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Children’s mental health unit rated ‘outstanding’

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:05
Children’s mental health unit rated ‘outstanding’14/11/2017 - 12:05

A child and adolescent mental health ward at a north London trust has been rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Improvements needed on trust’s mental health ward

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:39
Improvements needed on trust’s mental health ward14/11/2017 - 11:39

The Care Quality Commission has called for further improvements to be made on a ward at a south-west London mental health trust.

People with diabetes urged to book places on free NHS courses

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:41
People with diabetes urged to book places on free NHS courses14/11/2017 - 10:41

People with diabetes in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to book their places on free NHS courses.

One in five European NHS doctors plan to quit

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:00
One in five European NHS doctors plan to quit14/11/2017 - 10:00

Almost one in five of the NHS’s European doctors are planning to quit Britain, according to new research.

Thousands to access diabetes and obesity prevention services

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:37
Thousands to access diabetes and obesity prevention services14/11/2017 - 09:37

NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK have partnered up with leading companies from the tech sector to fight against obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

£14.8 million energy centre saves £200,000 in first month

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:11
£14.8 million energy centre saves £200,000 in first month13/11/2017 - 17:11

The new Energy Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital reduced NHS spending on energy bills by more than £200,000 in its first month.

New scheme to improve care for mental health patients

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:45
New scheme to improve care for mental health patients13/11/2017 - 16:45

A pilot scheme in North Lincolnshire is set to improve the care given to mental health patients who are acutely ill or injured.

Electronic whiteboards used to improve patient safety

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:13
Electronic whiteboards used to improve patient safety13/11/2017 - 15:13

Staff at Southampton’s teaching hospitals are introducing interactive whiteboards on wards as part of a major digital transformation project.

Call to improve NHS staff working conditions

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:06
Call to improve NHS staff working conditions13/11/2017 - 14:06

Hospital managers have called on the government to improve the working conditions of NHS staff to stop the number of resignations increasing further.

NHS cracks down on sending mental health patients away from home

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:56
NHS cracks down on sending mental health patients away from home13/11/2017 - 09:56

Mental health trusts are being forced to reveal how many patients they are sending away from home for treatment because of a lack of beds.

Use antibiotics effectively to preserve their usefulness, NICE says

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:19
Use antibiotics effectively to preserve their usefulness, NICE says13/11/2017 - 09:19

Good management of antibiotics can half the number of people picking-up drug-resistant infections in hospital, new research suggests.

RCS and University of Manchester announce partnership

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:36
RCS and University of Manchester announce partnership10/11/2017 - 10:36

The Royal College of Surgeons has announced a partnership that will see its surgical education courses delivered at the University of Manchester.

Patients waiting six months or more for surgery increases by 40 per cent

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:08
Patients waiting six months or more for surgery increases by 40 per cent10/11/2017 - 10:08

The number of patients waiting longer than six months for treatment increased by 40 per cent compared to the same time last year.

Improvement made at Barts Health NHS Trust

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:39
Improvement made at Barts Health NHS Trust10/11/2017 - 09:39

CQC has rated Barts NHS Trust as ‘requires improvement’ overall - an improvement from its previous rating of ‘inadequate’.

Trust unveils plans for new hospice

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:50
Trust unveils plans for new hospice09/11/2017 - 12:50

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has unveiled plans to create a new hospice in Winchester.

Inpatient Pharmacy opens at St Thomas’ Hospital

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:37
Inpatient Pharmacy opens at St Thomas’ Hospital09/11/2017 - 12:37

St Thomas’ hospital has opened a state-of-the-art Inpatient Pharmacy.

Spontaneous labours in England fall as induced labours and caesareans rise

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:40
Spontaneous labours in England fall as induced labours and caesareans rise09/11/2017 - 11:40

NHS Digital figures show that spontaneous labours have decreased over the past year and caesareans and induced labours have increased.

Two new innovative treatments made routinely available on NHS

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:12
Two new innovative treatments made routinely available on NHS09/11/2017 - 11:12

NHS England has struck new deals to make innovative treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and breast cancer routinely available on the NHS.

New DNA test for Down’s syndrome

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:29
New DNA test for Down’s syndrome09/11/2017 - 09:29

Doctors have developed a more accurate test for Down’s, Edwards and Patau syndromes.

Chancellor must seize opportunity to help NHS escape from ‘impossible trap’, NHS Providers says

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:47
Chancellor must seize opportunity to help NHS escape from ‘impossible trap’, NHS Providers says08/11/2017 - 14:47

NHS Providers says the chancellor must seize the opportunity in the budget to help the NHS escape from an ‘impossible trap’.

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