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Hancock vows to drive cultural change within health system

Matt Hancock has said that £487 million is to be spent on technology for the NHS, giving more patients access to health services at home.

Referral and assessment 'lottery’ for autistic patients

The Liberal Democrats have revealed that children and adults in England can face a wait of more than two years for an autism assessment.

Private firms exploiting over-stretched NHS

Under-pressure NHS services are spending more than £1 billion a year buying external care because they are unable to keep up with demand.

Campaign to increase number of BAME organ donors

DHSC has announced a new campaign to increase organ donation rates within black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

Worryingly high levels of senior vacancies in NHS

NHS Providers and The King’s Fund have warned that NHS trusts are facing significant difficulties in recruiting and retaining senior leaders.

Additional health funding will add to burden of spending

The OBR has warned that extra health funding and an ageing population will contribute to the burden of spending over the next 50 years.

Restricting access to groin surgery leaving patients in pain

Thousands of patients are being made to suffer in pain because of the NHS restricting access to groin (inguinal) hernia operations.

£6.3m energy investment in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Breathe Energy has delivered energy savings through an Energy Performance Contract agreed with Bolton NHS Foundation Trust estate in 2015.

 Health Business Features

NHS 70 interview: Norman Lamb, MP

Health Business talks to former Care Minister Norman Lamb about reform of the health system and the progression of joined-up care

Flooring and reducing fall injuries

Ashley Martin explains why installing and maintaining appropriate flooring is key in preventing falls and trips, especially among the elderly

NHS 70 Interview: King’s College Hospital

To mark the NHS 70 anniversary, HB speaks to Ian Smith about technology advances, social care and the future of King's

Turning the tide of Type 2 diabetes

Chanelle Corena looks at why tackling the prevention of Type 2 diabetes is so crucial and the steps Diabetes UK is taking to transform UK health

How is innovation making a difference in the NHS?

Dr Amanda Begley discusses how new technologies and innovative solutions are making a real difference to patients and NHS staff

Lone workers – your hidden workforce

There are over six million lone workers in the UK which represents about 20 per cent of the UK workforce. They represent the ‘hidden’ workforce that is under represented in an office they rarely frequent. Nick Whiteley discusses the issue of lone worker protection

Making money work in the health and care system

Many believe that the structure of financial flows in the NHS needs to change. Joshua Walker and Emma Knowles explain why

Improving patient safety using GS1 standards

Glen Hodgson, head of Healthcare at GS1 UK, explores the growing role of barcode technology in the future of acute trusts in England

 Health Sector Events

19/09/2018 to 20/09/2018

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

30/09/2018 to 02/10/2018

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference, Infection Prevention 2018, is now open.

14/11/2018 to 15/11/2018

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) is a free-to-attend, CPD-accredited, conference and exhibition for healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions.

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The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

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