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New MRI scan predicts stroke risk and promises to save lives

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:45
New MRI scan predicts stroke risk and promises to save lives24/08/2017 - 14:45

A new type of MRI scan can predict the risk of having a stroke, researchers have revealed.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust ‘has failed to protect safety of patients’

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 08:19
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust ‘has failed to protect safety of patients’24/08/2017 - 09:19

CQC has told Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make significant improvements to protect the safety of patients.

Three CCGs in West of England consider major merger

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:42
Three CCGs in West of England consider major merger23/08/2017 - 12:42

Three major CCGs in the West of England have announced ambitions to push forward with a merger that could see them coming together.

Heatherwood Hospital ‘harmful’ plans approved

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:29
Heatherwood Hospital ‘harmful’ plans approved23/08/2017 - 12:29

An NHS trust has been given approval to build a £90 million hospital on green belt land despite being warned the development would be harmful.

Prison healthcare ‘dangerously under-doctored’

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 08:22
Prison healthcare ‘dangerously under-doctored’23/08/2017 - 09:22

NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they work are extremely unsafe and understaffed.

£35m potential savings through estates framework

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:04
£35m potential savings through estates framework22/08/2017 - 16:04

The new Estates Professional Services framework has the potential to save the public sector £35 million over the next four years.

People to get discounts off shopping in exchange for exercising

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:18
People to get discounts off shopping in exchange for exercising22/08/2017 - 14:18

The NHS Healthy New Towns scheme could offer rewards such as free cinema tickets so as to reduce lifestyle-related illnesses.

Staff shortages threaten children’s health services

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:33
Staff shortages threaten children’s health services22/08/2017 - 12:33

Leading doctors in Scotland have warned that workforce shortages are putting children’s health services in jeopardy.

Colleges join to improve young people’s mental health

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:57
Colleges join to improve young people’s mental health22/08/2017 - 11:57

The RCGP, RCPCH and RCPsych have committed to improving the care and support of young people with mental health problems.

GP number boost as NHS England expands international recruitment

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:15
GP number boost as NHS England expands international recruitment 22/08/2017 - 11:15

NHS England is set to expand the GP workforce with the help of an international recruitment programme, it has been revealed.

Targeted training supports proposals to help GP trainees

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:43
Targeted training supports proposals to help GP trainees22/08/2017 - 10:43

Health Education England is to support a proposal that could enable doctors who did not complete their GP training to re-enter the programme.

Update on PrEP trial in England

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 08:46
Update on PrEP trial in England22/08/2017 - 09:46

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England have published an update on the PrEP Impact Trial.

New scheme to help NHS whistleblowers

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:24
New scheme to help NHS whistleblowers21/08/2017 - 11:24

A nationwide pilot to help NHS whistleblowers back into work is being launched by NHS England.

NHS Digital launches first ever e-nursing week

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:05
NHS Digital launches first ever e-nursing week21/08/2017 - 10:05

NHS Digital has launched its first ever e-nursing week in support of the campaign for a digital-ready workforce.

Fall in midwifery students

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:36
Fall in midwifery students21/08/2017 - 09:36

The number of students on midwifery and nursing degree courses is down by 8 per cent, new UCAS data has revealed.

NHS calls for equality over private hospitals’ discounts

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:19
NHS calls for equality over private hospitals’ discounts21/08/2017 - 09:19

NHS trusts are calling for equality on business rates after it was revealed that private hospitals get discounts worth £52 million over five years.

Newcastle health boss fired

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:46
Newcastle health boss fired18/08/2017 - 10:46

Sir Leonard Fenwick has been fired for gross misconduct.

Mental health services ‘patchy’ says PM

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:18
Mental health services ‘patchy’ says PM18/08/2017 - 10:18

Theresa May says the UK’s mental health services are ‘patchy’ and vows to review them.

CQC rates CNWL as ‘good’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:52
CQC rates CNWL as ‘good’18/08/2017 - 09:52

The Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Next stage of childhood obesity plan announced

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:21
Next stage of childhood obesity plan announced18/08/2017 - 09:21

Public Health England (PHE) announces plans to consider the evidence, set guidelines and closely monitor progress on calorie reduction.

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