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Majority of women at-risk of breast cancer decline drugs

Nearly nine out of 10 women at risk of developing breast cancer reject a preventative treatment that could cut the chances of it forming.

Lack of proper investment risks GP service collapse

The BMA has reiterated the need for proper funding for general practice, saying the service risks collapsing if current pressures are not addressed

Citizens’ Assembly  to consider best way to fund social care

The Citizens' Assembly on Social Care, commissioned by Parliament, will work together to consider the best way to fund adult social care.

Great opportunity to use technology in nursing

NHS Digital's Chief Nurse says there is a great opportunity to use technology to accelerate the contribution community nurses make to patient care.

EPR link has gone live in UK first

A project which links the EPR systems at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live.

NHS Bursary to continue in Wales

Vaughan Gething has confirmed the NHS bursary will be extended in Wales for students starting their studies in September 2019.

New measures for children living with alcoholic parents

New plans to provide children living with alcoholic parents fast access to support has been announced by Jeremy Hunt.

Rise in sexual assaults on ambulance staff

The number of frontline ambulance staff being sexually assaulted at work has almost trebled in the last five years.

 Health Business Features

Transforming healthcare through cloud technology

Tas Hind looks at the role of cloud computing in helping to revolutionise the use of technology in healthcare

CQUIN 1B – The future of hospital catering

With various iterations of the CQUIN 1B guidelines being announced over the last few years, it’s not surprising that many find them daunting and confusing, says David King

Improving the patient waiting experience

Embracing a design-led approach can really improve outcomes for staff and patients in hospitals across the country, says the Design Council

The NICE way of supporting health and social care

With the pressures the NHS and social care are facing, partnership working is vital, writes NICE's Nicola Bent

PEPPOL – a single, digital market

Ed Palferman explains how PEPPOL can simplify business and can reduce costs for the healthcare system

Catering for a healthy environment

Adrian Roper discusses how to help NHS trusts create a better food experience and support a health-promoting environment through shared learning

Technology to cut missed appointments

The patient communications technology framework can help reduce the almost £1 billion cost to the NHS wasted on ‘Did Not Attends’, says Peter Akid

Managing waste in the NHS needs a strategic approach

Edward James discusses some of the waste challenges being faced in the NHS, and the ways LPP is helping organisations to overcome them

 Health Sector Events

15/05/2018 to 16/05/2018

‘The leading UK event focusing on the design of mental health facilities’

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.

Event Diary

‘The leading UK event focusing on the design of mental health facilities’