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Police receiving record level of phone calls on mental health

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:37
Police receiving record level of phone calls on mental health29/08/2017 - 09:37

The Met police received a phone call relating to mental health every five minutes last year, caused by the NHS struggling to cope.

NHS trust hit by cyber attack cancer operations

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:19
NHS trust hit by cyber attack cancer operations29/08/2017 - 09:19

Operations were cancelled after hospitals and GP practices run by NHS Lanarkshire were hit by a cyber attack.

Hospital Caterers Association welcomes food and hydration provision scores in PLACE report

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:44
Hospital Caterers Association welcomes food and hydration provision scores in PLACE report25/08/2017 - 14:44

The HCA has welcomed news that food and hydration provision scores were among the highest increases in the latest PLACE publication.

Cardiac centre open after £1 million revamp

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:27
Cardiac centre open after £1 million revamp25/08/2017 - 14:27

The Morecambe Bay Cardiac Centre has officially opened following an investment of more than £1 million.

Secretary of State visits staff at North Cumbria’s hospitals

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:10
Secretary of State visits staff at North Cumbria’s hospitals25/08/2017 - 14:10

Jeremy Hunt visited staff at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recently for a discussion about patient safety.

Burnout in doctors leaves patients' safety at risk

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 09:56
Burnout in doctors leaves patients' safety at risk25/08/2017 - 10:56

Patient safety is at risk unless the NHS creates the ‘right working environment for GPs’, researchers have found.

School nurse shortage putting pupil’s lives at risk

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 09:06
School nurse shortage putting pupil’s lives at risk25/08/2017 - 10:06

Children’s lives are being put at risk because of the shortage of school nurses, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned.

NHS accused of hiding its plans to cut services

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 08:45
NHS accused of hiding its plans to cut services 25/08/2017 - 09:45

The NHS has been accused of keeping secret its plans to plug a £250 million funding gap by rationing services.

Mental Health Street Triage service launched

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 15:45
Mental Health Street Triage service launched24/08/2017 - 16:45

A ‘blue light’ initiative has been launched to ensure people in the City of London experiencing mental health crises have fast access to care.

Positive patient feedback for North Cumbria’s hospitals

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:58
Positive patient feedback for North Cumbria’s hospitals24/08/2017 - 14:58

The majority of patients are very satisfied with the care provided by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

New MRI scan predicts stroke risk and promises to save lives

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:45
New MRI scan predicts stroke risk and promises to save lives24/08/2017 - 14:45

A new type of MRI scan can predict the risk of having a stroke, researchers have revealed.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust ‘has failed to protect safety of patients’

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 08:19
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust ‘has failed to protect safety of patients’24/08/2017 - 09:19

CQC has told Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make significant improvements to protect the safety of patients.

Three CCGs in West of England consider major merger

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:42
Three CCGs in West of England consider major merger23/08/2017 - 12:42

Three major CCGs in the West of England have announced ambitions to push forward with a merger that could see them coming together.

Heatherwood Hospital ‘harmful’ plans approved

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:29
Heatherwood Hospital ‘harmful’ plans approved23/08/2017 - 12:29

An NHS trust has been given approval to build a £90 million hospital on green belt land despite being warned the development would be harmful.

Prison healthcare ‘dangerously under-doctored’

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 08:22
Prison healthcare ‘dangerously under-doctored’23/08/2017 - 09:22

NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they work are extremely unsafe and understaffed.

£35m potential savings through estates framework

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:04
£35m potential savings through estates framework22/08/2017 - 16:04

The new Estates Professional Services framework has the potential to save the public sector £35 million over the next four years.

People to get discounts off shopping in exchange for exercising

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:18
People to get discounts off shopping in exchange for exercising22/08/2017 - 14:18

The NHS Healthy New Towns scheme could offer rewards such as free cinema tickets so as to reduce lifestyle-related illnesses.

Staff shortages threaten children’s health services

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:33
Staff shortages threaten children’s health services22/08/2017 - 12:33

Leading doctors in Scotland have warned that workforce shortages are putting children’s health services in jeopardy.

Colleges join to improve young people’s mental health

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:57
Colleges join to improve young people’s mental health22/08/2017 - 11:57

The RCGP, RCPCH and RCPsych have committed to improving the care and support of young people with mental health problems.

GP number boost as NHS England expands international recruitment

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:15
GP number boost as NHS England expands international recruitment 22/08/2017 - 11:15

NHS England is set to expand the GP workforce with the help of an international recruitment programme, it has been revealed.

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