New £500m digital workplace framework launched by NHS SBS

12.08.20: A new procurement framework developed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has been launched to assist NHS and public sector organisations to purchase cost-effective IT solutions, potentially saving an estimated £75m. The Digital...

England’s Chief Nurse calls for young people to consider nursing

12.08.20: “Your NHS needs you.” Those are the rallying words of Ruth May, England’s Chief Nursing Officer, ahead of A-Level results day as she calls for young people to consider a career studying nursing, joining thousands who have...

Calling the NHS a ‘Covid-only service’ is untrue, unfair and potentially dangerous

12.08.20: Chris Hopson, Chief Executive, NHS Providers Last week the NHS was widely described as providing a ‘Covid-19 only’ service for much of the last few months. Frontline NHS trust leaders are frustrated and disappointed at this desc...

RCN welcomes additional funding but calls for further support

11.08.20: The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has welcomed the extra funding for nursing apprenticeships announced by the Prime Minister, but have said more still needs to be done to achieve the Government’s ambitious target of 50,000 new nursing sta...

PM confirms NHS trusts included in £300m A&E upgrades funding

11.08.20: Ahead of the winter period, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the 117 NHS trusts set to benefit from an allocated share of £300m to upgrade A&E facilities. The new funding will help the NHS prepare for annual winter press...