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Newcastle health boss fired

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:46
Newcastle health boss fired18/08/2017 - 10:46

Sir Leonard Fenwick has been fired for gross misconduct.

Mental health services ‘patchy’ says PM

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:18
Mental health services ‘patchy’ says PM18/08/2017 - 10:18

Theresa May says the UK’s mental health services are ‘patchy’ and vows to review them.

CQC rates CNWL as ‘good’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:52
CQC rates CNWL as ‘good’18/08/2017 - 09:52

The Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Next stage of childhood obesity plan announced

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:21
Next stage of childhood obesity plan announced18/08/2017 - 09:21

Public Health England (PHE) announces plans to consider the evidence, set guidelines and closely monitor progress on calorie reduction.

Digital solutions contract for Bolton NHS FT

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:03
Digital solutions contract for Bolton NHS FT17/08/2017 - 12:03

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has signed a £30 million contract for enhanced digital solutions to improve patient care and outcomes.

First electric fast response vehicle launched in Nottingham

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:56
First electric fast response vehicle launched in Nottingham17/08/2017 - 11:56

East Midlands Ambulance Service has announced the trial of its first electric fast response vehicle in the service.

Hospitals to consider forming a single organisation

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:49
Hospitals to consider forming a single organisation17/08/2017 - 11:49

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust will meet to discuss the future of their partnership.

Number of people stopping smoking falls

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:22
Number of people stopping smoking falls17/08/2017 - 11:22

The number of people who self-reported quitting smoking using NHS Stop Smoking Services has fallen for a fifth year in a row.

33 practices trial electronic consultation system

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:40
33 practices trial electronic consultation system17/08/2017 - 10:40

Practices across Hull and East Riding are trialling an digital consultation system that will enable patients to submit their symptoms to a GP electronically.

Older patients families struggle to complain about poor care

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:32
Older patients families struggle to complain about poor care17/08/2017 - 10:32

51 per cent of family members say it is difficult to complain about the hospital care or treatment of an older relative.

Third of GP trainees do not intend to work in NHS

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:07
Third of GP trainees do not intend to work in NHS17/08/2017 - 10:07

Only two in three doctors currently completing their GP training plan to work in NHS general practice upon qualifying.

Improvement required for Lewisham NHS Trust

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:50
Improvement required for Lewisham NHS Trust17/08/2017 - 09:50

For the third time in three years, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust has been instructed to improve patient care by the CQC.

Progress recognised at SaTH

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:08
Progress recognised at SaTH16/08/2017 - 11:08

The CQC has found a number of improvements at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

Patients awaiting surgery tops four million

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:58
Patients awaiting surgery tops four million16/08/2017 - 10:58

Recent NHS performance figures show that patients waiting for planned operations has topped four million for the first time in a decade.

‘Concerning’ rise in Welsh NHS complaints

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:46
‘Concerning’ rise in Welsh NHS complaints 16/08/2017 - 10:46

Wales' public services watchdog has warned that the ‘ongoing rise’ in complaints about the health service in Wales ‘is concerning’.

NHS Digital and Microsoft sign cyber security agreement

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:45
NHS Digital and Microsoft sign cyber security agreement16/08/2017 - 09:45

NHS Digital has signed a new agreement with Microsoft to detect cyber threats to outdated IT systems.

‘Worryingly low’ meningitis jab uptake

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:35
‘Worryingly low’ meningitis jab uptake16/08/2017 - 09:35

Nurses have warned that those who do not take up the offer to be vaccinated against meningitis are putting themselves at unnecessary risk.

NHS organisations opportunity to learn with Local Growth Academy

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:40
NHS organisations opportunity to learn with Local Growth Academy15/08/2017 - 16:40

New modules encouraging NHS organisations to learn from and collaborate with universities and local authorities will take place later this year.

One in 15 women need surgery to remove vaginal mesh implants

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:16
One in 15 women need surgery to remove vaginal mesh implants15/08/2017 - 15:16

Thousands of women have had surgery to have vaginal mesh implants removed in the past decade, NHS figures obtained by the Guardian show.

Over 200 patients in England infected by Japanese fungus

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:49
Over 200 patients in England infected by Japanese fungus15/08/2017 - 14:49

As of July, 20 separate NHS trusts and independent hospitals in the UK had detected Candida auris.

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