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11 new integrated care systems confirmed by NHS England

Sir Simon Stevens has confirmed that 11 more parts of the country will be formally designated integrated care systems from 1 April 2021.

UK surpasses 60,000 deaths from coronavirus

Official figures show that more than 60,000 people in the UK have now died within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.

Proposals for new hospitals to be delivered more speedily

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced unprecedented reforms to speed up the delivery hospitals and other NHS buildings.

The proportion of contacts reached by the NHS Test and Trace service has increased from 60.5 per cent to 72.5 per cent.

The government has opened a new walk-through coronavirus testing centre at Bruce House Car Park in Arbroath, Scoltnad, which is easily accessible for people without a car.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published an interim report from its review into the application of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scotland’s first community testing site for people without symptoms to get tested for Covid-19 has opened in Johnstone, Renfrewshire.

The revised guidance sets out the baseline for visiting hospitals in Wales during the pandemic, but allows health boards, trusts and hospices to have more flexibility to depart from the guidance.

 Health Business Features

Recognising excellence in the National Health Service

The 2020 Health Business Awards will take place on 10 December, online, where the winners and commended entries will be revealed

Time to seize  the economic potential of the HIP

Christian Norris and Louise Northrop discuss the scale of the Health Infrastructure Plan’s economic benefit and the need for further acceleration

The health and social care workforce post-Brexit

Neal Suchak discusses the challenges facing the health and social care sector after the 1 January 2021

Point-of-care scanning just makes sound business sense

Glen Hodgson discusses some of the recent Scan4Safety findings as well as why point-of-care scanning will improve patient safety for years to come

The role of a CCS Strategic Business Manager

Lucy Flint outlines how Strategic Business Managers can really add value to a procurement agreement within the NHS

Championing innovation in infection control

Ceris Burns shares how the virtual Cleaning Interactive event, which champions innovation, is tailor-made for health sector decision makers