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Four in ten prostate cancer cases diagnosed late

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:28
Four in ten prostate cancer cases diagnosed late 09/04/2018 - 12:28

Male cancer charity Orchid has released a report highlighting the “worrying trend” in late prostate cancer diagnosis to coincide with Male Cancer Awareness Week (9-15 April).

Call for submissions into overseas-visitor charging review

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:19
Call for submissions into overseas-visitor charging review09/04/2018 - 11:19

The government is reviewing the impact of changes to regulations for recovering the cost of treating overseas visitors

Immediate action needed to attract nursing students

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:03
Immediate action needed to attract nursing students06/04/2018 - 12:03

The RCN has urged the government to take urgent action to encourage students to apply for nursing courses starting this year.

Two trust sign up to BMA’s sleep facilities charter

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 08:03
Two trust sign up to BMA’s sleep facilities charter06/04/2018 - 09:03

Leeds and York Partnership and Southend University hospital have confirmed that they aim to adopt the BMA’s Fatigue and Facilities charter.

Extent of child tooth decay revealed

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 07:43
Extent of child tooth decay revealed06/04/2018 - 08:43

New Public Health England data has revealed that a child in England has a tooth removed in hospital every 10 minutes due to preventable tooth decay.

Female NHS staff earn quarter less than males

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:15
Female NHS staff earn quarter less than males05/04/2018 - 15:15

Female NHS staff in England earn nearly a quarter less than their male colleagues, excluding bonuses an overtime pay.

Doctors warn of ‘round-the-year crisis’

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:45
Doctors warn of ‘round-the-year crisis’05/04/2018 - 10:45

The British Medical Association has highlighted a ‘round-the-year crisis’ in the NHS after projections pointed towards a summer of strain.

111 service to be rolled-out nationally in Wales

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:23
111 service to be rolled-out nationally in Wales05/04/2018 - 10:23

Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced that the NHS 111 non-emergency helpline will be rolled out nationally.

Obesity-related admissions rise by 18 per cent

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:27
Obesity-related admissions rise by 18 per cent04/04/2018 - 11:27

New data has revealed that there were 617,000 admissions to hospitals last year where obesity was recorded as either a primary or secondary diagnosis.

‘Price match’ scheme helping fund frontline care

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:17
‘Price match’ scheme helping fund frontline care04/04/2018 - 10:17

A clinician-led scheme in Sheffield has seen millions of pounds made available for frontline care through a pioneering ‘price match’ scheme.

Sharp decline in the sales of sugary snacks

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 08:30
Sharp decline in the sales of sugary snacks04/04/2018 - 09:30

Ongoing NHS England action to dramatically cut the sale of sugar-filled snacks and drinks is helping contribute to a sharp decline in their sales.

Hundreds of cancer operations cancelled over winter

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:14
Hundreds of cancer operations cancelled over winter03/04/2018 - 11:14

Hundreds of cancer procedures were cancelled over the winter period, with patient groups warning that it could have affected patient survival chances.

Lung disease procedure to be routinely available

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:40
Lung disease procedure to be routinely available03/04/2018 - 10:40

NHS England is funding a pioneering procedure for patients who suffer from CTEPH so that it can be routinely available on the NHS.

'One-stop shops' to speed up cancer diagnosis

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:28
'One-stop shops' to speed up cancer diagnosis03/04/2018 - 09:28

New ‘one stop shops’ designed to speed-up cancer diagnosis are to be piloted in ten areas as part of NHS England’s drive to speed up diagnosis.

Advanced paramedics to prescribe medicines

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:06
Advanced paramedics to prescribe medicines03/04/2018 - 09:06

NHS England has announced new laws that will allow hundreds of advanced paramedics to prescribe drugs and prevent unnecessary visits to hospital.

Curbing prescriptions can free up £100 million for frontline care

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:46
Curbing prescriptions can free up £100 million for frontline care29/03/2018 - 15:46

Curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines can free up to almost £100 million for frontline care each year.

Urgent care settings to use electronic prescriptions

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:56
Urgent care settings to use electronic prescriptions29/03/2018 - 11:56

Following a successful trial, NHS Digital has announced that use of the Electronic Prescription Service in integrated urgent care settings is to be rolled out nationally.

Remember retention when targeting recruitment, warns BMA

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:41
Remember retention when targeting recruitment, warns BMA29/03/2018 - 11:41

The BMA has warned that there needs to be equal focus on retaining existing doctors to protect the NHS workforce, alongside recruitment drives.

New guidelines for stop smoking services

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:26
New guidelines for stop smoking services29/03/2018 - 10:26

NICE and PHE have published updated guidelines for health practitioners and stop smoking services on the best ways to help people quit smoking.

UK must be able to recruit nurses from EU

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:43
UK must be able to recruit nurses from EU29/03/2018 - 09:43

As staffing issues persist and Brexit on the horizon, the RCN has stressed that UK employers still need to be able to recruit from the EU.

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