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CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

22/08/2019CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has been rated ‘Good’ overall by inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), a marked improvement on past inspections that has been welcomed by... more >
NHS volunteering providing valuable contributions

22/08/2019NHS volunteering providing valuable contributions

Sam Ward, director of commissioned services at the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), explains the benefits that a well-designed and implemented volunteer programme can have for hospitals and staff. ... more >
Rebuilding trust after Bawa-Garba

21/08/2019Rebuilding trust after Bawa-Garba

In the wake of a review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide laws, Charlie Massey, chief executive of the General Medical Council (GMC), reflects on how the profession can beg... more >
CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

22/08/2019CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has been rat... more >
Government invests £3.3m in children and young people’s mental health

20/08/2019Government invests £3.3m in children and young people’s mental health

Local investment totalling £3.3m is set... more >
RCGP welcomes Government childhood vaccination strategy

19/08/2019RCGP welcomes Government childhood vaccination strategy

Following the launch of the Government’... more >
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CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

22/08/2019CQC welcomes Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust improvements

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has been rated ‘Good’ overall by inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), a marked improvement on past inspections that has been welcomed by... more >
NHS volunteering providing valuable contributions

22/08/2019NHS volunteering providing valuable contributions

Sam Ward, director of commissioned services at the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), explains the benefits that a well-designed and implemented volunteer programme can have for hospitals and staff. ... more >
Rebuilding trust after Bawa-Garba

21/08/2019Rebuilding trust after Bawa-Garba

In the wake of a review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide laws, Charlie Massey, chief executive of the General Medical Council (GMC), reflects on how the profession can beg... more >
Government invests £3.3m in children and young people’s mental health

20/08/2019Government invests £3.3m in children and young people’s mental health

Local investment totalling £3.3m is set to be spent to expand 23 local projects aimed at helping prevent mental illness in children and young people. Thousands of young people across E... more >
RCGP welcomes Government childhood vaccination strategy

19/08/2019RCGP welcomes Government childhood vaccination strategy

Following the launch of the Government’s childhood vaccination strategy, aimed at tackling falling rates of vaccination among children and young people, chair of the Royal College of GPs (R... 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

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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 >
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 >
Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

10/06/2019Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner... 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 >