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Refugees being supported into NHS roles

Refugees are being supported into NHS roles as millions of pounds of new funding is helping low-income countries train healthcare staff.

Social care funding needed to tackle NHS backlog

NHS Confederation and the LGA are calling on the Chancellor to use the Spending Review to provide genuinely new money for social care.

Johnson issues vaccine call to arms ahead of winter

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has issued a call to arms ahead of winter, urging everyone over 50 to get their booster jabs when they get the call.

£10 million to avoid hospital care in Scotland

The Scottish Government is investing an additional £10 million to help patients avoid a hospital stay and to prevent delayed discharge for inpatients.

Another two million invited for vital booster jab

The NHS is sending out two million more invitations this week to people who are eligible for their booster vaccine ahead of winter.

Mental health struggles for millions due to pandemic

The Royal College of Psychiatrists says that significant investment is needed to respond to the mental ill health rise expected as a direct result of the pandemic.

Almost £6bn expected to tackle record NHS waiting list

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce almost £6 billion to tackle England’s record NHS waiting list.

Lawson returns to lead the NHS vaccination programme

Amanda Pritchard has announced that Dr Emily Lawson is returning to lead the NHS Covid vaccination programme.

 Health Business Features

MedTech leaders and the shift from hospital to home

James Feindt, Marck Aghnatios and Alistair Fleming look at the opportunities of migrating care from hospital to the home environment, as well as the challenges it creates

A route into volunteering through first aid

A new SJA NHS Cadets partnership will provide teenagers with first aid training and volunteering opportunities in the NHS

Providing a rapid and agile construction solution

Jackie Maginnis discusses how Modern Methods of Construction are responding to help provide a rapid and agile solution

Need NHS treatment? You’re better off up North!

Analysis of NHS England data by the Medical Technology Group reveals huge regional variation in patients receiving treatment

Saving food waste one NHS trust at a time

NHS Supply Chain has worked with Bolton NHS Foundation Trust to help reduce food waste at ward-level to just six per cent annually

Strategic review needed to secure future of healthcare workforce

We should remain focused on the likelihood that worker shortages in health and social care will get worse before they get better, writes Yerin Seo

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