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Strengthen partnership working in the NHS Reset

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:02
Strengthen partnership working in the NHS Reset01/07/2020 - 11:02

A report has found that the majority of ICS and STP leaders support widespread new powers for systems in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

One million people download Couch to 5k app

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:51
One million people download Couch to 5k app01/07/2020 - 09:51

Public Health England’s Couch to 5k app has been adopted by hundreds of thousands of people seeking to get in shape during lockdown.

Increasing calls for public inquiry into pandemic management

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:05
Increasing calls for public inquiry into pandemic management01/07/2020 - 09:05

The government is facing rising calls for a robust and independent lessons-learned exercise into the handling of coronavirus.

Non-urgent hospital admissions drop by 725,000

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:47
Non-urgent hospital admissions drop by 725,00001/07/2020 - 08:47

725,000 fewer people were admitted to English hospitals for non-urgent treatment in March and April than would normally be the case.

NHS patients among first for cystic fibrosis treatment

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:40
NHS patients among first for cystic fibrosis treatment01/07/2020 - 08:40

NHS patients in England will be some of the first people in Europe to benefit from a new treatment for cystic fibrosis.

Many trusts now facing dramatic loss of capacity

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:08
Many trusts now facing dramatic loss of capacity30/06/2020 - 11:08

A new NHS Providers report has highlighted the scale of the challenge ahead as the NHS recovers from the first peak of the virus.

Government urged to change coronavirus testing strategy

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:32
Government urged to change coronavirus testing strategy30/06/2020 - 09:32

The government has been urged to change its approach to coronavirus testing before it is too late.

NHS must not ‘slip back’ to poor workplace culture

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:43
NHS must not ‘slip back’ to poor workplace culture30/06/2020 - 08:43

The NHS must not be allowed to ‘slip back’ to poor workplace culture, bullying and inappropriate behaviour as it emerges from the current crisis.

Vital community health services at risk

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:10
Vital community health services at risk30/06/2020 - 08:10

Vital community health services risk being tangled in bureaucratic contracts and face serious cuts unless the government steps in.

Lockdown tightened in Leicester as cases rise

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:04
Lockdown tightened in Leicester as cases rise30/06/2020 - 08:04

Matt Hancock has confirmed that Leicester will undergo the UK's first full local lockdown with stricter measures imposed in the city.

NHS praised for cancer care during pandemic

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 10:04
NHS praised for cancer care during pandemic29/06/2020 - 11:04

NHS staff have been praised for providing vital tests and treatment to tens of thousands of cancer patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus survivors should be screened for PTSD

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 07:22
Coronavirus survivors should be screened for PTSD29/06/2020 - 08:22

Doctors have said that people who were seriously ill in hospital with coronavirus need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Number of mobile testing units to more than double

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 07:09
Number of mobile testing units to more than double29/06/2020 - 08:09

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the number of mobile coronavirus testing units in the UK will more than double in the coming weeks.

Labour urges for Care for Carers package

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 06:44
Labour urges for Care for Carers package29/06/2020 - 07:44

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan says that a Care for Carers package is needed to support the mental health of three million NHS and care staff.

NHS pregnancy support for BAME women

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 06:42
NHS pregnancy support for BAME women29/06/2020 - 07:42

The NHS is rolling out additional support for pregnant BAME women, given heightened risks facing women from minority groups.

Better use of tech could save NHS £10bn a year

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:49
Better use of tech could save NHS £10bn a year26/06/2020 - 12:49

IPPR says that a further spread of innovation could save the our healthcare services an estimated £10 billion per year.

One third of surgeons unable to undertake operations

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 09:32
One third of surgeons unable to undertake operations26/06/2020 - 10:32

One third of surgeons have been unable to re-start surgery because of lack of access to fast coronavirus tests for patients.

Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network launched

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 08:23
Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network launched26/06/2020 - 09:23

The Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network will ensure members of the LGBTQ+ community work in an inclusive environment where they can thrive.

DHSC announces two billion items of PPE delivered

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 07:59
DHSC announces two billion items of PPE delivered26/06/2020 - 08:59

Two billion items of PPE have now been delivered to the frontline since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.

Urgent action needed on BAME risk assessments

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 07:49
Urgent action needed on BAME risk assessments26/06/2020 - 08:49

Over two-thirds of BAME pharmacists and pre-reg pharmacists have still not yet had access to potentially lifesaving coronavirus risk assessments.

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