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NHS needs £4 billion to stop patient care deteriorating

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:08
NHS needs £4 billion to stop patient care deteriorating08/11/2017 - 12:08

The government must find at least £4 billion more for the NHS in the budget to stop patient care deteriorating next year, health charities warn.

NHS could ‘pop’ without urgent cash boost, health bosses told

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:44
NHS could ‘pop’ without urgent cash boost, health bosses told08/11/2017 - 11:44

The NHS could ‘pop’ unless it receives an emergency cash injection in this month’s budget, the service’s financial regulator has warned.

NHS Trust rated one of ‘Best Employers for Race 2017’

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:18
NHS Trust rated one of ‘Best Employers for Race 2017’08/11/2017 - 11:18

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has been placed on the ‘Best Employers for Race 2017’ list by BITC.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust ‘requires improvement’

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:06
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust ‘requires improvement’08/11/2017 - 11:06

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated Coventry and Warwickshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust as ‘requires improvement’.

Improvement found at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:56
Improvement found at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust08/11/2017 - 10:56

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust as ‘good’ following an inspection by CQC.

Papworth plays key role in new biomedical collaboration

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:19
Papworth plays key role in new biomedical collaboration07/11/2017 - 17:19

A new collaboration will see researchers and clinicians from two countries working together across borders to tackle some of the world’s major health challenges.

Report shows decrease in cervical screening coverage

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:49
Report shows decrease in cervical screening coverage07/11/2017 - 15:49

Cervical screening coverage for women eligible for testing in England has fallen by 0.7 per cent in the last year, according to NHS Digital's latest statistics.

UK health spending £900 less per person than Germany

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:22
UK health spending £900 less per person than Germany07/11/2017 - 14:22

Hospitals in England are spending £900 less per person than Germany, an expert has warned.

New £3 million research centre takes step forward

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:05
New £3 million research centre takes step forward07/11/2017 - 14:05

A new Yorkshire centre which will improve the health and well-being of children and the elderly has taken another step forward.

Landmark trial to predict need for chemo in breast cancer patients

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:26
Landmark trial to predict need for chemo in breast cancer patients07/11/2017 - 12:26

A landmark trial looking at a test to predict who needs chemotherapy for breast cancer has begun at UCLH.

GP closure threatens care for thousands

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:32
GP closure threatens care for thousands07/11/2017 - 11:32

Thousands of patients could be left without GPs following the closure of a surgery in Kent, with crisis in general practice worsening.

We must secure overseas recruitment, report says

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:15
We must secure overseas recruitment, report says07/11/2017 - 11:15

Uncertainty over international recruitment is threatening safe, high quality care for patients, a major report has warned.

Hospital alliance brings cataract care closer to home

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:25
Hospital alliance brings cataract care closer to home06/11/2017 - 17:25

Patients in South Tyneside who are undergoing treatment for cataract problems are benefitting from having more care closer to home.

New services support health and well-being

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:53
New services support health and well-being06/11/2017 - 16:53

Sheffield residents are benefitting from improved mental health services following the expansion of free psychological talking therapies.

Personality disorder services praised as ‘excellent’

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:22
Personality disorder services praised as ‘excellent’06/11/2017 - 16:22

Two services provided by NSFT which support prisoners who have personality disorder have been praised as ‘excellent’ in a prison inspection report.

Mental health services need to work ‘collaboratively’ to support children

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:13
Mental health services need to work ‘collaboratively’ to support children06/11/2017 - 15:13

Social care, health, mental health and other partners need to work ‘collaboratively’ to ensure looked after children receive support from all services, a new report has said.

UK’s first Older People’s A&E to be introduced at NNUH

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:04
UK’s first Older People’s A&E to be introduced at NNUH06/11/2017 - 14:04

NNUH has announced plans to introduce the UK’s first Emergency Department that is solely dedicated to patients over the age of 80.

Robotic system could help restore sight for people with AMD

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:12
Robotic system could help restore sight for people with AMD06/11/2017 - 12:12

A £1.1 million grant from the NIHR has been awarded to develop a robotic system to help replace damaged retinal cells in people with AMD.

Medway launches innovative robotic surgery

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:56
Medway launches innovative robotic surgery06/11/2017 - 11:56

Medway NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed its newest member of staff - a surgical robot.

Psychiatrist vacancies ‘double in four years’

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:02
Psychiatrist vacancies ‘double in four years’06/11/2017 - 10:02

One in 10 consultant psychiatrist roles is currently unfilled in NHS organisations in England, a new report says.

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