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Social care reform needed within a year

Sir Simon Stevens has revealed that plans to adequately fund the social care sector need to be in place within a year.

Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra cancer deaths

Delays to cancer diagnosis and treatment due to coronavirus could cause up to 35,000 excess deaths in the UK within a year.

NHS to launch coronavirus rehab service

Tens of thousands of people who are suffering long-term effects of coronavirus will benefit from a new on-demand recovery service.

NHS to help St John Ambulance recruit and train more cadets

The NHS and St John Ambulance are to collaborate for the NHS’ anniversary to recruit and train thousands of ‘NHS cadets’.

Video GP appointments surge during lockdown

NHS figures show that the number of GP appointments over the phone or via video call have surged during lockdown.

Pressure on NHS staff may get worse, says RCP

The RCP has issued a warning that pressure on NHS staff may get worse before it gets better as the impact of coronavirus continues to be felt.

 Health Business Features

Technology has proven its worth, let’s now give it a chance

Barbara Harpham looks at how technology holds the key to a new, more efficient, post-pandemic healthcare system

Health digitisation means we need a privacy-first approach

Paul Dodds discusses how leveraging technology within healthcare facilities to deal with the current pandemic doesn’t need to invade privacy

Four steps to going more virtual in outpatients

Amanda Grantham and Nishant Mudgal discuss the current need to embrace virtual in outpatient services

#BelongtoSomething - recruitment and social media

Peter Riches explains why a growing number of NHS trusts are turning to social media to ease their recruitment woes

Portable building companies supporting the health sector

The MPBA's Jackie Maginnis describes how her members are supporting NHS trusts and healthcare providers to increase capacity amid Covid-19

Reliable indoor mobile coverage during lockdown

Colin Abrey explains why uninterrupted 4G coverage in public sector buildings and other pop up facilities cannot wait

 Health Sector Events

06/10/2020 to 07/10/2020

Following the 2017 Naylor Report into NHS estates, it has been estimated that estate upkeep costs have reached approximately £10bn in annual fundin

Event Diary

Following the 2017 Naylor Report into NHS estates, it has been estimated that estate upkeep costs have reached approximately £10bn in annual funding for 2019/2020.

More recently, ERIC (Estates Returns Information Collection) data collection has contained some deeply alarming news about the condition of NHS buildings and equipment.

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