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Rise in under-19s being treated by mental health services

New NHS figures have revealed that nearly 400,000 children and young people in England are being treated for mental health problems each year.

New electronic patient record software in Leeds

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is set to become England's first NHS mental health provider to adopt CareDirector software.

Over 200,000 patients waiting over six months for treatment

The number of patients waiting longer than six months to start planned NHS hospital treatment has now exceeded 200,000.

RCS finds almost 9,000 fax machines owned by hospitals

The NHS has been criticised for its reliance on outdated and ‘archaic’ technology as it is revealed that hospital trusts own almost 9,000 fax machi

Student nurse funding must be addressed

With nursing degree applications falling, the Royal College of Nursing has urged ministers to adequately address student funding.

New Legal Services Framework launched by NHS SBS

NHS SBS has re-launched its Legal Services Framework, which is expected to save the public sector around half a million pounds in the next four years.

New guidance to help trusts learn from deaths

The NHS has published guidance to help trusts work with bereaved families and carers.

Dye to be used in initial surgery for brain tumours

NICE has said that a chemical dye should be used in initial surgery to assist neurosurgeons in the successful removal of a brain tumour.

 Health Business Features

Lone workers – your hidden workforce

There are over six million lone workers in the UK which represents about 20 per cent of the UK workforce. They represent the ‘hidden’ workforce that is under represented in an office they rarely frequent. Nick Whiteley discusses the issue of lone worker protection

Making money work in the health and care system

Many believe that the structure of financial flows in the NHS needs to change. Joshua Walker and Emma Knowles explain why

Improving patient safety using GS1 standards

Glen Hodgson, head of Healthcare at GS1 UK, explores the growing role of barcode technology in the future of acute trusts in England

NHS 70 Interview: Royal College of Nursing

To mark the NHS 70 anniversary, HB speaks to Janet Davies, chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing, about the future of the NHS

Time for economic reform in the NHS?

While NHS funding increases are welcome, it is imperative to examine how that funding is spent, says Robert Colvile, director of the Centre for Policy Studies

The importance of NHS leadership training

What can we do to ensure people in positions of influence role model inclusive leadership, with dignity and compassion? Stephen Hart explores

NHS 70 Interview: NHS Confederation

To mark the NHS 70 anniversary, HB speaks to Niall Dickson, chief executive of NHS Confederation, about the success of the NHS

Make your funding go further by leasing high tech equipment

Leasing is extremely flexible and could be the perfect solution if much-need new equipment would otherwise be unaffordable, writes the FLA

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