Further errors in cervical screening letter scandal

An additional 3,591 women have not received information about NHS cervical cancer screening due to errors made by Capita.

Approval given for non-invasive MRI scans

The NICE has backed MRI scanners as cost-effective and approved their use for detecting prostate cancer on the NHS.

Lack of cyber security expertise within the NHS

A new survey of NHS trusts has revealed a large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across the NHS.

NHS Executive Group to boost senior leadership

As part of ongoing closer working arrangements, NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced a new joint senior leadership team.

Majority of maternity providers using digital tech well

The majority of maternity providers are making a good start at using digital technology, according to a new report.

Poll finds hiring needs at highest levels for seven years

The number of applicants for UK jobs from the EU has ‘dropped off a cliff edge’, according to a new poll of industry employers.

Staff shortages severely affecting home care services

Squeezed funding and staff shortages are severely affecting home care services in some areas of England, finds a new report.

New scheme to inspire pupils to consider NHS career

The 'Step Into the NHS' programme is now being rolled-out nationally and is open to all primary schools across England.

Review requested into over-prescribing in the NHS

Matt Hancock has ordered a review into overprescribing in the NHS to ensure that patients are receiving the most appropriate treatment.

BBC reports asbestos in nine out of 10 hospitals

The BBC has found that nine out of 10 NHS trusts responding to an inquiry report that they have hospitals containing asbestos.

Fax machines to be banned on NHS

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020.

Specialist nurses and paramedics to respond together

Thousands of Londoners experiencing a mental health crisis will be sent a specialist nurse and a paramedic in a car on blue lights.

£1 billion for 75 projects to upgrade NHS services

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that £963 million of extra funding is being given to 75 health facility projects across England.

Barriers to nursing apprenticeships need tearing down

Nursing degree apprenticeships as a sustainable route into the profession will forever be a mirage unless barriers to delivery are torn down, says new report.

Mental health care to transform thanks to reforms

The government is accepting two recommendations to modernise the Mental Health Act, allowing patients to express their preferences for care.

Health Business Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Health Business Awards have been announced, following a dinner and awards ceremony at London’s Grange Hotel.

Ministers and NHS England disagreeing on targets

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens is fighting against government demands for specific improvements in the service.

Review announced to improve the lives of autistic children

A new government review into services and support for autistic people will inform the new Joint Adults and Children Autism Strategy.

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