In the face of skyrocketing service demand, the UK must rapidly rethink diagnostic service delivery and quickly increase capacity.
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.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have given the go-ahead for the development of one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the NHS. The project will be the first of its type in the UK to be certified to the Passivhaus standard.
New funding secured by the National Academy for Social Prescribing hopes to expand upon the already successful scheme to help people open up more and overcome difficulties found during the lockdown.
Our mission to protect, nurture and support the UK’s most vulnerable children will never have been more important, writes Paula Timms, Assistant Director UK for Health and Wellbeing at Barnardo's
A state of the art £15 million health centre has opened in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, offering GP and primary health care services.
The importance of nutrition to the integrated care debate report calls for nutrition and the management of malnutrition to be recognised and implemented as an integral part of care pathways within integrated systems of care.
A new report by the Health Foundation argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.
In response to the emphasis on prevention in the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP), Dan Male spoke to Professor Michael Escudier, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, about delivering prevention schemes, workforce training and the role of digital in oral health care.
Pratik Patel BDS, Principal Dentist, Educational Supervisor with Health Education England and Co-Chair of Brent and Harrow Local Dental Committee, looks at Improving oral health for older people in care homes in Brent and Harrow.
At Croydon, we know that successful integration of health and social care is not just about the local authority working closely with the NHS, writes Tony Newman, Leader of the London Borough of Croydon. So what is being done to meet the needs of communities in South London?
More than 50,000 people have taken charge of their own care after being handed control of how their NHS funding is spent.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, has today called for an end to what he has described as a “broken” care system for patients with autism and learning disabilities. This follows the publication of an interim report from the CQC.
Around 8,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered to work in the UK compared to 12 months ago, according to the latest figures published on 8 May by the NMC. However, pressures are far from abating.
ExtraCare Charitable Trust commissioned Aston University, and subsequently Lancaster University, to evaluate whether its approach increased positive outcomes for healthy ageing. Mick Laverty, Chief Executive of ExtraCare, assesses what this means for health outcomes
Progress continues on the construction of a new NHS LIFT health centre in Dulwich, where a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony took place on Friday 12 April to celebrate the structural completion of the building.
Secondary schools across England are being asked to volunteer to take part in a statistical survey that will act as a barometer for young people’s alcohol, nicotine and drug use.
Eight new Mental Health Networks have been announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is travelling to China to highlight the importance of healthcare collaboration in developing innovative digital health solutions.
Mills & Reeve respond to Professor Sir Simon Wessely’s initial call for evidence as he undertakes his review of the Mental Health Act 1983, looking at a range of options for reforming the MHA, from large-scale changes to more specific amendments.