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Supporting NHS trusts, employees and their families in remote working

28.05.20: Words provided by Skillsoft, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive The shift to remote working has been sudden and dramatic for many people over the last few months. Before social distancing measures came into force, a large maj...

RCGP: GP input will be vital to local level success

28.05.20: As the UK government unveils its new NHS Test and Trace programme, the Chair of the Royal College of GPs (RCGP), Professor Martin Marshall, outlined the key role which GPs could play in ensuring the process is successful at a local level. P...

UK’s first nursing degree apprentices graduate and take up roles

28.05.20: Newcastle Hospitals has seen its first students to have graduated from the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship scheme, the first of its kind in the UK, and join the frontline within the trust’s hospitals. The eight graduating appre...

Sharmila Nebhrajani begins new position as NICE Chair

27.05.20: Following her appointment by the Health Secretary, Sharmila Nebhrajani OBE has officially taken up her position as the new Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). With significant government, charitable and in...

PPE supply in the UK boosted by more than 100 new government deals

27.05.20: The UK Government has signed deals with more than 100 new suppliers from across the globe, as well as ramping up domestic efforts, as it significantly boosts the country’s PPE supply to meet demand from health and social care settings duri...

NHS fees scrapped for overseas health staff and care workers

22.05.20: Following pressure from MPs, NHS staff and care workers from overseas are set to be exempt from paying an extra charge towards the health service. A spokesperson for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the PM had requested the Home Office and...

Coronavirus bereavement scheme extended by Home Office

21.05.20: The Home Office has announced it will extend its bereavement scheme to the families and dependants of NHS support staff and social care workers who die as a result of contracting Covid-19. As part of the scheme, those families and dependant...

Why an online healthcare masters is key to career progression

21.05.20: The University of Glasgow offers a whole host of healthcare online degrees designed to promote your skills and progress your career. Join us and make your mark today. Against a backdrop of increasingly aging populations and advancing medica...

RCP: Concerns still present among many clinicians

20.05.20: As the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) continues to survey its members during the coronavirus outbreak, it is successfully building up a more detailed picture of the workforce, the impacts on it and its continuing concerns around Covid-19...

RCN seeks clarity on furlough for independent sector nursing staff

19.05.20: Nursing staff working in organisations including care homes, social care providers and other independent employers have in cases been left uncertain as to whether they are eligible for the government’s furlough scheme, with the Royal Colle...

Empowering GPs during the tough times of Covid-19

19.05.20: Dr Owain Hughes, founder of Cinapsis, discusses how the Covid-19 crisis highlights the referral burden placed on GPs. The onus of deciding who should be referred for hospital or specialist care has weighed heavy on the shoulders of GPs for...

RCP urge ‘new deal’ for international NHS and social care staff

13.05.20: The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has called on the UK government to create a new deal for international NHS and social care staff, recognising the vital role played they will play in the frontline response to coronavirus and the i...

Free access to online learning for NHS trusts, employees and their families

11.05.20: Words provided by Skillsoft, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive In the midst of this unprecedented global health crisis, we all owe so much to the courage and dedication of NHS staff. We are all impacted by these challenging...

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 Confederation: Government right to recognise inspirational work

07.05.20: As the UK Government took time in the latest Downing Street press conference to praise the inspirational work going on in primary care and across the healthcare system, NHS Confederation have reiterated the message. Representing organisatio...

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NHS Confederation: Complacency must be avoided in lockdown easing

29/05/2020NHS Confederation: Complacency must be avoided in lockdown easing

Alongside welcoming in news of further easing of lockdown measures in England, NHS Confederation Chief Executive Niall Dickson also issued a star... more >
Supporting NHS trusts, employees and their families in remote working

28/05/2020Supporting NHS trusts, employees and their families in remote working

Words provided by Skillsoft, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive The shift to remote working has been sudden and dramatic for ... more >
RCGP: GP input will be vital to local level success

28/05/2020RCGP: GP input will be vital to local level success

As the UK government unveils its new NHS Test and Trace programme, the Chair of the Royal College of GPs (RCGP), Professor Martin Marshall, outli... 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’

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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Pre-diabetes: a hidden healthcare problem

26/05/2020Pre-diabetes: a hidden healthcare problem

Dr Russell Muirhead, Clinical Director of Living Well, Taking Control A third of adults in England have pre-diabetes, according to research published in The BMJ. The study also found that, over eight years, the number of people diagnosed with pre-diabetes tripled. By 2025, it is estimated that five million people will have diabetes in the U... 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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