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Breast screening offered to women after missed appointments

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:17
Breast screening offered to women after missed appointments02/05/2018 - 15:17

Approximately 450,000 were not sent invitations for a final test for breast screening between their 68th and 71st birthday since 2009.

NHS to award Health and Care’s Top 70 Stars

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:04
NHS to award Health and Care’s Top 70 Stars02/05/2018 - 11:04

As part of the NHS’s 70th birthday celebrations, health staff who have ‘gone over and above the call of duty’ will receive UK-wide recognition.

‘No sense’ in turning away trained doctors

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:47
‘No sense’ in turning away trained doctors02/05/2018 - 10:47

Labour has said that the Conservative Party’s controversial decision to refuse foreign doctors visas is directly damaging NHS patient care.

90 per cent of councils cutting public health services

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:23
90 per cent of councils cutting public health services02/05/2018 - 10:23

90 per cent of councils have cut spending on sexual health, alcohol misuse and weight management services.

Liver technology to become routine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:46
Liver technology to become routine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital02/05/2018 - 09:46

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has announced that it has become the first in the UK to bring state-of-the-art liver technology into routine use.

Integrating care successfully will heighten NHS

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:29
Integrating care successfully will heighten NHS02/05/2018 - 09:29

Professor Don Berwick has said that the NHS is better placed to ‘truly integrate care’ than any other global health system.

£300 million cash target met five months early

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:22
£300 million cash target met five months early01/05/2018 - 14:22

NHS Supply Chain has reported that its £300 million cash-releasing target has been achieved five months ahead of plan.

Doctor witness space technology potential for NHS

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:36
Doctor witness space technology potential for NHS01/05/2018 - 11:36

Professor Tony Young led a delegation of leading doctors to witness demonstrations of space technology that could be adapted for use in the NHS.

New £5m energy centre for South Tyneside Hospital

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:35
New £5m energy centre for South Tyneside Hospital01/05/2018 - 10:35

Work is underway on a new energy centre at South Tyneside District Hospital that will enable the trust to reduce carbon emissions.

New £40m wing open at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:34
New £40m wing open at Sheffield Children’s Hospital01/05/2018 - 09:34

Young patients in Sheffield will now benefit from new hospital facilities following the opening of a new £40 million hospital wing.

Specialist cancer nurse vacancies leaving patients at risk

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:13
Specialist cancer nurse vacancies leaving patients at risk30/04/2018 - 10:13

High vacancy rates among specialist cancer nurses means that patients may not be receiving the level of specialist care they need.

New Microsoft deal to strengthen NHS cyber security

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:15
New Microsoft deal to strengthen NHS cyber security30/04/2018 - 09:15

A new agreement with Microsoft will ensure all NHS organisations are using the latest Windows 10 software, with updated security.

Patient safety at risk due to maintenance backlog

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:46
Patient safety at risk due to maintenance backlog27/04/2018 - 10:46

The Labour Party has said that patient safety at an increasing number of NHS hospitals is at risk because of outstanding maintenance work.

NHS recruitment hindered by immigration rules

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:04
NHS recruitment hindered by immigration rules27/04/2018 - 10:04

After visas for 100 Indian doctors were refused, health leaders are warning that immigration rules are hindering the NHS’ ability to recruit doctors.

NHS to be trained in use of AI and robotics

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:27
NHS to be trained in use of AI and robotics27/04/2018 - 09:27

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a review into how NHS staff can be trained to use artificial intelligence, genomics and robotics.

Additional resourcing of children’s health services urgently needed

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:25
Additional resourcing of children’s health services urgently needed26/04/2018 - 10:25

The RCPCH has warned that children’s health services are facing a ‘daily struggle’ to meet standards of high quality, safe and consistent care.

Smarter NHS technology improving care

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:42
Smarter NHS technology improving care26/04/2018 - 09:42

Hospitals are using smarter technology to halve the number of cardiac arrests, treat Sepsis patients faster and free up thousands of hours of for staff.

Extra £50 billion needed for NHS by 2030

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:19
Extra £50 billion needed for NHS by 203026/04/2018 - 09:19

The NHS will need £50 billion extra by 2030 to help cope with an increasing and ageing population and developing technology.

Health staff encouraged to sign up to disability pledge

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:42
Health staff encouraged to sign up to disability pledge25/04/2018 - 16:42

NHS England wants more health professionals to sign up to a pledge to stop the overmedication of people with a learning disability or autism.

Preterm birth predicting app could reduce admissions

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:38
Preterm birth predicting app could reduce admissions25/04/2018 - 11:38

Research into a new app that can help predict if a woman is going to give birth prematurely could help reduce unnecessary hospital admissions.

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