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New technologies to improve patient care to receive £10m boost

20.02.20: Leading researchers and businesses based in the UK are being supported to work closer together to develop treatments and cures for those facing life-threatening conditions, courtesy of a new £10m government funding scheme. The UK is h...

Renewable energy switch for over tenth of NHS estate

19.02.20: Climate change is no longer a problem we can simply ignore as a society, and a shift towards renewable energy use is one of the commonly targeted areas to combat the issue. With the NHS representing up to 5% of the UK’s carbon footprint, t...

Hospitals given power to develop personalised treatment

19.02.20: Personalised medicines to treat unique cancers and diseases are set to become more prevalent in healthcare as the introduction of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill allows NHS hospitals to develop and utilised these specialised, innovative m...

University of Exeter receive £152k diabetes research grant

19.02.20: Researchers at the University of Exeter have received a grant of £152,000 over two years from Diabetes UK to fund investigations into how manipulating specific brain cells can impact the body’s response to changes in blood sugar leve...

More staff, modern facilities needed for mental health services

19.02.20: That was the call of Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network, part of the NHS Confederation, as he responded to a report on NHS mental health services by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. Key findings from th...

Health Foundation responds to new government immigration system

19.02.20: Following the unveiling of the government’s new post-Brexit immigration visa plans, the Health Foundation have warned it risks furthering the current social care crisis. Under the government’s new proposals, the UK would move to...

NHS Providers: We must build on progress supporting staff

18.02.20: Following the release of the NHS Staff Survey 2019, NHS Providers has reiterated the need for our healthcare service to build on progress to ensure staff feel valued, safe and supported. Responding the survey, Saffron Cordery, Deputy Chief...

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...

NHS LPP: NHS procurement a different way

18.02.20: Managing Director of the NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP), Michael Pace, spoke with NHE’s Matt Roberts about the organisation’s recent transformation. The NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is a non-profit...

NPA commissions study into frozen funding impact on pharmacies

18.02.20: The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned an economic impact assessment of community pharmacy funding and policy framework in England. The survey is looking to assess the robustness of the pharmacy market and consider how far...

NHS Forth Valley appoint new chairwoman

17.02.20: NHS Forth Valley have appointed Janie McCusker to serve as the trust’s new chairwoman, replacing the outgoing Alex Linkston. Ms McCusker currently serves as the chairwoman of the Glasgow Colleges Regional Board and had a lengthy 22-ye...

South Central Ambulance Service supporting Public Hearts Scheme

17.02.20: South Central Ambulance Service has supported the launch of the Public Hearts Scheme in Reading, aimed at improving public access to life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Founded in 2017 at Gloucestershire Constabulary by PC...

Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership: Hope

17.02.20: Independent consultant and strategic advisor Dean Royles continues his series on The Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership. You can find links to his previous pieces here.   Those that follow me on Twitter and Instagram will know...

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.   ...

Health Foundation responds to NHS England’s January performance

14.02.20: Following the publication of NHS England’s January performance statistics, the Health Foundation has issued a firm but fair evaluation of the data. Senior Policy Fellow at the Health Foundation, Tim Gardner, said: “Today's figur...

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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 exemplars who were revealed at the same show 12 months earlier.  Jeremy Hunt also stated that by the end of 2018 – the 70th birthday... read more >

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Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership: Hope

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