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Insomnia treatment could reduce mental health problems

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:02
Insomnia treatment could reduce mental health problems11/09/2017 - 17:02

New research has suggested that treating insomnia could reduce mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and paranoia.

NHS to help those with disabilities access GP services online

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:53
NHS to help those with disabilities access GP services online11/09/2017 - 16:53

NHS England has published a set of new practical guides to help patients with disabilities access GP online services.

Four ambulance services begin new response times

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:14
Four ambulance services begin new response times11/09/2017 - 16:14

Four of England’s ambulance services have begun the roll out of new response times announced in July this year.

Waiting times encouraging private treatment

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:51
Waiting times encouraging private treatment11/09/2017 - 12:51

Increasing numbers of patients are turning towards private treatment because of delays for treatment within the NHS.

First ever virtual reality neurosurgery film

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:29
First ever virtual reality neurosurgery film11/09/2017 - 12:29

A neurosurgeon has produced the first ever 360 virtual reality film showing a patient undergoing surgery to treat life-threatening brain aneurysms.

Burnham pays tribute to NHS staff

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:09
Burnham pays tribute to NHS staff11/09/2017 - 12:09

Andy Burnham opened the NHS Expo 2017 by praising the ‘heroic efforts’ of NHS staff for their care of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

Innovative digital technology solutions to improve care

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:54
Innovative digital technology solutions to improve care11/09/2017 - 11:54

A new publication has investigated how vanguard-implemented digital solutions are helping the NHS respond to rising demand on services.

Maternity wards more likely to shut at weekends

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:06
Maternity wards more likely to shut at weekends11/09/2017 - 11:06

A new report has found that women in labour are more likely to be turned away from maternity units at weekends and during summer holidays.

New technology to help tackle frailty

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:27
New technology to help tackle frailty11/09/2017 - 10:27

The NHS is to trial new wearable sensors to better identify elderly patients at risk of falls as part of a new drive to tackle frailty.

More NHS psychiatrists needed to improve care

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:05
More NHS psychiatrists needed to improve care11/09/2017 - 10:05

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has said that more NHS psychiatrists should be recruited to improve care.

NHS hospitals missing sepsis treatment targets

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:50
NHS hospitals missing sepsis treatment targets11/09/2017 - 09:50

One in four NHS hospital trusts are failing to supply antibiotics to half their patients with sepsis within the recommended time.

New soft FM contract for Warwickshire trust

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:36
New soft FM contract for Warwickshire trust11/09/2017 - 09:36

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has awarded a new £45 million contract to ISS Mediclean to provide soft services.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Communications team wins national award

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:35
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Communications team wins national award08/09/2017 - 16:35

The Guy’s and St Thomas’ Communications team has been named as the Health and Local Government Communications Team of the Year.

NHS chief announces four new mother and baby units

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 14:59
NHS chief announces four new mother and baby units08/09/2017 - 15:59

The head of the NHS has announced four new mother and baby units in a web chat on Mumsnet.

£13 million to help A&Es prepare for winter

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:15
£13 million to help A&Es prepare for winter08/09/2017 - 14:15

19 more hospitals across England have been given over £13 million for emergency care in the latest wave of winter funding.

Local hospitals install chewing gum bins

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:20
Local hospitals install chewing gum bins 08/09/2017 - 12:20

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals are encouraging patients, visitors and staff to dispose of their used chewing gum in new bright pink, dedicated bins.

Colchester reopens refurbished maternity ward

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:06
Colchester reopens refurbished maternity ward08/09/2017 - 12:06

Colchester General Hospital has reopened its maternity ward following a seven-week refurbishment costing £438,000.

Airedale Hospital takes part in ACE2 cancer pilot project

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:22
Airedale Hospital takes part in ACE2 cancer pilot project08/09/2017 - 11:22

Airedale Hospital is taking part in a national pilot to change the way patients with cancer symptoms are referred.

GP practice forced to vacate due to £60,000 service charges

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:50
GP practice forced to vacate due to £60,000 service charges08/09/2017 - 10:50

A GP practice that has been forced to leave part of its premises due to rising service charges has complained that the area had been empty.

Improvement needed at Kettering Hospital

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:29
Improvement needed at Kettering Hospital08/09/2017 - 10:29

The CQC has found a number of improvements at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust but say further improvement is needed.

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