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Clinical trial demonstrates plaster cast effectiveness in young people

10.08.20: An NIHR-funded research study has demonstrated plaster casts to be just as effective at healing a common wrist fracture in young, active people as surgery, potentially reducing the number of young people requiring surgical procedures in the futu... more >

Long-term Covid-19 health impacts research study launched

10.08.20: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced one of the world’s largest comprehensive research studies into the long-term health impacts of coronavirus on hospitalised patients. Backed by an award of £8.4m in funding by the... more >

Government commits £172m funding package for nursing apprentices

10.08.20: A new government funding package worth up to £172m has been outlined to help double the number of nursing apprentices in England, as the health service works towards its ambitious goal of delivering 50,000 more nurses by the end of the cur... more >

Interim Foundation Pharmacist programme launched by HEE

07.08.20: Health Education England (HEE) has launched its new education and training programme to support the 2019/20 cohort of pre-registration pharmacists. The Interim Foundation Pharmacist programme (IFPP) will be a twelve month course starting fr... more >

Additional funding will help Welsh NHS to mitigate Covid-19 impact

07.08.20: The Welsh NHS Confederation have welcomed an announcement of £800m additional funding for the Welsh NHS to help them respond to and mitigate the impact of coronavirus. Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, Darren Hughes, said: &ldq... more >

Coronavirus testing programme shows virus decline in June

07.08.20: Imperial College London’s large-scale study on coronavirus infection rates has shown a further decline in Covid-19 in late June and early July across England, according to the newly-published second report from the ongoing study. ... more >

Omnicell announces West Yorkshire acute trusts software partnership

06.08.20: Words provided by Omnicell, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive Omnicell, a leading provider of supply and medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, has announced a new software... more >

Adopting intelligent automation technology in the health service

06.08.20: Darren Atkins, Chief Technology Officer (Artificial Intelligence & Automation), East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust featured on Episode 11 of NHE’s Finger on the Pulse podcast.   “What I say to all the or... more >

Over 10,000 aspiring medics sign up for virtual GP work experience

06.08.20: In the first three months of offering their free, virtual and interactive general practice work experience platform, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has received more than 10,000 registrations. Having launched their interactive Observe GP v... more >

Accelerated joint working between PCNs and mental health providers called for

05.08.20: A newly-published briefing by the NHS Confederation’s PCN Network and Mental Health Network has made the case for accelerating joint working between primary care networks and providers of mental health services to help manage the predicted... more >

NHS launches recruitment drive for social prescribing link workers

05.08.20: In a bid to help combat loneliness and isolation fuelled by the coronavirus pandemic, the NHS has stepped up its recruitment efforts for social prescribing link workers. Already, more than 1,200 of these workers are helping people impr... more >

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 >

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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’

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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 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 >

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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’

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Adopting intelligent automation technology in the health service

06/08/2020Adopting intelligent automation technology in the health service

Darren Atkins, Chief Technology Officer (Artificial Intelligence & Automation), East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust featured on Episode 11 of NHE’s Fin... more >
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