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Emergency admissions increase by almost half in a decade

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:12
Emergency admissions increase by almost half in a decade22/05/2018 - 14:12

The Health Foundation has argued that the number of patients admitted urgently to hospital has increased by 42 per cent.

NHS community services promises falling flat

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:38
NHS community services promises falling flat22/05/2018 - 12:38

NHS Providers has said that promises to bring more patient care closer to home by prioritising NHS community services have fallen flat.

£30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:06
£30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance22/05/2018 - 12:06

The government has announced that it will be committing over £30 million of funding to the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Local gov ahead of NHS in visitor journey management

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:19
Local gov ahead of NHS in visitor journey management22/05/2018 - 10:19

NHS trusts are falling behind local government in implementing journey management strategies to reduce waiting times for visitors.

NHS patients endured the worst winter on record

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:03
NHS patients endured the worst winter on record22/05/2018 - 10:03

NHS patients endured the worst winter on record last year, highlighting a health system that is struggling to cope with demand.

UCLH to harness the power of data science and AI

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52
UCLH to harness the power of data science and AI21/05/2018 - 11:52

University College London Hospitals is embarking on a data science programme to make services safer, quicker and more efficient.

Bristol NHS security staff to wear video cameras

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:42
Bristol NHS security staff to wear video cameras21/05/2018 - 11:42

Security staff at North Bristol NHS Trust will now be wearing body worn video cameras in a bid to cut down on violence and aggression.

PM to urge use of AI in cancer fight

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:13
PM to urge use of AI in cancer fight21/05/2018 - 10:13

Theresa May will use an upcoming speech to argue that the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases in the UK can be transformed by using AI.

One in three GPs too stressed to cope

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:27
One in three GPs too stressed to cope21/05/2018 - 09:27

RCGP Wales has reported that nearly one in three GPs are so stressed they feel they cannot cope at least once a week.

Anxiety-related hospital admissions ‘costing £70 million’

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:34
Anxiety-related hospital admissions ‘costing £70 million’18/05/2018 - 10:34

The New Economics Foundation has warned that stress and anxiety-related hospital admissions are costing the NHS more than £70 million a year.

Dementia patients 'abandoned' by system, says charity

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:30
Dementia patients 'abandoned' by system, says charity17/05/2018 - 11:30

The Alzheimer's Society has claimed that vulnerable people struggling with dementia have been left to ‘fend for themselves’.

NHS cuts leavings nurses missing training

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:44
NHS cuts leavings nurses missing training17/05/2018 - 10:44

A new report has found that winter pressures, staff shortages and funding cuts are forcing the NHS to deny clinical training to nursing staff.

Capita outsourcing could have harmed patients

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:55
Capita outsourcing could have harmed patients17/05/2018 - 09:55

The National Audit Office has found that patients could have been put at risk of serious harm after NHS services were outsourced.

Specialist children's nurses investment needed

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:47
Specialist children's nurses investment needed16/05/2018 - 11:47

The government needs to invest in specialist children's nurses or risk turning back the clock on children’s health in England.

Social care reform encountering fork in the road

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:40
Social care reform encountering fork in the road16/05/2018 - 10:40

New analysis of funding pressures on social care services have emphasised the worrying lack of progress on social care reform in the UK.

Diabetes patients being denied a new life-changing technology

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:58
Diabetes patients being denied a new life-changing technology16/05/2018 - 09:58

Thousands of people in the UK with diabetes are being denied new life-changing technology that could help them safely manage their condition.

Guidance to support the use of animal therapy in hospital

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:32
Guidance to support the use of animal therapy in hospital16/05/2018 - 09:32

New RCN guidance provides evidence-based best practice criteria so that hospitals can introduce animals into the care environment.

New Data Security and Protection Toolkit launched

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:07
New Data Security and Protection Toolkit launched15/05/2018 - 15:07

To improve the way hospitals keep patient information safe, NHS Digital has launched the new Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

Funding plan for health and social care petition launched

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:04
Funding plan for health and social care petition launched15/05/2018 - 12:04

The NHS Confederation has launched a petition calling on the government to commit to a funding plan for health and social care to 2035.

Give nurses body cameras to prevent assaults

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:15
Give nurses body cameras to prevent assaults15/05/2018 - 10:15

The Royal College of Nursing Congress has heard calls for nurses to be given body cameras to help prevent assaults.

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