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Type 1 diabetes therapy shown to be safe

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:59
Type 1 diabetes therapy shown to be safe10/08/2017 - 10:59

The first trial of a pioneering therapy to retrain the immune system and slow the advance of type 1 diabetes has shown it is safe.

Labour criticises ‘fire sale’ of NHS hospital assets

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:46
Labour criticises ‘fire sale’ of NHS hospital assets10/08/2017 - 10:46

Labour has accused the government of selling off valuable hospital assets to help plug a hole in NHS finances.

Thousands of patient follow-up letters not sent to GPs

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:08
Thousands of patient follow-up letters not sent to GPs10/08/2017 - 10:08

A computer system issue has meant that tens of thousands of hospital appointment follow-up letters have not been sent to GPs.

Hundreds more people are surviving heart failure

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:57
Hundreds more people are surviving heart failure10/08/2017 - 09:57

Improvements in patient care mean that hundreds more people are surviving heart failure, a new study has found.

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust shows improvement

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:43
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust shows improvement10/08/2017 - 09:43

CQC has found that the services provided by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust at Torbay hospital have improved.

NICE approves three quarters of the Cancer Drugs Fund

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:31
NICE approves three quarters of the Cancer Drugs Fund10/08/2017 - 09:31

NICE has approved three quarters of the CDF, meaning that patients are getting faster access to cancer drugs.

Pharmacy service to save NHS £517.6 million

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:07
Pharmacy service to save NHS £517.6 million09/08/2017 - 15:07

A scheme launched by the Department of Health in 2011 will save NHS England £517.6 million in the long-term.

Nurses have potential to transform future care

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:34
Nurses have potential to transform future care09/08/2017 - 14:34

The Chief Nursing Officer for England has said that nursing leadership can transform future care.

Drugs to prevent bone fractures because of osteoporosis could be offered to thousands

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:09
Drugs to prevent bone fractures because of osteoporosis could be offered to thousands09/08/2017 - 12:09

NICE has published new guidance on the use of drugs called bisphosphonates for preventing bone fractures in people at increased risk.

Extra 500 medical school places in England

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 08:25
Extra 500 medical school places in England09/08/2017 - 09:25

An additional 500 medical school places in England have been confirmed by the government for next year.

NHS hospitals to be assessed on resource use from the autumn

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 08:07
NHS hospitals to be assessed on resource use from the autumn09/08/2017 - 09:07

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) and NHS Improvement have confirmed that they will be reviewing how effectively trusts are using their resources.

Midland Met Hospital £850,000 contract with Innova

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 16:08
Midland Met Hospital £850,000 contract with Innova08/08/2017 - 17:08

Innovate Care Concepts has announced that it has won a £850,000 contract to supply hoisting systems to the new hospital in Birmingham.

Hepatitis B vaccine rationed amid global shortage

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:23
Hepatitis B vaccine rationed amid global shortage08/08/2017 - 15:23

UK health officials are temporarily limiting who can have a hepatitis B vaccination because they are running low.

Teddington Memorial Hospital ‘providing a good service’

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:49
Teddington Memorial Hospital ‘providing a good service’08/08/2017 - 12:49

The CQC has found improvements at Teddington Memorial Hospital in west London, following an unannounced inspection.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust must make urgent improvements

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:35
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust must make urgent improvements08/08/2017 - 12:35

The CQC has told Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make urgent improvements to the quality of healthcare.

Bolton GP rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:55
Bolton GP rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC08/08/2017 - 11:55

The CQC has found the quality of care provided by Bolton General Practice to be ‘outstanding’ following a June inspection.

Scotland’s A&Es hit target third week in a row

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:55
Scotland’s A&Es hit target third week in a row08/08/2017 - 10:55

Performance across Scotland’s accident and emergency departments was above the 95 per cent target during the final week of July, for the third week

NHS cutting back on IVF fertility treatment

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:20
NHS cutting back on IVF fertility treatment08/08/2017 - 10:20

Some areas of England are cutting back on IVF fertility treatment to save money, a charity has said.

Dispute over £1.3 million 10,000 new NHS dental places funding

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 08:56
Dispute over £1.3 million 10,000 new NHS dental places funding08/08/2017 - 09:56

A row has broken out over a £1.3 million investment to create 10,000 new NHS dental places.

Additional £1 million for End of Life Care in Wales

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 08:41
Additional £1 million for End of Life Care in Wales08/08/2017 - 09:41

The Health Secretary has announced an additional £1 million to further enhance End of Life Care services in Wales.

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