Integrated Care & Social Care

Minister for Care calls upon recruitment agencies

24.03.20: Minister of State for Care, Helen Whately MP, has penned a letter to recruitment agencies operating with the health and social care workforce, calling on them to work with NHS and social care providers to help support the battle against the ongo...

Milton Keynes University Hospital opens new £15m cancer centre

11.03.20: A new £15m cancer centre has opened to patients at Milton Keynes University Hospital, bringing significant improvements to treatment and supporting the local area by bringing together previously spread out services. Prior to the opening...

Government announces taskforce to bolster local response to coronavirus

10.03.20: Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick has launched a new taskforce, bringing together senior experts across sectors to tackle the outbreak of coronavirus. Bringing together senior experts from across key sectors – including resili...

NHS Digital annual report shows increase in adult social care workforce

27.02.20: An additional 1,000 adult social services roles were filled in local authorities across England, according to the latest NHS Digital annual report on local authority-employed adult social care workforce in England. As of September 2019, the...

New state-of-the-art care home to open in Nottingham

18.02.20: A new state-of-the-art care home is set to be opened in Nottingham by early 2021, as part of an upcoming £30m trade park development in the city. Gedling Borough Council has approved planning permission for the 66-bedroom care home fo...

CAMHS: The state of play for children and adolescent mental health

14.02.20: National Health Executive’s Matt Roberts spoke with Whitney Crenna-Jennings, a senior researcher in mental health, wellbeing and inclusion at the Education Policy Institute (EPI) about their recently released CAMHS report.   ...

NHS Providers: Social care must be top priority for secretary of state

14.02.20: After the Prime Minister Boris Johnson underwent a reshuffling of his cabinet, and current Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, retained his role, NHS Providers have expressed their belief that social care must now be pri...

NHS Digital awards £4.5m to local digital adult social care projects

12.02.20: NHS Digital is overseeing the £4.5m investment into digital adult social care projects, with sixteen organisations across England set to receive a share of the money to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale....

The rapid expansion of primary care. Is it a left shift or left drift?

10.02.20: Dean Royles and Kevan Taylor offer their expertise on providing strategic support, advice and development, as they build on previous thoughts around recent primary care changes. The proposed rapid expansion of primary care is very welcome a...

NHS Wales and ABPI launch new collaborative toolkit

06.02.20: The Association for the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Cymru Wales has partnered with the Welsh NHS Confederation to launch a new toolkit to promote the pharmaceutical industry and NHS Wales working together for patients. The toolki...

NHS to benefit from digital "Redbook" app

05.02.20: As part of the NHS Digital Child Health programme, Personal Child Health Records or “Redbook” will receive a digital makeover. NHS Digital has considered the limitations of the physical Redbook and decided that digitalisation is...

Review of gender identity services for young people welcomed by RCPCH

03.02.20: The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has responded to NHS England’s review of gender identity development services. The review of services comes after NHS England put in place a new service specification for gender identi...

Health Foundation to explore data and tech in health and care

03.02.20: The Health Foundation has announced a ‘significant investment’ into developing a new programme of work aimed at analysing the impact of data analytics and technology on UK health and care. The new strategy, Data Analytics for Be...

Ep 3. From Turning Point to NHS Confed - Victor Adebowale CBE

31.01.20: Chief Executive of social care enterprise, Turning Point, Lord Victor Adebowale, joins us for the third NHE podcast, giving us insight into the difference he’s made during his 20 years at Turning Point and what he hopes to achieve in his n...

Nuffield Trust research: Worse quality of NHS for deprived areas

23.01.20: It might have seemed self-explanatory, but for those living in the most deprived areas of England there is now analytical evidence of a worse quality of NHS care and poorer health outcomes than those in the least deprived areas. This comes...

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The Home Office has announced any doctors, nurses and paramedics with visas due to expire before October 1, 2020 will have them automatically ext... more >

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25/09/2017A hotbed of innovation

This edition of NHE comes hot on the heels of this year’s NHS Expo which, once again, proved to be a huge success at Manchester Central. A number of announcements were made during the event, with the health secretary naming the second wave of NHS digital pioneers, or ‘fast followers’, which follow the initial global digital e... read more >

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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 health and wellbeing. As the best rugby players in the world repr... 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. Being on the receiving end of some “thanks” can make communit... more >
Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

13/06/2019Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

Nurses have been named as the most under-appreciated public sector professionals as new research reveals how shockingly under-vauled our NHS, edu... more >
Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

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Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner for Ceredigion Hywel Dda University Health Board, looks ahead to the new integrated care centre bei... more >
Helpforce to launch training programmes for NHS volunteers

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Kay Fawcett OBE, clinical advisor and education lead at Helpforce, and Lynn Twinn, talent development consultant, outline the new national traini... 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’

Today, speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual conference, Matt Hancock highlighted what he believes to be the three... more >
NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

17/09/2019NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

Over 20 years ago, a Teesside hospital cleaner put down her mop and took steps towards her midwifery dreams. Lisa Payne has been delivering ... more >
How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

24/10/2018How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

A dedicated national social care service could be a potential solution to surging demand burdening acute health providers over the winter months,... more >
RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

24/10/2018RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

The president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has told NHE that the college’s new headquarters based in Liverpool will become a hu... more >
Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

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The NHS plays a part in the country’s wellness – but it’s far from being all that matters. Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Pu... more >

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