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Cost of clinical negligence claims ‘spiralling’

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:45
Cost of clinical negligence claims ‘spiralling’24/01/2018 - 11:45

NHS Confederation members have called for action to address the spiralling cost of clinical negligence claims in England.

NHS Digital and Microsoft enter cyber security deal

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:17
NHS Digital and Microsoft enter cyber security deal24/01/2018 - 11:17

NHS Digital has entered a new deal with Microsoft that supports health organisations in protecting their IT infrastructure against cyber threats.

West Suffolk Hospital ‘outstanding’

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:52
West Suffolk Hospital ‘outstanding’24/01/2018 - 10:52

West Suffolk Hospital’s end-of-life and outpatient services have helped it gain an ‘outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission.

New guidance for people with suspected AMD

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:36
New guidance for people with suspected AMD24/01/2018 - 10:36

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published new guidance for people with suspected late age-related macula degeneration.

New depression app should be trialled on NHS: NICE

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:18
New depression app should be trialled on NHS: NICE24/01/2018 - 10:18

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says online and mobile programme Deprexis should be tested out in NHS services.

Some improvements found at Leicestershire Partnership NHS trust

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 09:57
Some improvements found at Leicestershire Partnership NHS trust24/01/2018 - 09:57

The CQC has found some improvement in Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s CAHMS but says more work is needed across the trust.

‘No single reason’ for increase in Mental Health Act detentions

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 09:31
‘No single reason’ for increase in Mental Health Act detentions24/01/2018 - 09:31

There is no single reason why more detentions than ever before are being made under the Mental Health Act, the CQC has concluded.

Next generation of nurses deterred by record pressures

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:18
Next generation of nurses deterred by record pressures23/01/2018 - 12:18

The number of vacant nursing jobs reached a new high in September 2017, with the RCN saying that pressures are deterring applicants.

Survey finds lack of progress in asthma care

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:04
Survey finds lack of progress in asthma care23/01/2018 - 11:04

A ‘frustrating’ lack of progress in asthma care is leaving nearly two-thirds of patients not receiving the basic level of care required for the condition.

CQC rates Sussex Partnership as Outstanding for caring

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:35
CQC rates Sussex Partnership as Outstanding for caring23/01/2018 - 10:35

The previously troubled Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation has been awarded an overall rating of Outstanding for being caring by the CQC.

NHS may have to recalculate A&E performance figures

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:20
NHS may have to recalculate A&E performance figures23/01/2018 - 10:20

The UK Statistics Authority has told NHS England to explain changes to the recording of A&E data, which is causing ‘misleading conclusions’.

One in three women don't attend cervical screening

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:57
One in three women don't attend cervical screening23/01/2018 - 09:57

A new survey of more than 2,000 women in the UK has revealed that one in three women don't attend cervical screening because of 'embarrassment’.

Children ‘deserve better’ from healthcare, says report

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:27
Children ‘deserve better’ from healthcare, says report23/01/2018 - 09:27

The RCPCH has warned that child health is suffering at the hands of a disjointed government approach to improving services.

Johnson to urge for extra £100m a week for NHS

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:13
Johnson to urge for extra £100m a week for NHS23/01/2018 - 09:13

The BBC has reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to push for an extra £100 million a week for the NHS in England after Brexit.

Improvements for stroke services in Kent and Medway

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:24
Improvements for stroke services in Kent and Medway22/01/2018 - 11:24

The NHS in Kent and Medway has announced proposals to create three new ‘hyper acute’ stroke units in Kent and Medway.

Hospital told to look at nurse obesity

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:12
Hospital told to look at nurse obesity22/01/2018 - 11:12

Obesity levels among nurses at Russells Hospital in Dudley need to be tackled, a top director has suggested.

New health and care guidance on cloud computing

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:12
New health and care guidance on cloud computing22/01/2018 - 10:12

NHS Digital has published guidance for health and social care organisations who want to use cloud services or data off-shoring to store patient information.

Belford Hospital meeting targets even in ‘busy week’

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:02
Belford Hospital meeting targets even in ‘busy week’22/01/2018 - 10:02

Belford Hospital’s accident and emergency department in Fort William is one of Scotland’s top 10 hospitals for meeting waiting time targets.

Newcastle University wins NICE AdviSeME Prize

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:53
Newcastle University wins NICE AdviSeME Prize22/01/2018 - 09:53

NICE Scientific Advice has announced that Newcastle University is the first winner of the NICE AdviSeME Prize for its prognostic skin cancer test.

Carillion collapse delays hospital building

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:28
Carillion collapse delays hospital building22/01/2018 - 09:28

Chaand Nagpaul, chair of the BMA, has called for clarity about the future of two hospitals Carillion was building when it collapsed.

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