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NHS Business Service Authority targeting net-zero by 2030

23.09.20: The NHS Business Service Authority (NHSBSA) has declared a climate emergency and outlined it’s ambitious goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. In England, the health and care system contributes between 4-5% of th... more >

Improving infection control with patient equipment decontamination

23.09.20: Words provided by Inivos, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive A potential peak in Covid-19 cases, paired with the usual surge in health service demand over the winter months, means patient equipment could quickly become a fini... more >

NHS announces review into gender identity services for young people

23.09.20: Former President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Dr Hilary Cass OBE, will lead an independent review into gender identity services for children and young people, NHS England has announced. Wide-ranging in scope, the re... more >

Partnership agreed to provide transformative response services

22.09.20: Steve Gates, Managing Director, Taking Care Taking Care, one of the largest digital monitoring services in the UK, has just won a new contract to provide 24/7 response services for Brain in Hand’s digital support app.   Brai... more >

NHS Providers launches inclusive leadership drive

22.09.20: Inclusivity among NHS leadership is more important than ever before in the health service, with NHS Providers launching a new series of online publications on racism and race inequality. The series will share a range of perspective on how h... more >

UK secures £31m coronavirus funding from EU mobility package

22.09.20: The UK is to benefit from £31m in funding from the European Union to assist the UK’s coronavirus response. Secured through the EU’s mobility package, the funding will support some of the costs associated with the tran... more >

Nursing recruitment efforts boosted by funding support

22.09.20: Thousands more nurses will look to be recruited to hospitals, mental health and community trusts across England following a multi-million-pound funding boost. Chief Nursing Officer Ruth May has written to nurse leaders in England, setting o... more >

Minister for Care publishes adult social winter plan

21.09.20: The Minister for Care, Helen Whatley, has today (21st Sept) published a letter to local authorities in relation to the adult social care winter plan. She begins by saying many will have seen the Director of Social Care Delivery Stuart Mille... more >

Improving the quality of end of life care through better planning, support

21.09.20: Judith Richardson, Acting Director for Health and Social Care, NICE Around half a million people die in England each year. With an ageing population, the annual number of deaths is projected to increase. In addition, the Covid-19 pandemic h... more >

Health services vital in rebuilding local economies after Covid-19

21.09.20: Michael Wood, Head of Health Economic Partnerships, NHS Confederation It’s impossible to switch on the news without hearing about how Covid-19 has affected the economy but what may be less well known is the part that the NHS could pla... more >

Digital prescribing and records introduction boosted by funding

18.09.20: More patients and healthcare staff are set to benefit from single electronic patient records after the UK Government announced £8.7m funding to be shared among seven hospital trusts, in order to introduce digital records and e-prescribing... more >

NICE’s support for rebuilding capacity in non-Covid health services

18.09.20: Paul Chrisp, Director of the Centre for Guidelines, NICE When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the UK’s shores earlier this year, the NHS responded quickly, diverting and devoting resources to make sure patients facing this new and unknown p... more >

New Lighthouse Labs established to boost testing capacity

17.09.20: Testing capacity is set to be significantly boosted through the creation of two new Lighthouse Labs in Newcastle and Bracknell. The announcement of the two new labs follows previous plans to also establish testing facilities in Newport and... more >

Need for tech to reduce medication error and improve patient safety

17.09.20: Words provided by Omnicell, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive Omnicell UK & Ireland, a leading provider of automated healthcare and medication adherence solutions, hosted a health summit on the eve of World Patient Safet... more >

Care providers to receive more than £500m to protect staff and residents

17.09.20: Social care providers are set to receive an additional £546m funding to bolster infection control measures and help protect residents and staff from coronavirus throughout the winter period. The Infection Control Fund, which was... more >

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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 >
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Improving the quality of end of life care through better planning, support

21/09/2020Improving the quality of end of life care through better planning, support

Judith Richardson, Acting Director for Health and Social Care, NICE Around half a million people die in England each year. With an ageing population, the annual number of... more >
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