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Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

18/06/2018Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

The NHS in England will get an extra £20bn a year by 2023, the prime minister has said. Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has dubbed the boost a “fitting birthday... 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 >
NHS Digital launches Learning Disability Week

18/06/2018NHS Digital launches Learning Disability Week

NHS Digital has highlighted key statistics as... more >
Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

18/06/2018Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

The NHS in England will get an extra £2... 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 >
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NHS Digital launches Learning Disability Week

18/06/2018NHS Digital launches Learning Disability Week

NHS Digital has highlighted key statistics associated with the health care of people with learning disabilities to mark the start of Learning Disability Week. The figures, which reveal gaps ... more >
Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

18/06/2018Theresa May pledges £20bn a year for NHS

The NHS in England will get an extra £20bn a year by 2023, the prime minister has said. Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has dubbed the boost a “fitting birthday... more >
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 >

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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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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 >
Cutting through the fake news

22/11/2017Cutting through the fake news

In an era of so-called ‘fake news&rsquo... more >
Tackling infection prevention locally

04/10/2017Tackling infection prevention locally

Dr Emma Burnett, a lecturer and researcher in... more >
Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

02/10/2017Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

NHE interviews Gillian Fox, head of eProcurem... 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 >