degree courses in England is nowhere near enough to meet demands.

Better use of digital technology preventing sepsis

10 hours 32 min ago
Better use of digital technology preventing sepsis19/08/2019 - 09:25

New ‘alert and action’ technology is being introduced in hospitals across the country to help better identify and treat sepsis.

Urgent action to improve vaccination uptake ordered

10 hours 51 min ago
Urgent action to improve vaccination uptake ordered19/08/2019 - 09:06

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered urgent action to improve vaccination uptake.

Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit published

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:02
Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit published16/08/2019 - 14:02

NHS experts have joined forces with seven leading charities to produce a toolkit that will help local health groups improve health services.

New pilot for people with a learning disability

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:22
New pilot for people with a learning disability16/08/2019 - 10:22

A new pilot will improve care for people with a learning disability by introducing a reasonable adjustment flag on patient records.

Hundreds buying medical cannabis from private clinics

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:05
Hundreds buying medical cannabis from private clinics16/08/2019 - 10:05

New reports have claimed that hundreds of people in the UK are using private clinics to purchase medical cannabis.

A-level students encouraged to join NHS workforce

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:50
A-level students encouraged to join NHS workforce16/08/2019 - 09:50

After nearly half a million students gained their A-level results, NHS leaders have called on young people to consider a career in nursing.

Review to consider personalised health checks

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:24
Review to consider personalised health checks16/08/2019 - 09:24

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check service.

Dental surgeons calls for schools to go sugar-free

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:48
Dental surgeons calls for schools to go sugar-free15/08/2019 - 09:48

Dental surgeons are urging for the government to encourage all schools in England to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay.

Petition urges PM to stop cuts to adult social care

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:30
Petition urges PM to stop cuts to adult social care15/08/2019 - 09:30

More than 150,000 people have signed a petition calling for urgent action to fix the system that provides care for older and disabled people.

New service to deliver urgent medicines

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:20
New service to deliver urgent medicines15/08/2019 - 09:20

A service to deliver urgent medicines and medical products into the UK is to be established as part of Brexit preparations.

NHS should contribute more to local community prosperity

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:08
NHS should contribute more to local community prosperity14/08/2019 - 15:08

The NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in their operating areas.

Majority of Brits think A&E services are overused

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 13:20
Majority of Brits think A&E services are overused14/08/2019 - 14:20

A new survey has revealed that the British population are fairly united in the belief that A&Es are overused.

Leeds collaboration to boost health tech industry

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:02
Leeds collaboration to boost health tech industry14/08/2019 - 10:02

More than three million people across Leeds City Region are set to benefit from health technology advances.

Delays to intravenous feed leaving patients at risk

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:44
Delays to intravenous feed leaving patients at risk14/08/2019 - 09:44

A shortage of intravenous feed supplies, potentially affecting hundreds of patients, has now been declared a national emergency incident.

CMA probe secures £8 million for the NHS

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:29
CMA probe secures £8 million for the NHS14/08/2019 - 09:29

Drug firm Aspen has offered to pay the NHS £8 million to resolve competition concerns over the supply of a vital medicine.

NHS Digital procures cyber security contract for NHS

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:57
NHS Digital procures cyber security contract for NHS13/08/2019 - 13:57

The NHS will receive free-to-adopt, world class perimeter security services as a result of NHS Digital signing a new contract with Accenture.

£11m investment in new energy tech for MFT

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:04
£11m investment in new energy tech for MFT13/08/2019 - 10:04

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is set to invest £10.9 million in new energy technology at two of its hospitals.

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