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NHS Shared Business Services appoints new Managing Director

01.07.20: Erika Bannerman has been appointed as the new Managing Director of NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) following the departure of David Morris. Ms Bannerman joins NHS SBS following a successful career to date in senior leadership, having... more >

New Leeds cancer research centre appoints leaders

01.07.20: Two internationally-acclaimed researchers, Professor David Sebag-Montefiore and Professor John Ladbury, have been appointed to lead a major new interdisciplinary research centre which has been launched with the aim of putting Leeds at the forefr... more >

How NHS Property Services adapted to a new way of working

01.07.20: From May/June 2020 edition Trish Stephenson, Head of Facilities Management Strategy, NHS Property Services (NHSPS) We are facing unprecedented times, both as a health service and as a nation. Organisations, charities and healthcare wor... more >

NHS patients among first in Europe for new cystic fibrosis treatment

01.07.20: After a new landmark deal was struck, NHS patients in England will be some of the first people in Europe to benefit from a new “life-transforming” treatment for cystic fibrosis, the Chief Executive of the NHS Sir Simon Stevens has an... more >

Significant increase in downloads of NHS-backed Public Health England fitness app during lockdown

01.07.20: A fitness app provided by Public Health England, and backed by the NHS, has been downloaded almost one million times as people sought to keep healthy and active during lockdown. From March until the end of June, there were 858,000 downloads... more >

AAC, PHPs & Me: Could the life sciences sector benefit the NHS?

30.06.20: Matt Roberts, NHE Editorial Lead Yes, would be the simple answer. There are significant skills and expertise within the sector which the NHS could tap into; that much has been a largely agreed upon fact for some time. The ability to further... more >

NHS Confed: Realistic expectations needed on road to recovery

30.06.20: With data from NHS Providers’ Recovery Position report and the Royal College of Physicians’ survey suggesting it could take over a year for services to return to full, pre-coronavirus capacity, NHS Confederation have urged... more >

Extension for universities to bid on healthcare course places

30.06.20: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has agreed to extend the timetable for universities to apply for extra places, in order to meet the previously-announced additional 5,000 ring-fenced places for nursing, midwifery and allied health courses in Englan... more >

Empower your superheroes to power your organisation

29.06.20: Words provided by Quinyx, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive The year 2020 has been nothing short of cataclysmic for the entire world. Not a single person would disagree that Covid-19 has changed everything. While being in th... more >

University of Exeter awarded £1m rare diabetes research funding

29.06.20: Funding of almost £1m has been awarded to scientists at the University of Exeter to study a rare genetic form of diabetes, with a view to definitively identify a new form of the condition. The funding was secured by the University of... more >

NHS rolls out additional support for pregnant BAME women

29.06.20: After new analysis showed pregnant black women were eight times more likely and Asian women four times as likely to be admitted to hospital with Covid-19, the NHS is rolling out additional support for pregnant women of a Black, Asian and Ethnic... more >

Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network launched

26.06.20: NHS Confederation has launched the Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network to transform the NHS so that members of the LGBTQ+ community can be assured of equal treatment, receive the best care and work in an inclusive environment across the healt... more >

Uni of Glasgow awarded £38m to deliver precision medicine project

26.06.20: The University of Glasgow has been awarded £38m in funding to create the Precision Medicine Living Lab, a potentially ‘game-changing’ project focused on translating cutting-edge science and innovation into a real-world clinical... more >

NHS workforce statistics demonstrate rise in staffing numbers

26.06.20: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has praised the increase in NHS staffing numbers, after the recently published monthly NHS workforce data for up to the end of March 2020 by NHS Digital showed a significant rise in numbers. Compared to last ye... more >

Two billion items of PPE delivered to frontline workers

26.06.20: Since the beginning of the current coronavirus outbreak, two billion items of personal protective equipment (PPE) have now been successfully delivered to the NHS and social care staff across the UK, the government has announced. In the... 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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AAC, PHPs & Me: Could the life sciences sector benefit the NHS?

30/06/2020AAC, PHPs & Me: Could the life sciences sector benefit the NHS?

Matt Roberts, NHE Editorial Lead Yes, would be the simple answer. There are significant skills and expertise within the sector which the NHS could tap into; that much has... more >
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26/06/2020Adapting and Innovating

Matt Roberts, National Health Executive Editorial Lead. NHE May/June 2020 Edition We’ve been through so much as a health sector and a society in recent months with coronavirus and nothing can take away from the loss and difficulties that we’ve faced but it vital we also don’t disregard the amazing efforts we’ve witnessed. Staff have gone above and beyond, whole hospitals and trusts have flexed virtually at will to meet demand and pressures and we’ve... read more >