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NHS faces worse winter crisis than last year, NHSI warns

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:32
NHS faces worse winter crisis than last year, NHSI warns17/11/2017 - 10:32

The NHS will struggle more this winter than last winter because hospitals have failed to free up enough beds, NHSI has warned.

Hospitals forced to postpone non-urgent operations

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:29
Hospitals forced to postpone non-urgent operations17/11/2017 - 09:29

The NHS has received criticism for forcing patients who need an operation to wait at least three months before they can undergo surgery.

ELFT gets new Community Health Services Contract

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:33
ELFT gets new Community Health Services Contract16/11/2017 - 16:33

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) has been announced as the new provider for Bedfordshire’s Community Health Services.

LSE and RCS complete purchase of Nuffield Building

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:17
LSE and RCS complete purchase of Nuffield Building16/11/2017 - 16:17

The LSE and the RCS have announced that they have achieved contract completion on the purchase of Nuffield Building.

Virtual eye clinics introduced in Bolton

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:30
Virtual eye clinics introduced in Bolton16/11/2017 - 15:30

Patients are set to benefit from a £1 million investment bringing ‘virtual eye clinics’ to Bolton.

Campaign launches as NHS prepares for winter

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:46
Campaign launches as NHS prepares for winter16/11/2017 - 14:46

The NHS in Gloucestershire is launching its winter campaign as the NHS prepares for winter.

Nursing staff stretched to breaking point

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:15
Nursing staff stretched to breaking point16/11/2017 - 14:15

Nearly three out of four nurses say they feel financially worse off than they did five years ago.

Two new drugs for breast cancer patients approved

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:45
Two new drugs for breast cancer patients approved16/11/2017 - 11:45

NICE has recommended two new drugs for routine funding after the companies lowered its prices and gave more evidence for their effectiveness.

Campaign launched against unlawful implementation of IR35 tax

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:29
Campaign launched against unlawful implementation of IR35 tax15/11/2017 - 17:29

The LDU and the HPU have launched a campaign against unlawful implementation of IR35 tax legislation.

PACE trial recruits 100th patient

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:57
PACE trial recruits 100th patient15/11/2017 - 14:57

South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has reached an important milestone by recruiting its 100th patient to a cancer trial.

‘Inadequate’ service may get NHS help

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:43
‘Inadequate’ service may get NHS help15/11/2017 - 14:43

Paramedics and nurses may provide support to a troubled provider of an out-of-hours GP service in Somerset.

‘Vital’ to build on recent successes, says GPC chair

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:26
‘Vital’ to build on recent successes, says GPC chair15/11/2017 - 14:26

The fight to save general practice is a fight to save the whole of the NHS, the BMA GPs committee chair Richard Vautrey has warned.

At least £360 million extra funding needed for NHS A&E target

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:12
At least £360 million extra funding needed for NHS A&E target 15/11/2017 - 14:12

This winter, in order for the NHS to meet its four hour A&E target, at least £360 million may be needed, new analysis has revealed.

NHS services to close due to money problems

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:16
NHS services to close due to money problems15/11/2017 - 10:16

Many A&E units, GP surgeries and walk-in centres are to close because of the NHS’s money problems, understaffing and modernisation plan.

Eating disorder patients waiting up to five years for treatment

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:39
Eating disorder patients waiting up to five years for treatment15/11/2017 - 09:39

People with an eating disorder are waiting as long as five years to start treatment on the NHS, putting their recovery on hold, new report says.

New mental health service for armed forces veterans

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:13
New mental health service for armed forces veterans14/11/2017 - 15:13

A new service that helps armed forces veterans get quicker access to mental health support has been launched in Sussex.

New national ambulance response standards

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:45
New national ambulance response standards14/11/2017 - 14:45

South East Coast Ambulance Service is to introduce a new set of ambulance response standards aimed at delivering the quickest response possible.

Reducing out of area placements for mental health care

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:22
Reducing out of area placements for mental health care14/11/2017 - 14:22

Sheffield Health and Social Care staff have been implementing new models of in-patient care for mental health service users so they are not sent out of the city.

RJAH gets new pool hoist

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:57
RJAH gets new pool hoist14/11/2017 - 12:57

A new piece of equipment which allows disabled people to get in the Hydrotherapy Pool at RJAH has been purchased by the hospital’s League of Friends.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital launches diabetics foot campaign

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:38
Queen Elizabeth Hospital launches diabetics foot campaign14/11/2017 - 12:38

As part of a new campaign, a display of 20 empty shoes will be helping to stress the importance for diabetics to have daily foot checks.

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