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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...

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...

Advisor appointed on proposal for NHS to take over social care

28.07.20: Camilla Cavendish, former Policy Chief under David Cameron’s government, has been appointed by Downing Street to help examine and finalise proposals which would see social care brought under the control of the NHS in England, along with th...

Doctors listed among public sector workers set for pay rise

21.07.20: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced above inflation pay rises this year for a number of public sector workers, including doctors, as part of efforts to reflect their vital contribution to the country, particularly under the recent circumstances...

NHS set to receive £3bn funding boost for potential second wave

17.07.20: In preparation for any potential second wave of the coronavirus, the NHS in England is expected get an extra £3bn of funding in an announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The funding is also expected to help ease regular winter...

NHS Confederation partner in new report to level up health in Yorkshire

14.07.20: NHS Confederation, Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Sciences Network (AHSN) and Yorkshire Universities have combined their expertise to publish a joint report outlining ways to improve health within the Yorkshire region. The new repor...

Payroll: It’s back office, not back of mind

11.05.20: Steve Whiting who leads the Health Sector at Cantium Business Solutions discusses the challenges faced around payroll in the healthcare sector and how outsourcing a payroll provider is the answer. To the casual eye, the fundamentals of payr...

NHS SBS remote working to ensure NHS salary payments unaffected

04.05.20: Across the UK our NHS staff are working heroically in the midst of Covid-19, including thousands of former healthcare professionals returning to the frontline, and the Payroll and Pensions Team at NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has...

BCA calls for government support for self-employed health practitioners

28.04.20: As social distancing measures enforce us to keep apart as a society, it has left many health practitioners, including chiropractors, dentists and physiotherapists, unable to physically treat their patients during this time. As such, thousan...

NHS SBS helps support NHS efforts at home and abroad

17.04.20: Experts from the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) have been working around the clock to support the emergency response to coronavirus both at home and abroad, helping to equip the new NHS Nightingale hospitals here in the UK, as well...

NHS London Procurement Partnership working to support NHS

09.04.20: NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is one of a number of organisations and bodies diligently working behind the scenes to support our frontline NHS services to combat the demands of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. United wi...

NHS SBS working to ‘maintain the level of support the NHS needs’

07.04.20: Facing unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the NHS has needed all of its resources and collective support to ensure it maintains capacity to safely and effectively treat patients. That has included not just its fron...

Cabinet Office issues procurement cards guidance to support suppliers

06.04.20: Suppliers to the public sector are seeing their cashflow partly consolidated in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, following publication of new guidance from the Cabinet Office surrounding the use of procurement cards. The newl...

NHS to benefit from £13.4bn debt write-off

03.04.20: In efforts to relieve some of the financial burden on NHS providers in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced over £13bn of debt will be written off from the healthcare service. The debt...

NHS Business Services Authority: ‘We are the NHS supporting the NHS’

31.03.20: With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak demanding significant time and care from the NHS, it has become vitally important for all aspects of the health and care industry to support one another and contribute to the collective effort. Having o...

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Clinical trial demonstrates plaster cast effectiveness in young people

10/08/2020Clinical trial demonstrates plaster cast effectiveness in young people

An NIHR-funded research study has demonstrated plaster casts to be just as effective at healing a common wrist fracture in young, active people a... more >
Long-term Covid-19 health impacts research study launched

10/08/2020Long-term Covid-19 health impacts research study launched

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced one of the world’s largest comprehensive research studies into the long-term health impacts of&... more >
Government commits £172m funding package for nursing apprentices

10/08/2020Government commits £172m funding package for nursing apprentices

A new government funding package worth up to £172m has been outlined to help double the number of nursing apprentices in England, as the he... 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 w... read 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’

Haseeb Ahmad, president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), sits down with National Health Executive as part of our Last Word Q&A series. Would you talk us th... more > more last word articles >

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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 Finger on the Pulse podcast.   “What I say to all the organisations I engage with is to forget the technology and come up with: Why do you want to do automa... 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 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

10/06/2019Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner for Ceredigion Hywel Dda University Health Board, looks ahead to the new integrated care centre 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’

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 >

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