The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced a series of reviews to help providers of health and social care services learn from the experience of responding to Covid-19.
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.
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.
Newer ultrasound technologies are being developed to improve image quality in high BMI patients and potentially reduce care costs, writes Harshal Vadera, Head of Ultrasound in GB&I for Siemens Healthineers.
University Hospital of North Tees has launched a pop-up shop to provide NHS staff with essential groceries during the Covid-19 crisis.
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.
More than 80 per cent of the 800 theatre practitioners who undertook a recent survey confessed they are worried about their wellbeing and the effect it has on patient care.
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.
An outbreak of Norovirus has caused hospitals in England to shut down more than one thousand beds in the past week.
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.
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.