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Pressures on practices causing GPs to stop routine bookings

A Pulse survey has found that one in six GPs have had to limit appointments to ‘emergency’ patients only at some point in the last year.

NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration through joined up care

Four more areas have been given more control to improve their local services and join up NHS and social care work in their region.

System wide action needed to better manage A&E demand

The CQC says new ways of collaborating across the whole health and social care system are needed now to ensure that next winter is different.

Tax increase needed to deter ‘NHS misery’

The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation have reported that taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS.

Public campaign needed to tackle loneliness

The Royal College of GPs says that a national public campaign is needed to raise awareness of loneliness and social isolation across society.

London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures

London Ambulance Service has been taken out of special measures and has been rated as ‘good’ overall for its services.

New partnerships to speed up and improve care

New partnerships will be introduced to provide health and care staff with better and faster access to information about the person in their care.

Emergency admissions increase by almost half in a decade

The Health Foundation has argued that the number of patients admitted urgently to hospital has increased by 42 per cent.

 Health Business Features

Driving a more resource efficient economy

Jerome Baddley and Clare Topping analyse a number of waste solutions that have been widely adopted in the health sector

E-cigarettes in the NHS: What role can they play?

Misunderstanding among smokers and the general public of the dangers of e-cigarettes continues to grow, says Martin Dockrell

A window of opportunity for NHS cyber security

NHS cyber security has been given a major boost with a new multi-million-pound deal with Microsoft. Peter Dyke explains how

Making life-saving technologies more accessible

Diabetes UK is encouraging the use of technology to improve diabetes management and save the NHS vital funds. Nikki Joule explains why

Maximum value from capital spending project

How the new Construction Consultancy Services Framework is helping NHS trusts achieve maximum value from capital spending projects

Creating safe working environments

RoSPA's Karen McDonnell looks at how good management of health and safety can ward against slip, trip and fall-related injuries

The importance of well-maintained fire extinguishers

The Fire Industry Association's Robert Thilthorpe explains why you should have fire extinguishers maintained regularly

Safe and effective solutions for patients

The Association of British Healthcare Industries looks at how connected care will provide savings and improve outcomes for the NHS

 Health Sector Events


Exclusive research from the Public Sector Show 2018 takes the temperature of over 700 UK public servants, giving a picture of their views on the health of the nation’s public services.

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.

Event Diary

Exclusive research from the Public Sector Show 2018 takes the temperature of over 700 UK public servants, giving a picture of their views on the health of the nation’s public services.