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Automated children sepsis screening in Nottingham

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:54
Automated children sepsis screening in Nottingham20/04/2018 - 09:54

Nottingham Children’s Hospital has become the first children’s service in the UK to have electronic sepsis screening of its patients.

Healthcare assistants expected to do nurses’ work

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:40
Healthcare assistants expected to do nurses’ work19/04/2018 - 14:40

A survey has revealed that, despite not having adequate training or proper supervision, healthcare assistants are being expected to do the work of nurses.

Managers recruited faster than doctors and nurses

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:12
Managers recruited faster than doctors and nurses19/04/2018 - 12:12

BBC analysis of official figures has revealed that English hospitals have recruited managers at a higher rate than doctors and nurses.

Pumping donated livers increased operation success

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:41
Pumping donated livers increased operation success19/04/2018 - 11:41

Keeping donated livers alive in a normothermic perfusion machine prior to transplants increases the chances of a successful operation.

Streamlined approach to care across Cumbria

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:25
Streamlined approach to care across Cumbria19/04/2018 - 11:25

Two Cumbrian trusts have announced that they will begin sharing one joint public board meeting to work towards enhancing services.

Disappointing decline in CQC rating for Dudley Group

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:22
Disappointing decline in CQC rating for Dudley Group19/04/2018 - 10:22

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Requires Improvement following inspections into five core services by the CQC.

Maternal mental health services care lacking

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:07
Maternal mental health services care lacking19/04/2018 - 10:07

Pregnant women and new mothers in a quarter of the UK still cannot access lifesaving specialist perinatal mental health services.

Mental health not to be a meaningless label

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:37
Mental health not to be a meaningless label19/04/2018 - 09:37

Patients need a mental health diagnosis to be useful and would prefer to be told their diagnosis face-to-face.

Further gender pay disparity in Scotland

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:34
Further gender pay disparity in Scotland18/04/2018 - 10:34

Just 15 out of 100 of the highest-paid consultants across Scotland's health boards are women, further emphasising the gender pay divide in healthcare.

NHS response to WannaCry attack criticised

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:59
NHS response to WannaCry attack criticised18/04/2018 - 09:59

MPs have criticised the NHS for its failure to establish new measures to improve cyber security nearly a year after the WannaCry ransomware attack.

Majority want long-term social care funding inclusion

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:32
Majority want long-term social care funding inclusion18/04/2018 - 09:32

85 per cent of health leaders believe that the long-term funding settlement recently announced by the Prime Minister should include both the NHS and social care.

East Cheshire Trust receives Good CQC rating

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:01
East Cheshire Trust receives Good CQC rating17/04/2018 - 15:01

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been rated Good overall by the Care Quality Commission for being caring, effective, responsive and well-led.

Trusts spending millions outsourcing staff to private companies

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:37
Trusts spending millions outsourcing staff to private companies17/04/2018 - 11:37

NHS trusts are shelling-out huge amounts of money on consultants who are advising trusts on the setting up of wholly owned subsidiaries.

Royal London celebrates 100 robot surgeries

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:55
Royal London celebrates 100 robot surgeries17/04/2018 - 10:55

Since the first robotic case in November 2017, the Royal London Hospital has now operated on one hundred patients using an innovative robot.

Rise in reported assaults against NHS staff

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:25
Rise in reported assaults against NHS staff17/04/2018 - 10:25

New figures published by UNISON have shown that physical assaults on NHS staff rose by nearly 10 per cent last year in England.

NHS Digital collaboration to pursue data drive

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:11
NHS Digital collaboration to pursue data drive17/04/2018 - 10:11

NHS Digital will partner the Open Data Institute in Leeds to form a collaboration seeking to promote innovation through the use of data.

Welsh BMA highlights 111 service fears

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:25
Welsh BMA highlights 111 service fears16/04/2018 - 11:25

Following the announcement of its national roll out, BMA Cymru Wales has warned of ‘emerging issues’ with Wales’ 111 service.

Improvements found at Dorset Healthcare Trust

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:52
Improvements found at Dorset Healthcare Trust16/04/2018 - 09:52

The CQC has found significant improvement in the quality of services for patients at Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust.

Serious concerns raised over patient data

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:39
Serious concerns raised over patient data16/04/2018 - 09:39

A new report by the Health and Social Care Committee has raised concerns over NHS Digital’s ability to protect patient data.

Seven trusts selected for 'lean programme'

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:44
Seven trusts selected for 'lean programme'13/04/2018 - 09:44

NHS Improvement's new three year lean programme aims to improve ways of working

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