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Funding to digitise care to NHS information flow

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:42
Funding to digitise care to NHS information flow12/06/2018 - 10:42

NHS Digital has opened bidding for new funding to enable better sharing of social care and clinical information and data.

Over half of acute trusts using e-Referral Service

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:19
Over half of acute trusts using e-Referral Service12/06/2018 - 09:19

Over half of acute hospital trusts have switched off paper referrals and are now processing GP referrals for outpatient appointments digitally.

NHS and government must improve communication of reforms

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:50
NHS and government must improve communication of reforms11/06/2018 - 15:50

The government and the NHS must improve how they communicate reforms to the public, says committee in report on integrated care.

Joined-up service success with joint ICT director for Buckinghamshire

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:24
Joined-up service success with joint ICT director for Buckinghamshire 11/06/2018 - 15:24

Balvinder Heran has appointed Buckinghamshire's first ICT director with responsibility across an NHS trust, CCG and county council.

RCN advises regular cervical screening

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:30
RCN advises regular cervical screening11/06/2018 - 14:30

The Royal College of Nursing has published new guidance for registered nurses around the importance of regular checks or cervical cancer.

New measures to protect doctors’ mistakes

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:51
New measures to protect doctors’ mistakes11/06/2018 - 11:51

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to announce new measures to improve patient safety and protect doctors and nurses when mistakes are made.

Record high for out-of-area beds

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:31
Record high for out-of-area beds11/06/2018 - 10:31

Record numbers of patients with serious mental health issues are enduring ‘damage and distress’ as a result of being sent to out-of-area beds.

Welsh Government advises less reliance on hospitals

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:43
Welsh Government advises less reliance on hospitals11/06/2018 - 09:43

The Welsh Government has said that patients need to seek more care in their communities and that hospital visits should be only when ‘essential’.

Over a million NHS workers agree to pay rise

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:11
Over a million NHS workers agree to pay rise08/06/2018 - 12:11

Union members working for the NHS in England have voted overwhelmingly to accept a three year pay deal.

Child protection information sharing a priority

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:58
Child protection information sharing a priority08/06/2018 - 11:58

Nadhim Zahawi has urged the NHS and councils yet to implement a child protection information sharing system to do so as a matter of urgency.

Preventive care outside hospitals must improve

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 08:47
Preventive care outside hospitals must improve08/06/2018 - 09:47

Hospitals, GPs, community services and social care need to work together more effectively to help reduce emergency admissions.

Primary care in England needs further innovation

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:34
Primary care in England needs further innovation07/06/2018 - 14:34

A new report has argued that new models of general practice could be imperative in realising the potential of wider NHS changes in England.

'Sustainable funding increases’ for NHS

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:28
'Sustainable funding increases’ for NHS07/06/2018 - 11:28

Jeremy Hunt has revealed that the NHS will receive a ‘significant increase’ in its budget as part of the service's 70th birthday.

Lung cancer immunotherapy drug NHS agreement

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:37
Lung cancer immunotherapy drug NHS agreement06/06/2018 - 10:37

NHS England has struck a deal with MSD to make the lung cancer drug pembrolizumab available for routine use on the NHS.

New analysis paints worrying picture of NHS recruitment

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:48
New analysis paints worrying picture of NHS recruitment06/06/2018 - 09:48

New analysis has revealed a worrying picture for the future of NHS recruitment, warning that thousands of new staff will have to be recruited in the next 10 years.

Joint letter sent to Prime Minister on NHS funding

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:25
Joint letter sent to Prime Minister on NHS funding06/06/2018 - 09:25

A joint letter has reiterated that the NHS needs a real terms funding increase of around four per cent a year to prevent deterioration in care.

‘Common sense' overhaul of visa rules for GPs urged

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 08:27
‘Common sense' overhaul of visa rules for GPs urged05/06/2018 - 09:27

The RCGP has urged Sajid Javid to act rapidly in overhauling immigration rules to allow appropriately-trained doctors to work as GPs in the NHS.

Breast cancer patients may be spared chemotherapy

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:12
Breast cancer patients may be spared chemotherapy04/06/2018 - 14:12

Approximately 70 per cent of women with the most common form of early stage breast cancer may be spared the ‘agony of chemotherapy’.

Victims of sexual abuse to be given lifetime mental health care

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:18
Victims of sexual abuse to be given lifetime mental health care04/06/2018 - 11:18

NHS England has announced that victims of sexual abuse will receive a lifetime of mental health care to help cope with the trauma.

‘Major overhaul’ of NHS finance system needed

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:46
‘Major overhaul’ of NHS finance system needed04/06/2018 - 10:46

More resources will fail to deliver results unless there are major reforms to the current NHS financial system, according to a new report.

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