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Southend Trust rated as Requires Improvement

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:25
Southend Trust rated as Requires Improvement25/04/2018 - 11:25

Following recent hospital inspections, the CQC has rated Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement.

More EU nurses leaving the UK

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:12
More EU nurses leaving the UK25/04/2018 - 10:12

New figures have revealed that there has been a substantial increase in the number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the register.

Non-invasive prostate therapy recommended for NHS

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:21
Non-invasive prostate therapy recommended for NHS25/04/2018 - 09:21

A new treatment for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate, known as prostate artery embolisation, has been recommended for use by the NHS.

Majority of women at-risk of breast cancer decline drugs

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:43
Majority of women at-risk of breast cancer decline drugs24/04/2018 - 12:43

Nearly nine out of 10 women at risk of developing breast cancer reject a preventative treatment that could cut the chances of it forming.

Lack of proper investment risks GP service collapse

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:09
Lack of proper investment risks GP service collapse24/04/2018 - 12:09

The BMA has reiterated the need for proper funding for general practice, saying the service risks collapsing if current pressures are not addressed

Citizens’ Assembly to consider best way to fund social care

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:07
Citizens’ Assembly to consider best way to fund social care24/04/2018 - 11:07

The Citizens' Assembly on Social Care, commissioned by Parliament, will work together to consider the best way to fund adult social care.

Great opportunity to use technology in nursing

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:35
Great opportunity to use technology in nursing24/04/2018 - 09:35

NHS Digital's Chief Nurse says there is a great opportunity to use technology to accelerate the contribution community nurses make to patient care.

EPR link has gone live in UK first

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:51
EPR link has gone live in UK first23/04/2018 - 15:51

A project which links the EPR systems at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live.

NHS Bursary to continue in Wales

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:36
NHS Bursary to continue in Wales23/04/2018 - 15:36

Vaughan Gething has confirmed the NHS bursary will be extended in Wales for students starting their studies in September 2019.

New measures for children living with alcoholic parents

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:54
New measures for children living with alcoholic parents23/04/2018 - 14:54

New plans to provide children living with alcoholic parents fast access to support has been announced by Jeremy Hunt.

Rise in sexual assaults on ambulance staff

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:32
Rise in sexual assaults on ambulance staff23/04/2018 - 14:32

The number of frontline ambulance staff being sexually assaulted at work has almost trebled in the last five years.

GP pilot success for e-traffic light system

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:07
GP pilot success for e-traffic light system23/04/2018 - 14:07

A pilot system has proven successful in making it easier for GPs to understand the waiting times at hospitals for their patients.

IT and funding shortfalls threatens NHS Genomics

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:15
IT and funding shortfalls threatens NHS Genomics20/04/2018 - 12:15

Digital infrastructure delays and reduced training budgets are holding back the deployment of the UK’s world-leading genomics capabilities in the NHS.

Automated children sepsis screening in Nottingham

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:54
Automated children sepsis screening in Nottingham20/04/2018 - 09:54

Nottingham Children’s Hospital has become the first children’s service in the UK to have electronic sepsis screening of its patients.

Healthcare assistants expected to do nurses’ work

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:40
Healthcare assistants expected to do nurses’ work19/04/2018 - 14:40

A survey has revealed that, despite not having adequate training or proper supervision, healthcare assistants are being expected to do the work of nurses.

Managers recruited faster than doctors and nurses

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:12
Managers recruited faster than doctors and nurses19/04/2018 - 12:12

BBC analysis of official figures has revealed that English hospitals have recruited managers at a higher rate than doctors and nurses.

Pumping donated livers increased operation success

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:41
Pumping donated livers increased operation success19/04/2018 - 11:41

Keeping donated livers alive in a normothermic perfusion machine prior to transplants increases the chances of a successful operation.

Streamlined approach to care across Cumbria

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:25
Streamlined approach to care across Cumbria19/04/2018 - 11:25

Two Cumbrian trusts have announced that they will begin sharing one joint public board meeting to work towards enhancing services.

Disappointing decline in CQC rating for Dudley Group

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:22
Disappointing decline in CQC rating for Dudley Group19/04/2018 - 10:22

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Requires Improvement following inspections into five core services by the CQC.

Maternal mental health services care lacking

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:07
Maternal mental health services care lacking19/04/2018 - 10:07

Pregnant women and new mothers in a quarter of the UK still cannot access lifesaving specialist perinatal mental health services.

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