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NHS needs reform, not just funding

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 15:16
NHS needs reform, not just funding25/05/2018 - 16:16

The CPS has claimed that while calls for more NHS funding are necessary, it is imperative to properly examine how that funding is spent.

£15 million local mental health fund boost

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:32
£15 million local mental health fund boost25/05/2018 - 14:32

The Beyond Places of Safety fund will fund clinics and other community services designed to prevent people from reaching crisis point.

Pressures on practices causing GPs to stop routine bookings

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:39
Pressures on practices causing GPs to stop routine bookings25/05/2018 - 10:39

A Pulse survey has found that one in six GPs have had to limit appointments to ‘emergency’ patients only at some point in the last year.

NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration through joined up care

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:48
NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration through joined up care25/05/2018 - 09:48

Four more areas have been given more control to improve their local services and join up NHS and social care work in their region.

System wide action needed to better manage A&E demand

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:42
System wide action needed to better manage A&E demand24/05/2018 - 10:42

The CQC says new ways of collaborating across the whole health and social care system are needed now to ensure that next winter is different.

Tax increase needed to deter ‘NHS misery’

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 08:57
Tax increase needed to deter ‘NHS misery’24/05/2018 - 09:57

The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation have reported that taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS.

Public campaign needed to tackle loneliness

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:34
Public campaign needed to tackle loneliness23/05/2018 - 10:34

The Royal College of GPs says that a national public campaign is needed to raise awareness of loneliness and social isolation across society.

London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:57
London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures23/05/2018 - 09:57

London Ambulance Service has been taken out of special measures and has been rated as ‘good’ overall for its services.

New partnerships to speed up and improve care

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:31
New partnerships to speed up and improve care23/05/2018 - 09:31

New partnerships will be introduced to provide health and care staff with better and faster access to information about the person in their care.

Emergency admissions increase by almost half in a decade

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:12
Emergency admissions increase by almost half in a decade22/05/2018 - 14:12

The Health Foundation has argued that the number of patients admitted urgently to hospital has increased by 42 per cent.

NHS community services promises falling flat

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:38
NHS community services promises falling flat22/05/2018 - 12:38

NHS Providers has said that promises to bring more patient care closer to home by prioritising NHS community services have fallen flat.

£30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:06
£30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance22/05/2018 - 12:06

The government has announced that it will be committing over £30 million of funding to the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Local gov ahead of NHS in visitor journey management

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:19
Local gov ahead of NHS in visitor journey management22/05/2018 - 10:19

NHS trusts are falling behind local government in implementing journey management strategies to reduce waiting times for visitors.

NHS patients endured the worst winter on record

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:03
NHS patients endured the worst winter on record22/05/2018 - 10:03

NHS patients endured the worst winter on record last year, highlighting a health system that is struggling to cope with demand.

UCLH to harness the power of data science and AI

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52
UCLH to harness the power of data science and AI21/05/2018 - 11:52

University College London Hospitals is embarking on a data science programme to make services safer, quicker and more efficient.

Bristol NHS security staff to wear video cameras

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:42
Bristol NHS security staff to wear video cameras21/05/2018 - 11:42

Security staff at North Bristol NHS Trust will now be wearing body worn video cameras in a bid to cut down on violence and aggression.

PM to urge use of AI in cancer fight

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:13
PM to urge use of AI in cancer fight21/05/2018 - 10:13

Theresa May will use an upcoming speech to argue that the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases in the UK can be transformed by using AI.

One in three GPs too stressed to cope

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:27
One in three GPs too stressed to cope21/05/2018 - 09:27

RCGP Wales has reported that nearly one in three GPs are so stressed they feel they cannot cope at least once a week.

Anxiety-related hospital admissions ‘costing £70 million’

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:34
Anxiety-related hospital admissions ‘costing £70 million’18/05/2018 - 10:34

The New Economics Foundation has warned that stress and anxiety-related hospital admissions are costing the NHS more than £70 million a year.

Dementia patients 'abandoned' by system, says charity

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:30
Dementia patients 'abandoned' by system, says charity17/05/2018 - 11:30

The Alzheimer's Society has claimed that vulnerable people struggling with dementia have been left to ‘fend for themselves’.

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