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Hopewood mental health hub opens to patients

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:07
Hopewood mental health hub opens to patients04/06/2018 - 10:07

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has opened its £21 million mental health services hub for children, young people and families.

Increase in preventable emergency readmissions

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 08:59
Increase in preventable emergency readmissions01/06/2018 - 09:59

The Nuffield Trust has found a 41.3 per cent increase in emergency readmissions for conditions classified as ‘potentially preventable’ in the last seven years.

GPs leaving profession at 'incredibly worrying' rates

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:34
GPs leaving profession at 'incredibly worrying' rates31/05/2018 - 15:34

New research has shown that two out of every five GPs intend to quit within the next five years as a result of extended pressures on the sector.

Outdoor areas to be smoke-free in Wales by summer 2019

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:07
Outdoor areas to be smoke-free in Wales by summer 201931/05/2018 - 10:07

Wales is expected put smoke-free areas in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019.

Many NHS trusts lacking a digital transformation strategy

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 08:46
Many NHS trusts lacking a digital transformation strategy31/05/2018 - 09:46

New research has revealed that two-fifths of NHS trusts either have no digital transformation strategy or have only just begun to work on one.

NHS financial deficit twice the amount planned

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 08:29
NHS financial deficit twice the amount planned31/05/2018 - 09:29

NHS Improvement has revealed a combined financial deficit that was nearly twice the amount planned in the NHS provider sector.

Expansion of Charing Cross Hospital A&E planned

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:24
Expansion of Charing Cross Hospital A&E planned30/05/2018 - 12:24

The A&E department at Charing Cross Hospital will begin its redevelopment programme thanks to a £7.2 million investment.

GP closures force a million patients to move surgery

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:32
GP closures force a million patients to move surgery30/05/2018 - 10:32

An investigation by Pulse has revealed that over a million patients have had to move surgeries in the last five years due to practice closures.

NHS England sets dental target for toddlers

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:04
NHS England sets dental target for toddlers30/05/2018 - 10:04

NHS England is calling on dentists to see an additional 70,000 pre-school children to help young families achieve good dental health.

£10 million fund to help retain GPs

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
£10 million fund to help retain GPs29/05/2018 - 10:36

NHS England has announced a new £10 million fund to support and retain GPs.

NHS to review gender pay gap

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:23
NHS to review gender pay gap29/05/2018 - 10:23

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a review into doctors’ pay in an attempt to eliminate the existing gender pay gap in the industry.

NHS needs reform, not just funding

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 15:16
NHS needs reform, not just funding25/05/2018 - 16:16

The CPS has claimed that while calls for more NHS funding are necessary, it is imperative to properly examine how that funding is spent.

£15 million local mental health fund boost

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:32
£15 million local mental health fund boost25/05/2018 - 14:32

The Beyond Places of Safety fund will fund clinics and other community services designed to prevent people from reaching crisis point.

Pressures on practices causing GPs to stop routine bookings

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:39
Pressures on practices causing GPs to stop routine bookings25/05/2018 - 10:39

A Pulse survey has found that one in six GPs have had to limit appointments to ‘emergency’ patients only at some point in the last year.

NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration through joined up care

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:48
NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration through joined up care25/05/2018 - 09:48

Four more areas have been given more control to improve their local services and join up NHS and social care work in their region.

System wide action needed to better manage A&E demand

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:42
System wide action needed to better manage A&E demand24/05/2018 - 10:42

The CQC says new ways of collaborating across the whole health and social care system are needed now to ensure that next winter is different.

Tax increase needed to deter ‘NHS misery’

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 08:57
Tax increase needed to deter ‘NHS misery’24/05/2018 - 09:57

The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation have reported that taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS.

Public campaign needed to tackle loneliness

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:34
Public campaign needed to tackle loneliness23/05/2018 - 10:34

The Royal College of GPs says that a national public campaign is needed to raise awareness of loneliness and social isolation across society.

London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:57
London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures23/05/2018 - 09:57

London Ambulance Service has been taken out of special measures and has been rated as ‘good’ overall for its services.

New partnerships to speed up and improve care

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:31
New partnerships to speed up and improve care23/05/2018 - 09:31

New partnerships will be introduced to provide health and care staff with better and faster access to information about the person in their care.

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