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Mental health not to be a meaningless label

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:37
Mental health not to be a meaningless label19/04/2018 - 09:37

Patients need a mental health diagnosis to be useful and would prefer to be told their diagnosis face-to-face.

Further gender pay disparity in Scotland

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:34
Further gender pay disparity in Scotland18/04/2018 - 10:34

Just 15 out of 100 of the highest-paid consultants across Scotland's health boards are women, further emphasising the gender pay divide in healthcare.

NHS response to WannaCry attack criticised

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:59
NHS response to WannaCry attack criticised18/04/2018 - 09:59

MPs have criticised the NHS for its failure to establish new measures to improve cyber security nearly a year after the WannaCry ransomware attack.

Majority want long-term social care funding inclusion

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:32
Majority want long-term social care funding inclusion18/04/2018 - 09:32

85 per cent of health leaders believe that the long-term funding settlement recently announced by the Prime Minister should include both the NHS and social care.

East Cheshire Trust receives Good CQC rating

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:01
East Cheshire Trust receives Good CQC rating17/04/2018 - 15:01

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been rated Good overall by the Care Quality Commission for being caring, effective, responsive and well-led.

Trusts spending millions outsourcing staff to private companies

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:37
Trusts spending millions outsourcing staff to private companies17/04/2018 - 11:37

NHS trusts are shelling-out huge amounts of money on consultants who are advising trusts on the setting up of wholly owned subsidiaries.

Royal London celebrates 100 robot surgeries

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:55
Royal London celebrates 100 robot surgeries17/04/2018 - 10:55

Since the first robotic case in November 2017, the Royal London Hospital has now operated on one hundred patients using an innovative robot.

Rise in reported assaults against NHS staff

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:25
Rise in reported assaults against NHS staff17/04/2018 - 10:25

New figures published by UNISON have shown that physical assaults on NHS staff rose by nearly 10 per cent last year in England.

NHS Digital collaboration to pursue data drive

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:11
NHS Digital collaboration to pursue data drive17/04/2018 - 10:11

NHS Digital will partner the Open Data Institute in Leeds to form a collaboration seeking to promote innovation through the use of data.

Welsh BMA highlights 111 service fears

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:25
Welsh BMA highlights 111 service fears16/04/2018 - 11:25

Following the announcement of its national roll out, BMA Cymru Wales has warned of ‘emerging issues’ with Wales’ 111 service.

Improvements found at Dorset Healthcare Trust

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:52
Improvements found at Dorset Healthcare Trust16/04/2018 - 09:52

The CQC has found significant improvement in the quality of services for patients at Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust.

Serious concerns raised over patient data

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:39
Serious concerns raised over patient data16/04/2018 - 09:39

A new report by the Health and Social Care Committee has raised concerns over NHS Digital’s ability to protect patient data.

Seven trusts selected for 'lean programme'

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:44
Seven trusts selected for 'lean programme'13/04/2018 - 09:44

NHS Improvement's new three year lean programme aims to improve ways of working

Survey shows growing support for tax rises to fund NHS

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:32
Survey shows growing support for tax rises to fund NHS13/04/2018 - 09:32

British Social Attitudes survey reveals a sharp increase in those prepared to pay more tax to support NHS services

NHS at 70: BBC announces special anniversary programming schedule

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 09:18
NHS at 70: BBC announces special anniversary programming schedule12/04/2018 - 10:18

BBC News working with The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation to address five important questions facing the NHS at 70

Labour pledges ‘mandatory minimum standards’ for hospital food

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:39
Labour pledges ‘mandatory minimum standards’ for hospital food12/04/2018 - 09:39

Some NHS trusts are paying less than £3 per patient, according to NHS Digital data

NICE issues Lyme disease guideline

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:25
NICE issues Lyme disease guideline12/04/2018 - 09:25

The Institute also calls for more UK research and the best long-term treatment options.

NHS Trusts spending over £1 million on GDPR, research finds

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:06
NHS Trusts spending over £1 million on GDPR, research finds11/04/2018 - 15:06

A report entitled ‘Getting the NHS Ready for the GDPR’ reveals that 46 Trusts have spent £1,076,549 on GDPR.

£1.5m extra funding for sports prosthetics for children

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:36
£1.5m extra funding for sports prosthetics for children 11/04/2018 - 09:36

The fund will benefit children with limb loss or who were born with a limb deficiency to gain sports prosthetics

£75m for research into early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:09
£75m for research into early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer10/04/2018 - 12:09

Over 40,000 men will be recruited into prostate cancer studies over the next five years, as part of new research into early diagnosis and treatment.

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