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May to announce welcomed NHS funding surge of up to £6bn

15/06/2018May to announce welcomed NHS funding surge of up to £6bn

The government will boost the NHS’s annual budget of up to £6bn in much-needed funding, the prime minister will announce next week. Following months of calls for a surge in resou... more >
Government relaxes visa rules, allowing more overseas staff to join NHS

14/06/2018Government relaxes visa rules, allowing more overseas staff to join NHS

The health and social care secretary has confirmed reports that doctors and nurses will be removed from tier 2 visa caps, after pressure from the industry. NHE reported yesterday that a... more >
Hunt admits imminent long-term NHS plan likely won’t include social care

14/06/2018Hunt admits imminent long-term NHS plan likely won’t include social care

The health and social care secretary has clarified that long-term plans for the NHS and for social care will both happen, but very likely not at the same time. His comments, made at this yea... more >
Bradford trust must continue to improve, says CQC

18/06/2018Bradford trust must continue to improve, says CQC

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Tr... more >
Lord Darzi calls for establishment of regional NHS headquarters

18/06/2018Lord Darzi calls for establishment of regional NHS headquarters

A single NHS headquarters should be created thr... more >
Waits for NHS treatment highest in 10 years

15/06/2018Waits for NHS treatment highest in 10 years

Over half a million patients are waiting more t... more >
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Bradford trust must continue to improve, says CQC

18/06/2018Bradford trust must continue to improve, says CQC

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been told that it must make improvements following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection. Between 9 and 11 January 2018, the CQC ins... more >
Lord Darzi calls for establishment of regional NHS headquarters

18/06/2018Lord Darzi calls for establishment of regional NHS headquarters

A single NHS headquarters should be created through a “radical simplification” of the system, according to Lord Darzi’s review of health and care with the Institute for Public Pol... more >
Waits for NHS treatment highest in 10 years

15/06/2018Waits for NHS treatment highest in 10 years

Over half a million patients are waiting more than 18 weeks for NHS treatment, new figures have revealed. NHS England’s ‘referral to treatment’ (RTT) statistics for April 2018,... more >
Social care should be free to support the NHS, say ex-government ministers

15/06/2018Social care should be free to support the NHS, say ex-government ministers

Elderly people should have access to free social care in an effort to take mounting stress off the NHS, former Labour and Conservative ministers have said. Similar to the British public... more >
May to announce welcomed NHS funding surge of up to £6bn

15/06/2018May to announce welcomed NHS funding surge of up to £6bn

The government will boost the NHS’s annual budget of up to £6bn in much-needed funding, the prime minister will announce next week. Following months of calls for a surge in resou... more >

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The impact of NICE on cardiovascular disease prevention

06/06/2018The impact of NICE on cardiovascular disease prevention

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive and director Health and Social Care at NICE, looks into what can be done to decrease cardiovascular disease nationally and how to prevent missed opportunities in the future. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for just over a quarter of deat... more >
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NHS long-term funding: what's in store?

13/06/2018NHS long-term funding: what's in store?

Anita Charlesworth, director of research and ... more >
Lord Hunt: Undermining the Agenda for Change

13/06/2018Lord Hunt: Undermining the Agenda for Change

Lord Philip Hunt, Labour’s shadow spoke... more >
NHS funding: Waiting on white smoke

13/06/2018NHS funding: Waiting on white smoke

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Con... more >
The great untold story of research

13/06/2018The great untold story of research

Simon Denegri, national director for patients... more >