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43,000 teeth extractions last year alone

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:12
43,000 teeth extractions last year alone15/01/2018 - 10:12

New figures show that there were almost 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year alone - 170 a day.

Humber trust rating raised to ‘good’ following improvements

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:21
Humber trust rating raised to ‘good’ following improvements12/01/2018 - 15:21

Humber NHS Foundation Trust has improved its overall CQC rating from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘good’ in less than 16 months.

NHS pressures ‘extreme for third of year’

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:33
NHS pressures ‘extreme for third of year’12/01/2018 - 14:33

Welsh hospitals face being under the highest state of pressure for almost a third of a year, the Conservatives have said.

Significant improvement found at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:23
Significant improvement found at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust12/01/2018 - 11:23

The Chief Inspector of Hospitals has found a significant improvement in the quality of services for patients during an inspection of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Chief Medical Officer urges NHS staff to get flu jab

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:35
Chief Medical Officer urges NHS staff to get flu jab12/01/2018 - 09:35

The Chief Medical Officer has written a letter to NHS staff urging them to get vaccinated as soon as possible to reduce the spread of flu.

UK flu levels continue to increase

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:39
UK flu levels continue to increase11/01/2018 - 14:39

Public health England statistics have shown that seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK.

Nine in 10 ambulance services under ‘severe pressure’

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:29
Nine in 10 ambulance services under ‘severe pressure’11/01/2018 - 10:29

Nine of the 10 ambulance services in England have declared the second-highest level of alert in response to the NHS winter crisis.

Record margin for missed A&E targets

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:15
Record margin for missed A&E targets11/01/2018 - 10:15

Latest figures show that only 85.1 per cent of patients were seen in the targeted four hours in A&E departments.

New collaboration for pre-surgery well-being

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:02
New collaboration for pre-surgery well-being11/01/2018 - 10:02

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be collaborating on a unique programme for patients due to have major surgery.

CQC pauses routine inspections amid NHS pressures

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:50
CQC pauses routine inspections amid NHS pressures11/01/2018 - 09:50

The CQC is to pause some routine inspections of NHS acute services, GP practices and urgent care services in response to increased NHS pressures.

NHS Confederation to study health funding

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:24
NHS Confederation to study health funding11/01/2018 - 09:24

The NHS Confederation is to conduct a comprehensive study into the funding needs of the UK’s health and care systems for the next 15 years.

Pressures indicate a watershed moment for NHS

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:14
Pressures indicate a watershed moment for NHS11/01/2018 - 09:14

NHS Providers has warned that the health service can no longer deliver what is required of it within current funding restrictions.

New robot to transform services at NHS hospital

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:59
New robot to transform services at NHS hospital10/01/2018 - 12:59

A state-of-the-art robot will be helping to transform services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this year.

NHS research contract awarded to NNUH

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:35
NHS research contract awarded to NNUH10/01/2018 - 12:35

NNUH has been awarded a contract extension to host NIHR clinical research delivery across East Anglia for another three years.

New ‘step-down’ service for recovering mental health patients

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:21
New ‘step-down’ service for recovering mental health patients10/01/2018 - 12:21

A new pilot service run by an NHS trust and a leading charity means recovering mental health patients no longer face discharge delays.

Cancer care cut due to staff shortages

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:04
Cancer care cut due to staff shortages10/01/2018 - 12:04

Cancer care at an NHS specialist hospital is becoming ‘unsustainable’ because of staff shortages, its boss has said.

Hospital to buy care home places to ease bed shortage

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:55
Hospital to buy care home places to ease bed shortage10/01/2018 - 11:55

Northampton General Hospital is to start paying for care home places of people waiting to leave hospital.

Three hospital trusts to discuss merger plans

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:46
Three hospital trusts to discuss merger plans10/01/2018 - 11:46

Basildon, Southend and Broomfield hospital trusts in Essex are to discuss merger proposals that would create one of the largest NHS trusts.

Wexham £49 million emergency department almost complete

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:40
Wexham £49 million emergency department almost complete10/01/2018 - 11:40

Wexham Park Hospital’s brand new £49 million emergency department and assessment centre has reached the half-way stage.

New health and care services deal in Buxton

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:18
New health and care services deal in Buxton10/01/2018 - 11:18

A new deal has been struck to secure 21st century health and other public sector facilities in the High Peak area.

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