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Plea for applicants for learning disability nursing

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:23
Plea for applicants for learning disability nursing17/08/2018 - 12:23

The Royal College of Nursing is urging for urgent investment to attract more applicants into learning disability nursing.

Average GP working less than three-and-a-half days a week

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:19
Average GP working less than three-and-a-half days a week17/08/2018 - 10:19

New research has revealed that the average GP is now working less than three-an-a-half days a week.

Two digital pilots helping patients improve their health

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:50
Two digital pilots helping patients improve their health17/08/2018 - 09:50

Evaluations of two digital pathfinder projects have highlighted the benefits of enabling patients to help them better manage conditions.

The government is missing an opportunity with e-cigarettes

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:05
The government is missing an opportunity with e-cigarettes17/08/2018 - 09:05

MPs have claimed that legislation surrounding the use of e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely accepted in society.

Midland Metropolitan Hospital to open in 2022

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:56
Midland Metropolitan Hospital to open in 202216/08/2018 - 16:56

The Midland Metropolitan Hospital is set to open in 2022 after the government and local NHS agreed to finish construction work.

New drug treatment could cut liver transplants

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:39
New drug treatment could cut liver transplants16/08/2018 - 08:39

Scientists have argued that a new treatment for sudden liver failure could prvent the need for liver transplants.

Study raises questions over opt-out register

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:55
Study raises questions over opt-out register16/08/2018 - 07:55

A new study has suggested that an opt-out organ donation register in England may not increase donation figures as some expect.

Cancer diagnosis path affects treatment options

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:53
Cancer diagnosis path affects treatment options15/08/2018 - 12:53

PHE has released new data which shows that the way that cancer patients are diagnosed may affect their treatment options.

NHS target for children needing wheelchairs missed

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:45
NHS target for children needing wheelchairs missed15/08/2018 - 09:45

Thousands of disabled children are waiting more than four months from the time of their referral to receiving a wheelchair.

New eco-friendly vehicle for Yorkshire Ambulance

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:27
New eco-friendly vehicle for Yorkshire Ambulance15/08/2018 - 09:27

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is to be the first ambulance service to introduce a dual-fuel non-emergency patient transport vehicle to its fleet.

£76m a year for homes for those who need extra support

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:32
£76m a year for homes for those who need extra support14/08/2018 - 12:32

The government has announced an extra £76 million a year over the next three years to build homes for those who need extra support.

Falling numbers of mental health patients taking their lives

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:20
Falling numbers of mental health patients taking their lives14/08/2018 - 11:20

Data collected by the CQC has shown that more than 200 patients killed themselves in mental health units between 2010 and 2016.

E-cigarettes harmful to long-term health

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:36
E-cigarettes harmful to long-term health14/08/2018 - 09:36

New research has claimed that vaping can damage vital immune system cells and can be just as harmful as smoking.

Bowel cancer screening to start at 50

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:10
Bowel cancer screening to start at 5013/08/2018 - 12:10

Public Health Minister Steve Brine says that bowel cancer screening in England should start 10 years earlier at age 50.

Brexit survey highlights level of contingency planning

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:47
Brexit survey highlights level of contingency planning13/08/2018 - 11:47

The Association of British HealthTech Industries has highlighted the significant contingency planning that is underway within the HealthTech sector

Better use of tech to drive improvements at Royal Papworth

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:37
Better use of tech to drive improvements at Royal Papworth13/08/2018 - 10:37

The Royal Papworth is to explore new opportunities for the digital transformation of a range of back and middle office functions.

NHS England lifts leukaemia drug restrictions

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:07
NHS England lifts leukaemia drug restrictions10/08/2018 - 09:07

NHS England previously said it would pay for ibrutinib only to treat patients who have relapsed within three years

Wales: Minimum alchohol price receives royal assent

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:44
Wales: Minimum alchohol price receives royal assent10/08/2018 - 08:44

The Welsh Assembly backed the legislation in June, which now passes into law

GP Patient survey suggests GP surgeries are in good health

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:33
GP Patient survey suggests GP surgeries are in good health09/08/2018 - 13:33

NHS England’s GP Patient Survey 2018 shows eight out of ten patients rating their overall experience of their GP surgery as good.

West Midlands and Scottish Ambulance Services to trial defibrilator map

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:36
West Midlands and Scottish Ambulance Services to trial defibrilator map09/08/2018 - 08:36

Microsoft is partnering with the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the NHS and New Signature in order to map all the defibrillators in the UK.

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