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Medicines containing opioids for non-cancer pain will now be given stronger warnings about the risk of dependence and addiction on the patient information leaflets, MHRA has announced.

The financial offer includes a £28 million fund to support international nurses and midwives.

The Department for Health and Social Care has released its list on how Covid tests are prioritised, with acute clinical care topping the list.

PHE issues double virus warning, urges flu vaccinations

New Public Health England research suggests that people infected with both viruses between January and April were more at risk of severe illness and death.

COVID briefing: Infections see rapid rise in all age groups

Sir Patrick Vallance has warned that the UK could see 49,000 daily new cases by mid-October if coronavirus infections continue to double every seven days.

Sarah Betteley named as new New Chair for Hertfordshire PFT

Betteley will take up the post at the beginning of next year when current Chair Chris Lawrence will be stepping down.

Breast cancer patients facing lengthy delays

Over 1,500 breast cancer patients could be facing ‘extremely upsetting’ delays for reconstructive surgery of many months, possibly years.

24hr testing target being missed in majority of cases

Almost nine in 10 of all coronavirus tests in England are now taking longer than 24 hours to produce results.

 Health Business Features

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

Panel of Experts: Parking

Stewart Clure and Grahame Rose collaborate in this Panel of Experts to answer some questions on the current state of NHS parking

Panel of Experts: Pandemic Recovery

Our Panel of Experts analyse the NHS response to coronavirus, the next step in improving facilities and future working patterns to improve efficiency

Panel of Experts: Technology

We get the thoughts of Christine Walters, Ian Brewer, Ian Hazel and Ikenna Emenyonu, as part of our Technology Panel of Experts

Meeting the sustainability goals of the NHS Long Term Plan

David Powlesland asks what role does the health sector have to play in tackling the climate emergency?

 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.