HealthMay 21, 2021
Mobile healthcare: the key to accessible diagnostics
How to deliver flexible, patient-centric services where they are needed, in a cost-effective manner. Steve Peak, Delivery and Development Director of Vanguard Healthcare Solutions, considers the issues.
Health PolicyDecember 15, 2020
Rural hospitals left in the lurk says Nuffield Trust
Hospitals in remote and rural areas face a steep climb to recover waiting lists if national pandemic measures continue to overlook long-stated workforce and capacity challenges.
Health PolicyAugust 12, 2020
Facing up to the challenge of cancer post-Covid
Ben Howlett, Managing Director of Public Policy Projects, outlines the massive impact the pandemic has had upon oncology services and direct cancer outcomes.
Health PolicyMay 22, 2020
Channelling national support to the frontline: NHS Charities Together
Over £116 million has now been donated to the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Appeal. Healthcare workers need support and the public have responded. Dan Male speaks to Ellie Orion, Chief Executive of the charity group about the spending so far and their plans for the long term.
HealthMay 20, 2020
Trust chiefs call for the Covid-19 “blame game” to stop
Following concerns from social care organisations that Covid-19 patients were being discharged unnecessarily into care homes, NHS trust chiefs have responded by calling for an end to the blame game.
Health ProfessionsFebruary 19, 2020
Striving for a culture of diversity
Ahead of the publication of the eagerly anticipated NHS People Plan, new data continues to highlight what still needs to be done to combat diversity and inclusion issues across NHS.
HealthFebruary 14, 2020
A&E performance worsens despite drop in winter demand
According to the latest NHS performance statistics, over 100,000 patients waited more than four hours to be admitted in A&E in January 2020, an increase of 20.4 per cent from the same time last year.
Community healthJanuary 9, 2020
Bed shortage leaves NHS emergency care in crisis
Nearly 100,000 patients were forced to spend four hours or more on corridor trolleys while beds were found, new performance data from NHS England has revealed.
HealthDecember 2, 2019
NICE approve two cannabis-based medicines for NHS
NICE has approved the use of two cannabis-based medicines to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. This is the first time that NICE has recommended a plant-derived cannabis-based medicine for use in the NHS.
HealthOctober 17, 2019
Six in ten hospital trusts introduce NHS rainbow badges in support of LGBT+ patients
More than six in ten hospital trusts in England have introduced NHS rainbow badges for their staff. The scheme is funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust charity and was launched seven months ago at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital, following a successful pilot.
Health PolicyOctober 17, 2019
CQC State of Care 2019 reveals strain on A&E and mental health services
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual report: The State of Health Care and Adult Social Care in England 2018/2019. Although overall care across England is improving slightly, the report has highlighted some concerning pressure points.
HealthOctober 8, 2019
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust fined for breaching duty of candour
The Care Quality Commission has fined the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust a total of £16,250 as it was found to have breached the duty of candour – which requires providers to be honest with patients and their families when incidents occur.

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