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Diet and exercise to boost cancer survival rates

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 09:14
Diet and exercise to boost cancer survival rates05/06/2017 - 10:14

Maintaining a healthy diet and undertaking regular exercise is linked to better outcomes for cancer patients, a conference has heard.

Nagpaul confirmed as next BMA council chair

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 15:46
Nagpaul confirmed as next BMA council chair02/06/2017 - 16:46

Chaand Nagpaul has been confirmed as the next BMA council chair, succeeding incumbent Mark Porter on 29 June.

Infection prevention cuts threatening patient safety

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:39
Infection prevention cuts threatening patient safety02/06/2017 - 14:39

The IPS is urging health providers to maintain investment in infection prevention and control teams to protect patient safety.

Ketamine could help with depression

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:56
Ketamine could help with depression02/06/2017 - 11:56

Medics have said that thousands of people suffering from severe depression could benefit from experimental ketamine treatment.

Police analysing claims of hospital data 'fiddling'

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:24
Police analysing claims of hospital data 'fiddling'02/06/2017 - 10:24

Northamptonshire Police is evaluating evidence of a hospital's waiting time figures, after claims were made they were 'fiddled' to meet targets.

Long surgery waits 'have tripled in four years’

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 08:39
Long surgery waits 'have tripled in four years’02/06/2017 - 09:39

The Royal College of Surgeons has warned that the number of patients waiting six months or more for surgery has tripled over the past four years.

Cold water 'as good as hot' for washing hands

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 13:25
Cold water 'as good as hot' for washing hands01/06/2017 - 14:25

A study has suggested that recommendations to wash hands with hot water rather than unheated water to kill more germs may not be true.

Healthcare tops data breach list in study

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:43
Healthcare tops data breach list in study01/06/2017 - 12:43

A study has found that healthcare organisations were found to consistently top the list for data breach incidents.

NHS planning to delay or cancel spending

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:20
NHS planning to delay or cancel spending01/06/2017 - 11:20

The King’s Fund reveals that the NHS is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half of local areas this year to meet financial targets.

Effective innovation key for NHS affordability

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:05
Effective innovation key for NHS affordability01/06/2017 - 11:05

A new report by the International Longevity Centre has found that the NHS is often not doing enough with the innovative tools at its disposal.

Cancer patient dies because of lack of beds

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 09:31
Cancer patient dies because of lack of beds01/06/2017 - 10:31

A coroner has warned of future preventable deaths after a cancer patient died because no bed was available for a transfer.

Public sector workers are ‘more anxious’

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 08:53
Public sector workers are ‘more anxious’01/06/2017 - 09:53

Mind has revealed that public sector staff are more likely to feel anxious at work and take sick days for their mental health than those in the private sector.

e-Obs system benefiting Basildon’s patient safety

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:16
e-Obs system benefiting Basildon’s patient safety31/05/2017 - 12:16

A new electronic observations system at Basildon University Hospital is improving safety and allowing nurses more time to give care and treatment.

Returning retirees could cost NHS £500m a year

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 08:02
Returning retirees could cost NHS £500m a year31/05/2017 - 09:02

The NHS could face an extra annual bill of £500 million if retired British citizens living in Europe return to the UK for care post-Brexit.

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