latest health care news

Supporting complex needs and providing a caring environment

05.08.20: Dr Nichola Stefanou, Director of Clinical Practice, Home Group With the UK government announcing a £62m funding package to speed up the discharge of people with learning disabilities and autism from hospital, Dr Nichola Stefanou expla... more >

Open opportunity contract issued for Lloyd George records digitisation

04.08.20: NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) are looking to further their efforts to digitise patient records by launching an open opportunity contract, valued at up to £185m, for the provision of digitisation services of Lloyd George records. ... more >

East Surrey Hospital completes £8.5m neonatal unit

04.08.20: A new state-of-the-art neonatal unit has now been completed and is fully operational at East Surrey Hospital as part of a significant £8.5m expansion by Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. As part of the expansion, the project has... more >

Calls for further investment into community healthcare services

04.08.20: As community healthcare services continue to show their key role supporting hospitals from becoming overwhelmed during the coronavirus pandemic, allowing patients to receive care closer to or even within their own homes, the Community Netwo... more >

Investing in people to reap the full benefits of data in the NHS

03.08.20: Adam Mayer, Senior Manager, Qlik Data has the power to drastically improve patient care delivery within our healthcare services. From managing key operational issues, to identifying patterns to inform population health strategies, it&r... more >

NIHR reaffirms commitment to health research transparency

03.08.20: The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has marked its continued support for transparency in health research by backing the Health Research Authority’s new transparency strategy, which aims to ensure information about health and... more >

NHS set to roll out £160m ‘Covid-friendly’ cancer initiative

03.08.20: As part of a £160m initiative, the NHS will look to roll out and expand ‘Covid-friendly’ cancer treatments which are safer for patients during the pandemic, the health service’s Chief Executive Sir Simon Stevens has annou... more >

New rapid coronavirus tests to be rolled out ahead of winter

03.08.20: Two new rapid coronavirus tests will be rolled out across NHS hospitals, care homes and labs from next week, able to detect Covid-19 and other winter viruses. The new tests, which are purportedly able to detect the viruses within just... more >

NHS Confederation: ‘The People Plan a welcome opportunity’

31.07.20: The newly-published People Plan from NHS England has been welcomed by NHS Confederation’s Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders’ Network, BME Leadership Network and Health and Care Women Leaders Network. Describing the plan as a welcom... more >

RCGP survey data gives snapshot into how GP care is being accessed

31.07.20: Following survey data which demonstrated how GP care is being accessed in the most recent stages of the coronavirus pandemic, the Royal College of GPs has urged post-Covid there must still be provisions for patients to access services in wa... more >

Improving population health: How trusts contribute to prevention

31.07.20: Leonora Volpe, Policy Advisor, NHS Providers The idea that the NHS should be involved in prevention is not a new one. However, in an environment of strained resources and widening health inequalities, with low investment in public serv... more >

Health Secretary Matt Hancock highlights significant achievements

30.07.20: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has illustrated the significant achievements and key lessons to be learnt within our healthcare system as we move into the future, as part of a speech at the Royal College of Physicians. Opening his speech with... more >

‘We are the NHS’: NHS England publish newest People Plan

30.07.20: NHS England has published its People Plan for 2020-2021, along with its Our People Promise highlighting expectations from NHS leaders and colleagues. The new report, We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21, sets out practical guidelin... more >

New MoU agreement signed between CQC and NHS GIRFT

29.07.20: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the NHS Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme have a published a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to help ensure the best possible care is provided to people. GIRFT is a national... more >

Health leaders highlight concerns for staff wellbeing ahead of winter

29.07.20: Staff wellbeing has been identified as a major concern of health leaders as they prepare for the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic and the pressures of winter. Provider trust chief executives are concerned about the potential long-term im... more >

healthcare news by category

national health executive tv

more videos >

featured articles

View all News

last word

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 throu more > more last word articles >

health service focus

View all News

comment

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 rugby can be good for your mental ... 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 hidden pillars of a society. Bei... more >

interviews

Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

24/10/2019Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

Today, speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual... more >

the scalpel's daily blog

Supporting complex needs and providing a caring environment

05/08/2020Supporting complex needs and providing a caring environment

Dr Nichola Stefanou, Director of Clinical Practice, Home Group With the UK government announcing a £62m funding package to speed up the discharge of people with lea... more >
read more blog posts from 'the scalpel' >