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CQC report finds care quality ‘improving’ but work still to be done

15/10/2019CQC report finds care quality ‘improving’ but work still to be done

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published their annual State of Care report today (Oct 15) highlighting the overall quality of health and social care in England. Certain concerned were... more >
NHS Providers: New mental health taskforce welcome

11/10/2019NHS Providers: New mental health taskforce welcome

Following the announcement by NHS England of a new taskforce to improve specialist mental health services, NHS Providers have praised the move but also warned that we must also remain r... more >
NHS Western Isles to introduce Uist dental ‘hub’ within 18 months

10/10/2019NHS Western Isles to introduce Uist dental ‘hub’ within 18 months

NHS Western Isles has announced that a new dental hub for patients in Uist is set to be introduced within the next 18 months, centralising NHS dental services for the area. As part of t... more >

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New nationwide dental education and training movement set out

17/10/2019New nationwide dental education and training movement set out

A widespread engagement exercise is beginning to ensure the workfare delivering future dental services meets the requirements and expectations of patients and the priorities set out in the NHS Lo... more >
Clinical involvement: at the heart of NHS supply chain

16/10/2019Clinical involvement: at the heart of NHS supply chain

Jo Gander, director of clinical and product assurance at NHS Supply Chain’s management function, Supply Chain Coordination Ltd, explains how health and care professional involvement is inte... more >
Offer NHS cancer screenings during lunch breaks to halt falling attendances, report recommends

16/10/2019Offer NHS cancer screenings during lunch breaks to halt falling attendances, report recommends

Up to 10,000 lives a year could be saved if NHS screening programmes were offered in a wider variety of locations and times, according to recent findings by Prof Sir Mike Richards. Sir Richa... more >
Northumbria NHS FT rated Outstanding for the second time

16/10/2019Northumbria NHS FT rated Outstanding for the second time

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has awarded Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust an Outstanding rating for the second time. The trust provides community care, mental health services... more >
NSPCC: Letting the future in

16/10/2019NSPCC: Letting the future in

Hayley Clark, acting head of development and impact at the NSPCC, discusses the significant gap in support services for children who have been sexually abused, and the Home Office’s new fra... more >

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Providers are delivering – and here’s how

09/10/2019Providers are delivering – and here’s how

It has been a challenging few years for healthcare providers, yet they have continued to deliver high quality care despite the conditions. Adam Brimelow, director of communications at NHS Providers, outlines just how providers are managing to deliver despite the financial squeeze. ... more >
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NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

17/09/2019NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

Over 20 years ago, a Teesside hospital cleane... more >
Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

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

The NHS plays a part in the country’s w... more >

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NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

23/09/2019NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

Reason to celebrate as NHS says watching rugb... more >
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 >
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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Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad, president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), sits down with National Health Executive as part of our Last Word Q&A series. Would you talk us th... more > more last word articles >