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Government backtracks selling off of NHS Professionals

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:25
Government backtracks selling off of NHS Professionals07/09/2017 - 14:25

The government has made a U-turn on its decision to privatise an NHS employment agency it owns that supplies hospitals with staff.

Statins reduce deaths from heart disease by 28 per cent

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:48
Statins reduce deaths from heart disease by 28 per cent07/09/2017 - 12:48

The study, conducted by Imperial College London with the University of Glasgow, focused on 2,560 men with high levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol.

NHS Resolution welcomes National Audit Office study

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:47
NHS Resolution welcomes National Audit Office study07/09/2017 - 11:47

NHS Resolution has welcomed the publication of the NAO study, ’Managing the costs of clinical negligence in trusts’.

Mass GP list closures would have ‘detrimental impact’

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:31
Mass GP list closures would have ‘detrimental impact’07/09/2017 - 11:31

The DOH has urged the BMA to consider the ‘detrimental impact’ closing many practices would have on patients.

Child safety fears following shortage of doctors

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:52
Child safety fears following shortage of doctors07/09/2017 - 10:52

Child safety fears and long waiting times have been highlighted in a new report as the RCPCH calls for more doctors in the community.

Dorset Trust and Interserve Prime announce new strategic estates partnership

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:17
Dorset Trust and Interserve Prime announce new strategic estates partnership07/09/2017 - 10:17

Dorset Trust and Interserve Prime have announced a new partnership to enable the strategic transformation of the Dorchester hospital estate.

‘Unrelenting pressure’ on NHS troubling for cancer patients

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:03
‘Unrelenting pressure’ on NHS troubling for cancer patients07/09/2017 - 10:03

Workforce pressures in the NHS are affecting the care being delivered to cancer patients, new report warns.

NHS could save £400 million a year tackling health anxiety

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:31
NHS could save £400 million a year tackling health anxiety07/09/2017 - 09:31

The NHS could save over £400 million yearly by offering treatment for health anxiety and ‘cyberchondria’.

Tooth decay leading reason for children being hospitalised

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 14:54
Tooth decay leading reason for children being hospitalised06/09/2017 - 15:54

Almost 8,000 children in Wales had to be admitted to hospital to have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic.

Free IVF on NHS to be suspended in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 14:31
Free IVF on NHS to be suspended in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough06/09/2017 - 15:31

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG has decided to suspend routinely commissioning specialist fertility services until April 2019.

Thousands of nursing staff to protest over pay

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:35
Thousands of nursing staff to protest over pay06/09/2017 - 11:35

An estimated 2,000 nursing staff are to take part in a demonstration outside parliament demanding that the government lift the one per cent cap.

Instrument sterilisation to move 40 miles away

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:03
Instrument sterilisation to move 40 miles away06/09/2017 - 11:03

Patient safety in north east London could be compromised if the sterilisation of instruments move to Maidstone in Kent, Unite warns.

Health services deeply concerning for rural residents

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 09:54
Health services deeply concerning for rural residents06/09/2017 - 10:54

Rural residents are more concerned about deteriorating healthcare services than any other issue, a new survey has found.

GPs could face huge tax bill as result of inflation

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:45
GPs could face huge tax bill as result of inflation05/09/2017 - 11:45

High-earning GPs could face higher tax bills as a result of inflation figures which could see pension pots grow.

Training on pre- and postnatal mental illness insufficient

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:05
Training on pre- and postnatal mental illness insufficient05/09/2017 - 11:05

72 per cent of 419 midwives and health visitors said they do not think the current amount of training on pre- and postnatal mental illnesses is sufficient.

RCN launches drive to combat delirium

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:19
RCN launches drive to combat delirium05/09/2017 - 10:19

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has launched a new drive to help nurses identify the signs of delirium in order to improve care and save lives.

North Lincolnshire trust to get support to improve

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 15:25
North Lincolnshire trust to get support to improve04/09/2017 - 16:25

ELHT has been commissioned by NHS Improvement to work with North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Foundation Trust (NLAG) to improve services.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receives ‘warning notice’ from CQC

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 13:06
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receives ‘warning notice’ from CQC04/09/2017 - 14:06

The CQC has told Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make significant improvements at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Lack of organ donors led to 457 avoidable deaths last year

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 11:20
Lack of organ donors led to 457 avoidable deaths last year04/09/2017 - 12:20

A reluctance to talk about transplants is contributing to a deadly shortage of organs donation, the NHS has said.

64 per cent of men have heart age 10 years older than they are

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:26
64 per cent of men have heart age 10 years older than they are04/09/2017 - 11:26

Public Health England’s (PHE) Heart Age Test shows that 64 per cent of people with a heart 10 years older than their actual age are male.

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