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Immediate investment needed nursing higher education

11 hours 44 min ago
Immediate investment needed nursing higher education18/12/2018 - 10:07

Following news concerning unpaid student debt, the RCN is calling for immediate investment in nursing higher education in England.

Positive progress made in collaborative commissioning

11 hours 57 min ago
Positive progress made in collaborative commissioning18/12/2018 - 09:54

The relationship between commissioners and providers in the health system is on the brink of significant change, says new report.

Expanded NHS services for veterans

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:50
Expanded NHS services for veterans17/12/2018 - 15:50

Thousands more veterans who struggle with civilian life are set to benefit from new and expanded NHS services.

Evening and weekend GP appointments available

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:45
Evening and weekend GP appointments available17/12/2018 - 12:45

Patients across England can now experience extended access to general practice appointments in the evening and weekends.

169 amputations a week as a result of diabetes

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:09
169 amputations a week as a result of diabetes17/12/2018 - 10:09

Analysis by the charity Diabetes UK has found that 169 people a week are having to undergo amputations as a result of diabetes.

NHS e-Referral reaches online booking milestone

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:57
NHS e-Referral reaches online booking milestone17/12/2018 - 09:57

The NHS e-Referral Service has hit 100 million bookings since it was launched in 2005 as the NHS Choose and Book Service.

Summer’s funding boost not enough to improve care

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:55
Summer’s funding boost not enough to improve care14/12/2018 - 10:55

Most of the £20.5bn pledged for the NHS risks being swallowed up by the ageing population, pay rises and hospitals’ deficits.

NHS Spine reaches one billion monthly transactions

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:51
NHS Spine reaches one billion monthly transactions13/12/2018 - 15:51

NHS Digital has announced that NHS Spine has reached the milestone of one billion transactions in a month for the first time.

Care at risk because of hospital overcrowding

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:22
Care at risk because of hospital overcrowding13/12/2018 - 15:22

95 per cent of beds are occupied in England’s hospitals, with staff having to turn away ambulances because of lack of space.

Organ donors will be asked of religious considerations

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:22
Organ donors will be asked of religious considerations13/12/2018 - 10:22

Those joining the UK organ donation register are to be asked if they want their religious beliefs to be considered in the donation process.

NHS waiting lists at highest level in a decade

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:00
NHS waiting lists at highest level in a decade13/12/2018 - 08:00

The number of patients waiting longer than the national target time to start NHS treatments has reached its highest level in a decade.

Welsh cancer patients to receive proton beam therapy

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:38
Welsh cancer patients to receive proton beam therapy12/12/2018 - 16:38

Cancer patients in Wales are set to begin receiving proton therapy treatment on the NHS.

Further errors in cervical screening letter scandal

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:15
Further errors in cervical screening letter scandal12/12/2018 - 10:15

An additional 3,591 women have not received information about NHS cervical cancer screening due to errors made by Capita.

Approval given for non-invasive MRI scans

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:04
Approval given for non-invasive MRI scans12/12/2018 - 10:04

The NICE has backed MRI scanners as cost-effective and approved their use for detecting prostate cancer on the NHS.

Lack of cyber security expertise within the NHS

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:01
Lack of cyber security expertise within the NHS11/12/2018 - 15:01

A new survey of NHS trusts has revealed a large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across the NHS.

NHS Executive Group to boost senior leadership

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:07
NHS Executive Group to boost senior leadership11/12/2018 - 11:07

As part of ongoing closer working arrangements, NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced a new joint senior leadership team.

Majority of maternity providers using digital tech well

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:01
Majority of maternity providers using digital tech well11/12/2018 - 10:01

The majority of maternity providers are making a good start at using digital technology, according to a new report.

Poll finds hiring needs at highest levels for seven years

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:48
Poll finds hiring needs at highest levels for seven years11/12/2018 - 09:48

The number of applicants for UK jobs from the EU has ‘dropped off a cliff edge’, according to a new poll of industry employers.

Staff shortages severely affecting home care services

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:34
Staff shortages severely affecting home care services11/12/2018 - 09:34

Squeezed funding and staff shortages are severely affecting home care services in some areas of England, finds a new report.

New scheme to inspire pupils to consider NHS career

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:05
New scheme to inspire pupils to consider NHS career10/12/2018 - 12:05

The 'Step Into the NHS' programme is now being rolled-out nationally and is open to all primary schools across England.

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