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Coventry nurses’ clinical blood app recognised

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:45
Coventry nurses’ clinical blood app recognised14/09/2017 - 14:45

Nurses at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust have been shortlisted for an award for its blood transfusion app.

£1.7m to explore heart attack treatments for over-75s

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:27
£1.7m to explore heart attack treatments for over-75s14/09/2017 - 14:27

Newcastle health researchers have received £1.7million from the British Heart Foundation to lead a new clinical trial.

New bill to investigate patient safety incidents

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:38
New bill to investigate patient safety incidents14/09/2017 - 12:38

The Department of Health has announced a new safety organisation that has new legal powers to investigate serious patient safety incidents.

£10m investment to revolutionise NHS business services

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:27
£10m investment to revolutionise NHS business services14/09/2017 - 12:27

A £10 million investment by NHS SBS has led to 48 NHS organisations signing contracts for a range of finance, procurement and employment services.

Liver disease atlas highlights UK variation

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:49
Liver disease atlas highlights UK variation14/09/2017 - 11:49

Public Health England has revealed a wide variation of premature mortality rates from liver disease across England.

Increase in written complaints about NHS

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:35
Increase in written complaints about NHS14/09/2017 - 11:35

New NHS Digital figures show that there were 208,400 written complaints received by the NHS during 2016/17.

More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:47
More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment13/09/2017 - 12:47

All pregnant women who go into labour too soon should be given antibiotics to protect their baby from potentially deadly infection GBS.

Opioid painkillers overdoses double in decade

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:20
Opioid painkillers overdoses double in decade13/09/2017 - 12:20

The number of hospital admissions for patients overdosing on opioid painkillers has more than doubled in a decade, data shows.

Device that helps obese diabetics ‘should be rolled out across NHS’

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:03
Device that helps obese diabetics ‘should be rolled out across NHS’13/09/2017 - 12:03

A device that helps obese people with type 2 diabetes lose over two stone on average should be rolled out across the NHS, experts say.

NHS fight against sepsis

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:43
NHS fight against sepsis13/09/2017 - 11:43

The Health Secretary has announced new measures to combat sepsis.

NHS launches new guide for large scale change

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:38
NHS launches new guide for large scale change13/09/2017 - 10:38

NHS England has launched a new guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale charge.

Patients could soon be diagnosed by artificial intelligence, NHS leaders say

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:24
Patients could soon be diagnosed by artificial intelligence, NHS leaders say13/09/2017 - 10:24

Computers may soon be able to read X-rays and analyse diseased tissue, the NHS’s top doctor has said.

New quality of life for cancer patients

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:59
New quality of life for cancer patients12/09/2017 - 15:59

New plans by NHS England will involve tracking cancer patients' quality of life to radically improve care and support for sufferers when treatment ends.

NHS on high alert in case of heavy winter flu burden

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:36
NHS on high alert in case of heavy winter flu burden12/09/2017 - 14:36

Britain could face a high increase in flu cases this winter which could make it harder for hospitals, GP surgeries and care homes to cope.

Whipps Cross Hospital care getting better

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:57
Whipps Cross Hospital care getting better12/09/2017 - 11:57

A hospital in east London has begun to show signs of improvement two years after being placed in special measures by the CQC.

Mayor calls for greater role in NHS in London

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:11
Mayor calls for greater role in NHS in London12/09/2017 - 11:11

Sadiq Khan has called for a greater role in the NHS in the capital and set out six key assurances needed from government to ensure Londoners get the best healthcare possible.

GP improvement projects delayed

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:35
GP improvement projects delayed12/09/2017 - 10:35

Around 600 GP premises improvement projects have been delayed because they depend on negotiations over new reimbursement terms and conditions.

Jeremy Hunt to unveil digital-led NHS treatment plans for 2018

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:07
Jeremy Hunt to unveil digital-led NHS treatment plans for 201812/09/2017 - 10:07

Hunt will pledge that every patient in England should have access to their medical records via an app by the end of 2018 at the NHS Expo 2017.

Simon Stevens to unveil new plans to transform patient care

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:40
Simon Stevens to unveil new plans to transform patient care12/09/2017 - 09:40

The head of NHS England is to set out new plans for the NHS to free up funds for the latest world class treatments.

NHS and PHE launch new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:22
NHS and PHE launch new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes12/09/2017 - 09:22

The NHS and PHE are to announce a new drive to save thousands of lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes resulting from cardiovascular disease.

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