latest healthcare news

Medical students report high levels of patient and workplace abuse

27/05/2015Medical students report high levels of patient and workplace abuse

A new survey of medical and healthcare students has revealed widespread abuse of patient dignity and safety, as well as abuse of workplace colleagues. Researchers from the University of Dund... more >
CCGs postpone investment to stay within budget

27/05/2015CCGs postpone investment to stay within budget

CCGs managed to underspend their combined budgets by £151m in the 2014-15 financial year, but only because they deferred significant amounts of investment and paid less than planned under t... more >
More NHS workers come out against seven-day working

20/05/2015More NHS workers come out against seven-day working

David Cameron’s plans for a seven-day NHS have come under further fire from healthcare professionals, some of whom describe them as a “fantasy”. In a speech on Monday, the ... more >
RCGP outcry at declining general practice training for medical students

27/05/2015RCGP outcry at declining general practice training for medical students

GP leaders are outraged at new research that ... more >
Medical students report high levels of patient and workplace abuse

27/05/2015Medical students report high levels of patient and workplace abuse

A new survey of medical and healthcare studen... more >
Too many GPs misdiagnosing MS, says charity

27/05/2015Too many GPs misdiagnosing MS, says charity

Too many people with MS are being misdiagnose... more >
Click for free e-mail alerts

featured articles

View all News

healthcare events

events calendar

back

May 2015

forward
mon tue wed thu fri sat sun
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13

NHS Employers Disability Summit 2015

13/05/2015 09:30 - 16:00

Nearly 1000 disabled staff from across the NHS have taken part in a consultation about what it's like working for the NHS as a disabled member of staff. The free Disability Summit - being held in Leeds during NHS Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week is an opportunity for staff, those with responsibility and interest in advancing workplace disability equality, and leading system thinkers to join together to hear about the key findings, and help to agree next steps

The Second Annual Future of Nursing & Midwifery Conference

13/05/2015

The Future of Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2015 will provide delegates with the opportunity to discuss and debate how nurses and midwives can renew their focus on high quality, compassionate care.

14 15 16 17
18 19 20

Fifth annual NHS leadership and management summit

20/05/2015 08:00 - 17:00

Primary Care and Public Health 2015

20/05/2015 - 21/05/2015

With a highly successful 25 year track record and a refreshingly different approach,Primary Care and Public Health 2015 provides unrivalled learning and networking opportunities for health care professionals working in primary and community care, public, prison and global health. With excellent speakers, hands-on workshops and an exciting exhibition, it will equip you and your colleagues with plenty of examples of best practice and ideas to take back to your work place.

21

Primary Care and Public Health 2015

20/05/2015 - 21/05/2015

With a highly successful 25 year track record and a refreshingly different approach,Primary Care and Public Health 2015 provides unrivalled learning and networking opportunities for health care professionals working in primary and community care, public, prison and global health. With excellent speakers, hands-on workshops and an exciting exhibition, it will equip you and your colleagues with plenty of examples of best practice and ideas to take back to your work place.

22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

health service focus

View all News

the scalpel's daily blog

Delivering perfect dictation

27/05/2015Delivering perfect dictation

Guest blog by Maxine Park Whether you choose a dedicated dictation machine or a smartphone/tablet with the latest dictation app, the first rule is don’t hold it too close. Microphones vary, but generally hold the microphone about six inches (15cm) from your mouth to prevent word... more >
read more blog posts from 'the scalpel' >

interviews

Ambitions far beyond the better care fund

01/04/2015Ambitions far beyond the better care fund

The number of Integrated Care Pioneers has ex... more >
‘We’ll never get £22bn savings by driving Down the Cost of Rubber Gloves’

01/04/2015‘We’ll never get £22bn savings by driving Down the Cost of Rubber Gloves’

Lord Carter of Coles, chair of the NHS Procur... more >
Beyond the islands of excellence

01/04/2015Beyond the islands of excellence

Andy McMinn is one of the leading lights in N... more >
The link between trust I.T. maturity and patient mortality

01/04/2015The link between trust I.T. maturity and patient mortality

A new study has claimed to find a correlation... more >

national health executive tv

more videos >

editor's comment

01/04/2015The Benefits Of Redesign

There is a new look and fresh feel to National Health Executive – as I am sure you will have already noticed. We wanted a redesign to ensure our great content – news, views, comment, analysis, interviews, features, updates, events and investigations – is as engaging and attractive as possible. Hopefully the new design, inside and out, will make it easier for readers to find the articles that most interest them, and ensure a great read. We still have our regular... read more >

last word

Squaring the circle – is competition in healthcare the wrong answer?

Squaring the circle – is competition in healthcare the wrong answer?

Dr Darren Leech, a director at NHS Elect, a members’ network providing high-quality support to in-house management teams, takes a step back to examine the ‘competition question’. Circle Holdings recently decided to withdra... more > more last word articles >

most read