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NHS launches smartphone GP appointments

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:47
NHS launches smartphone GP appointments06/11/2017 - 09:47

A 24-hour service has been launched for NHS patients, offering GP consultations via video link on smartphones.

Labour demands inquiry into delayed payments to trainee GPs

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:35
Labour demands inquiry into delayed payments to trainee GPs06/11/2017 - 09:35

Labour is demanding an inquiry into how trainee GPs did not receive their salaries from Capita on behalf of the NHS.

Help older people with learning disabilities plan for future

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:01
Help older people with learning disabilities plan for future03/11/2017 - 17:01

Health and social care professionals should help older people with learning disabilities live healthy and fulfilling lives as they age, NICE says.

Older people’s mental health wards rated ‘good’

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:35
Older people’s mental health wards rated ‘good’03/11/2017 - 16:35

Wards for older people at a north London mental health trust have been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC.

£50,000 to improve diabetes care

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:14
£50,000 to improve diabetes care03/11/2017 - 16:14

NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group is set to receive £50,000 to improve access to diabetes courses.

Rare Diseases Centre opens at St Thomas’ Hospital

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:56
Rare Diseases Centre opens at St Thomas’ Hospital03/11/2017 - 15:56

A new centre dedicated to patients with a number of complex rare genetic conditions has opened at St Thomas’ hospital.

Community groups get £1.5 million fund to improve mental health

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:07
Community groups get £1.5 million fund to improve mental health03/11/2017 - 14:07

GMMH is providing an opportunity for community groups and projects across Manchester to benefit from a £1.5 million fund to improve mental health.

New technology helps people with MND hold on to speech

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:49
New technology helps people with MND hold on to speech03/11/2017 - 12:49

New voice banking software which helps people with MND to continue to communicate is being offered at Great Western Hospital.

West Cumberland Hospital planning redevelopment

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:23
West Cumberland Hospital planning redevelopment03/11/2017 - 12:23

The future of West Cumberland Hospital and the health and well-being of people in West Cumbria has been revealed.

NHS patient care deteriorating

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:41
NHS patient care deteriorating03/11/2017 - 11:41

51 per cent of NHS trust finance directors think patient care in their area has worsened over the last year - just six per cent said it has improved.

NHS patients to get new treatments faster

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:47
NHS patients to get new treatments faster03/11/2017 - 10:47

The government has announced a new fast-track route into the NHS for ‘breakthrough’ medicines and technologies.

Patient ambulance wait time doubles in two years

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:09
Patient ambulance wait time doubles in two years03/11/2017 - 10:09

The number of patients waiting an hour or over to be transferred from an ambulance into an A&E ward has doubled over the past two years.

Update to employment checks document tool

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:53
Update to employment checks document tool03/11/2017 - 09:53

NHS Employers has updated its employment checks document cross reference tool to reflect recent DBS check changes.

Warning over inherited risk of high cholesterol

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:35
Warning over inherited risk of high cholesterol03/11/2017 - 09:35

Inherited risk of high cholesterol should be identified and treated as early as possible, NICE says in updated guidance.

Concerns raised over diversion of capital budgets

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:11
Concerns raised over diversion of capital budgets02/11/2017 - 16:11

Meg Hillier has sent a letter to the Department of Health over concerns with the failure to provide clarity on the diversion of capital budgets in the NHS.

New imaging platform for Princess Alexandra Hospital

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:12
New imaging platform for Princess Alexandra Hospital02/11/2017 - 15:12

Princess Alexandra Hospital is working with AGFA Healthcare for the implementation of a new Enterprise Imaging platform.

Stark north and south difference in dental health

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:10
Stark north and south difference in dental health02/11/2017 - 12:10

There is a worrying divide in good dental health between northern and southern England, with children in deprived areas more likely to have rotten teeth.

NHS England launches new mental health package

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:52
NHS England launches new mental health package02/11/2017 - 11:52

NHS England has published new Prevent Mental Health Guidance to support staff in safeguarding the vulnerable at risk of radicalisation.

Significant improvement found at Colchester Hospital

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14
Significant improvement found at Colchester Hospital02/11/2017 - 10:14

The CQC has reported that Colchester Hospital, which has been in special measures since 2013, has significantly improved.

South Tees increases car park charges

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:48
South Tees increases car park charges02/11/2017 - 09:48

The James Cook University Hospital and the Friarage Hospital have seen their car parking charges increase.

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