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Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion by CQC

16/07/2019Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has praised the ‘kindness and compassion’ shown by staff at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust as it was awarded a ‘Good&rsqu... more >
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU earns CIPS procurement recogition

16/07/2019NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU earns CIPS procurement recogition

The NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit has earned recognition for the quality of its work after being awarded a standard level in the Procurement Excellence Programm... more >
Martin Marshall named chair-elect of RCGP

15/07/2019Martin Marshall named chair-elect of RCGP

Professor Martin Marshall has been named the new chair-elect of the RCGP and will succeed Helen Stokes-Lampard in November 2019 for a three-year term. Mr Marshall is a GP in Newham, East Lon... more >

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NHS Providers welcome continued investment in emergency mental health services

16/07/2019NHS Providers welcome continued investment in emergency mental health services

NHS Providers has welcomed the announcement that specialist mental health crisis teams now operate in every major A&E department nationally, praising the continued investment into emergency m... more >
Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion by CQC

16/07/2019Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has praised the ‘kindness and compassion’ shown by staff at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust as it was awarded a ‘Good&rsqu... more >
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU earns CIPS procurement recogition

16/07/2019NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU earns CIPS procurement recogition

The NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit has earned recognition for the quality of its work after being awarded a standard level in the Procurement Excellence Programm... more >
NHS trusts, councils and police to tackle serious crime under ‘public health duty’

15/07/2019NHS trusts, councils and police to tackle serious crime under ‘public health duty’

NHS trusts, local authorities and police forces will all be required to work together to tackle serious violence under the new ‘public health duty’. Unveiled by home secreta... more >
Martin Marshall named chair-elect of RCGP

15/07/2019Martin Marshall named chair-elect of RCGP

Professor Martin Marshall has been named the new chair-elect of the RCGP and will succeed Helen Stokes-Lampard in November 2019 for a three-year term. Mr Marshall is a GP in Newham, East Lon... more >

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Urology nurses are leading the way in adoption of prostate cancer biopsy technique

11/07/2019Urology nurses are leading the way in adoption of prostate cancer biopsy technique

Jonah Rusere, Advanced Nurse Practitioner for South East London Accountable Cancer Network, outlines an opportunity for urology nurses to make a difference to prostate cancer pathways. What is TRexit and why is it great news for prostate cancer patients all over the country? Let me ... more >
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Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

24/01/2018Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

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Cutting through the fake news

22/11/2017Cutting through the fake news

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Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

21/06/2019Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

Taking time to say thank you is one of the hi... more >
Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

13/06/2019Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

Nurses have been named as the most under-appr... more >
Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

10/06/2019Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner... more >
Helpforce to launch training programmes for NHS volunteers

10/06/2019Helpforce to launch training programmes for NHS volunteers

Kay Fawcett OBE, clinical advisor and educati... more >

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Hard to be optimistic

Hard to be optimistic

Rachel Power, chief executive of the Patients Association, warns that we must be realistic about the very real effects of continued underfunding across the health service. It’s now bey... more > more last word articles >