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GPs should avoid antibiotics for ear infections

New NICE guidance is urging GPs to manage most common ear infections with pain relief rather than antibiotics.

Patient safety at risk due to trainee recruitment crisis

Analysis by the BMA has found that training places across three in four medical specialties were unfilled last year.

10,000 EU workers have quit NHS since Brexit

According to new figures, approximately 10,000 EU nationals have quit the NHS since the Brexit referendum.

Papworth Hospital granted royal title

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen.

High increase in mental health staff stress leave

The number of NHS mental health staff who have taken sick leave as a result of mental health issues has risen by 22 per cent in the past five years

West Midlands urges for winter fund release

West Midlands council leaders have urged Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to release funds for essential social care services ahead of winter.

Support move towards accountable care structures

NHS Providers will provide support for NHS trusts as they move to accountable care structures that deliver more integrated care for the public.

Stoptober campaign encourages e-cigarette use

Despite health leaders ignoring the topic, the annual Stoptober campaign is embracing the use of e-cigarettes as a way to stop people smoking.

 Health Business Features

Recruitment in the mental health sector

Neal Suchak analyses the workforce challenges facing the NHS in the provision of mental health services

How can GPs get the IT they need?

Technology can help general practice to meet the pressures on it. However this this will take scale, funds and skills, say Dr Neil Paul

Saving money through FM services

Peter Akid describes how the newly-launched Hard Facilities Management framework provides access to a huge range of essential goods and services

Setting a standard in sustainability

The HB sustainability Top 10 recognises progress towards sustainability through the smarter use of energy, transport and waste management

Silver lining in war against superbugs

Dr. Michail Karavolos explains how to reduce HCAIs through more innovative property and estate solutions

Innovation and productive partnerships in asset management

Healthcare Estates aims to tackle key topics in three streams: strategy and leadership; engineering and facilities management; and planning, design and construction.

Building trust in healthcare information

Lyn Whitfield and Dr Alan Hassey look over the government's response to the third Caldicott report ahead of the UK Health Show

Reduce incidents of harm to NHS staff

Health workers face a variety of threats to their safety on a regular basis. Bob Street examines how the risks can be managed

 Health Sector Events

27/09/2017

The UK Health Show sees over 4000 senior healthcare IT professionals gather to network with colleagues, engage with suppliers and learn from best practice case studies in order to improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

31/10/2017 to 01/11/2017

ehi LIVE is the UK's number one show for all those involved in digital health, hospital information, cyber security and healthcare innovation.

21/11/2017 to 22/11/2017

Patient First, the UK's largest patient safety event, will return to London's ExCeL on 21-22 November 2017

21/11/2017 to 22/11/2017

The Infection Prevention & Control show will help infection prevention and control professionals search for solutions to prevent infection and improve care.

14/12/2017

The Health Business Awards, now entering their ninth year, have established a reputation for showcasing the success stories in the UK health sector.

Event Diary

The UK Health Show sees over 4000 senior healthcare IT professionals gather to network with colleagues, engage with suppliers and learn from best practice case studies in order to improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

Supplier Profiles

DB Fire Safety Limited

DB Fire Safety Limited is an independent fire safety consultancy that was originally established

CK Group

CK Group have been providing specialist cleaning services to healthcare organisations for the pas