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Integration work drives efficiencies

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:04
Integration work drives efficiencies10/01/2018 - 11:04

CPFT and NCUHT are continuing to integrate their support services and management teams to drive efficiencies across the heath and care system.

NHS supports voice-recognition app for blood disease

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:26
NHS supports voice-recognition app for blood disease10/01/2018 - 10:26

The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare.

Clinical pharmacists to boost GP services

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:14
Clinical pharmacists to boost GP services10/01/2018 - 10:14

NHS England to boost the number of surgery-based clinical pharmacists that can offer expert treatment and medication.

West Hertfordshire trust moves out of special measures

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:55
West Hertfordshire trust moves out of special measures10/01/2018 - 09:55

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has moved out of special measures following an inspection from the CQC.

£10 million to help relieve winter pressures in NHS

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:45
£10 million to help relieve winter pressures in NHS10/01/2018 - 09:45

An additional £10 million to help relieve pressures on health and social care services in Wales during the winter period has been announced.

Fatigue threatens patient safety, report finds

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:29
Fatigue threatens patient safety, report finds10/01/2018 - 09:29

Lack of sleep resulting from long shifts and excessive workloads is jeopardising patient safety, the BMA has warned.

NHS minister Philip Dunne sacked

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:52
NHS minister Philip Dunne sacked09/01/2018 - 14:52

Philip Dunne, who recently received criticism for telling people to sit on seats if there are no hospital beds available, has been fired.

Scottish A&E waits at highest level at the end of 2017

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:33
Scottish A&E waits at highest level at the end of 201709/01/2018 - 14:33

The number of people waiting more than four hours in Scotland’s A&E units reached record high levels in the final week of 2017.

NHS hospital bans sugar from staff’s meals

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:43
NHS hospital bans sugar from staff’s meals09/01/2018 - 10:43

Tameside hospital has become the first in Britain to ban sugar from its restaurant in an effort to tackle growing concerns about obesity among NHS staff.

NHS sites too expensive for nursing staff

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:43
NHS sites too expensive for nursing staff09/01/2018 - 09:43

Four out of five homes built on former NHS sites that have been sold off to private developers will cost more than nurses can afford.

Jeremy Hunt's title changes to Health and Social Care Secretary

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:59
Jeremy Hunt's title changes to Health and Social Care Secretary08/01/2018 - 16:59

Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, has had his role changed to Health and Social Care Secretary in Theresa May's latest cabinet reshuffle.

£2.2 million improved male ward completed

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:15
£2.2 million improved male ward completed08/01/2018 - 14:15

The first phase of a major £2.2 million project to improve Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) secure services for male patients is now complete.

Northern Ireland 12-hour A&E waits triple in a year

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:04
Northern Ireland 12-hour A&E waits triple in a year08/01/2018 - 12:04

The number of patients who waited over 12 hours at A&E units in Northern Ireland over the Christmas period almost tripled compared to the year before.

NHS walk-in centre closures ‘fuelling winter crisis’

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:34
NHS walk-in centre closures ‘fuelling winter crisis’08/01/2018 - 10:34

A mass closure of NHS walk-in centres has deprived patients of easy access to medical help and added pressure on A&E units, campaigners say.

Christie Hospital to offer proton beam cancer treatment in 2018

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:05
Christie Hospital to offer proton beam cancer treatment in 201808/01/2018 - 10:05

The Christie Hospital in Manchester will soon open the first high-energy proton beam therapy centre run by the NHS.

Flu hospital admissions in England rise sharply

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:26
Flu hospital admissions in England rise sharply05/01/2018 - 15:26

There was a sharp rise in hospital admissions in England for flu cases in the last week of December, new figures show.

York Hospital gets new endoscopy unit

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:15
York Hospital gets new endoscopy unit05/01/2018 - 12:15

A new endoscopy unit is being built at York Hospital, which will be one of the most modern and largest endoscopy units in England.

Sugary drinks to be banned from NHS hospitals

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:10
Sugary drinks to be banned from NHS hospitals05/01/2018 - 10:10

Sugary drinks will be banned from sale across NHS hospitals in England from July, NHS England has announced.

Councils warn NHS winter crisis should prompt government to fully fund social care

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:44
Councils warn NHS winter crisis should prompt government to fully fund social care05/01/2018 - 09:44

This year’s NHS winter crisis should push government to fully fund our social care system, council leaders have said.

Nurses leaving A&E units to treat patients in ambulances

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:29
Nurses leaving A&E units to treat patients in ambulances05/01/2018 - 09:29

Nurses have been leaving their busy A&E units to treat patients stuck in the back of ambulances outside in the worst NHS winter crisis since the 1990s.

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