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Ipswich NHS trust rated ‘good’

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:44
Ipswich NHS trust rated ‘good’19/01/2018 - 12:44

CQC has rated the services provided by Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust as ‘good’ following inspections between August and October 2017.

North East London trust rated ‘good’ overall by CQC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:30
North East London trust rated ‘good’ overall by CQC19/01/2018 - 12:30

North East London NHS Foundation Trust has been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC following inspections in October and November 2017.

Wales’ A&E safety risks ‘unacceptable’

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:28
Wales’ A&E safety risks ‘unacceptable’19/01/2018 - 10:28

Emergency hospital consultants in Wales have claimed both NHS Wales and the social care sector are ‘severely and chronically under-resourced’.

UK facing ‘worst flu season’ since 2011

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:03
UK facing ‘worst flu season’ since 201119/01/2018 - 10:03

The UK is facing its worst flu season for seven years, new figures reveal.

Funding to help NHS progress instead spent on coping with existing pressures

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:46
Funding to help NHS progress instead spent on coping with existing pressures19/01/2018 - 09:46

Additional funding, aimed to help the NHS get on a financially sustainable footing, has instead been spent on coping with existing pressures, the NAO has said.

Pressure on busy A&E units ‘easing’

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:41
Pressure on busy A&E units ‘easing’18/01/2018 - 14:41

Pressures on busy A&E units have begun to ease in England but hospitals are still over-crowded, NHS figures show.

Free healthcheck to ensure NHS is fit for 2018

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:55
Free healthcheck to ensure NHS is fit for 201818/01/2018 - 12:55

A New Year Healthcheck has been launched by NHS SBS to provide free expert advice to NHS organisations on finding new back office savings in 2018.

Pregnant and poorly migrants ‘too scared’ to see doctor

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:10
Pregnant and poorly migrants ‘too scared’ to see doctor17/01/2018 - 11:10

A deal between the NHS and the Home Office to trace immigration offenders is putting pregnant women and slavery victims at risk, MPs are warned.

‘Dangerously low’ staffing levels at children’s hospital

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:49
‘Dangerously low’ staffing levels at children’s hospital17/01/2018 - 10:49

Medical staff at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital have warned ‘dangerous staffing levels’ have put patients in its critical care unit at risk.

MPs call for more blood cancer testing

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:54
MPs call for more blood cancer testing17/01/2018 - 09:54

A group of MPs is urging doctors to offer blood tests to people with one or more potential symptom of blood cancer.

NHS cuts could jeopardise patient safety, MPs warn

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:38
NHS cuts could jeopardise patient safety, MPs warn17/01/2018 - 09:38

Calls for cuts to NHS’s Continuing Healthcare funding packages could put patient safety at risk, the Commons public accounts committee has warned.

One in 10 nurses leaving NHS each year

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:21
One in 10 nurses leaving NHS each year17/01/2018 - 09:21

One in 10 nurses leave the NHS in England each year, new figures reveal.

A&E pressures not down to GP access

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:59
A&E pressures not down to GP access16/01/2018 - 10:59

Rising A&E attendance rates are driven by patients’ long term health conditions, and are not related to lack of GP provision.

Health and social care revolution required in Wales

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:06
Health and social care revolution required in Wales16/01/2018 - 10:06

A ‘revolution’ in the way health and social care is delivered in Wales is urgently needed to prevent further decline of services.

NHS still awaiting parity for mental health

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:25
NHS still awaiting parity for mental health16/01/2018 - 09:25

Kings Fund reveals that physical health services are still receiving larger budgets, five years after the government promised ‘parity of esteem’.

Medical students urged to help in hospitals as crisis worsens

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:37
Medical students urged to help in hospitals as crisis worsens15/01/2018 - 15:37

Undergraduate medical students are being urged to help in hospitals in order to relieve pressure on the NHS.

South Tyneside Hospital’s childbirth services to resume

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:13
South Tyneside Hospital’s childbirth services to resume15/01/2018 - 15:13

Childbirth services at a North East hospital are to resume following a suspension due to staff shortages.

12 trade unions call on Jeremy Hunt for emergency funds

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:58
12 trade unions call on Jeremy Hunt for emergency funds15/01/2018 - 14:58

The heads of 12 health unions have joined forces to make a plea to the Health Secretary to give the NHS an emergency funding boost.

North London mental health trust rated ‘requires improvement’

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:19
North London mental health trust rated ‘requires improvement’15/01/2018 - 14:19

The CQC has rated a north London mental health and community trust as ‘requires improvement’ overall following an inspection.

More EU27 ambulance staff quitting NHS

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:45
More EU27 ambulance staff quitting NHS15/01/2018 - 10:45

More and more European Union-trained ambulance staff are quitting the NHS, raising fears of a Brexit drain from the service.

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