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Baby Box University announces partnership with Highways England

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:06
Baby Box University announces partnership with Highways England30/10/2017 - 16:06

Baby Box University has announced its partnership with Highways England at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Baby Box Programme launch event.

Macmillan unveils £338,000 expansion plans for Wythenshawe Hospital

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:31
Macmillan unveils £338,000 expansion plans for Wythenshawe Hospital30/10/2017 - 12:31

Plans for a £338,000 investment to expand and improve a vital cancer support service in South Manchester have been unveiled by Macmillan.

Stroke care costing Wales £1 billion annually

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:18
Stroke care costing Wales £1 billion annually30/10/2017 - 10:18

Caring for people who have suffered from stroke is costing Wales £1 billion yearly, a charity has said.

Patients facing postcode lottery for IVF treatment

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:06
Patients facing postcode lottery for IVF treatment30/10/2017 - 10:06

Nearly 90 per cent of CCGs fail to offer women the recommended three cycles of IVF treatment, new figures show.

Number of those needing mental health care after Grenfell fire likely to exceed 11,000

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:51
Number of those needing mental health care after Grenfell fire likely to exceed 11,00030/10/2017 - 09:51

The mental health response following the Grenfell Tower fire is the biggest operation of its kind in Europe, a doctor has said.

NHS workforce planning ‘not fit for purpose’

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:40
NHS workforce planning ‘not fit for purpose’30/10/2017 - 09:40

National policy and planning for the NHS workforce in England is not fit for purpose, a new Health Foundation report has revealed.

A&E wait times of over four hours to affect a million more people

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:20
A&E wait times of over four hours to affect a million more people30/10/2017 - 09:20

Analysis by the BMA predicts that over four million patients could be waiting more than four hours to be seen by 2020, The Guardian has reported.

Harrogate’s Emergency Department rated best in country

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 13:43
Harrogate’s Emergency Department rated best in country27/10/2017 - 14:43

The latest CQC national Emergency Department Patient Survey results show that patients rank Harrogate District Hospital joint first out of 136 trusts.

Antibiotics should not be used for majority of sinus infections, NICE says

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:46
Antibiotics should not be used for majority of sinus infections, NICE says27/10/2017 - 12:46

NICE has advised healthcare professionals to tell their patients that a sinus infection will clear up without antibiotics.

NHS Wales implements new early payment programme

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:22
NHS Wales implements new early payment programme27/10/2017 - 10:22

NHS Wales is embarking on an innovative early payment programme for its suppliers.

Child admissions to intensive care rise 15 per cent

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:10
Child admissions to intensive care rise 15 per cent 27/10/2017 - 10:10

The number of children admitted to intensive care in England has risen sharply since 2009, placing additional strain on the NHS, a new study says.

‘Basic IT security’ could have saved NHS from WannaCry attack, report says

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:51
‘Basic IT security’ could have saved NHS from WannaCry attack, report says27/10/2017 - 09:51

The NHS could have avoided the ‘relatively unsophisticated’ WannaCry ransomware attack in May with ‘basic IT security’, according to a new report.

Children needing mental health care services face ‘postcode lottery’

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:28
Children needing mental health care services face ‘postcode lottery’27/10/2017 - 09:28

Some children needing mental health services are forced to wait up to 18 months for treatment, a new report shows.

Kingston ranked among best in country according to NHS tracker

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:09
Kingston ranked among best in country according to NHS tracker26/10/2017 - 15:09

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked among the best NHS hospitals in the country according to a new tracker produced by the BBC.

The Christie launches new app for patients

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 13:12
The Christie launches new app for patients26/10/2017 - 14:12

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new mobile phone app for patients and visitors.

New x-ray machine for breast cancer patients

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:34
New x-ray machine for breast cancer patients26/10/2017 - 12:34

A new x-ray machine to help breast cancer patients has been unveiled at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

First dementia Admiral Nurse service in Essex launches

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:08
First dementia Admiral Nurse service in Essex launches26/10/2017 - 12:08

The first specialist dementia Admiral Nurse in Essex has been appointed at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Trust to set up wholly-owned subsidiary

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:53
Trust to set up wholly-owned subsidiary26/10/2017 - 11:53

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Board has decided to establish a separate company to run its estates, facilities and procurement services.

Improved pain relief for patients in Southend

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:56
Improved pain relief for patients in Southend25/10/2017 - 16:56

The Acute Pain Service has updated its pain relief machines in surgical wards at Southend University Hospital.

NHS to trial ‘Airbnb-type scheme’ for patients who have had surgery

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:03
NHS to trial ‘Airbnb-type scheme’ for patients who have had surgery25/10/2017 - 16:03

Under an Airbnb-type scheme the NHS is piloting, members of the public could be paid for renting their spare rooms to patients.

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