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A new initiative has been launched which urges GPs to prescribe ‘lifestyle medicine’, such as dietary changes, exercise and stress management, inst

The Department of Health (DoH) has confirmed that plans to remove bursaries and introduce a loans system for pre-registration student nurses, midwives and allied health professionals are set to go ahead.

The Department of Health (DoH) has announced that three new ministers have joined the department, following the change in government.

Over 50 hospitals in England have been given the green light to miss key waiting time targets this year to help stem financial issues.

A report published by the Food Research Collaboration at City University London has called on the government to ban the sale of energy drinks to children under the age of 16.

 Health Business Features

Obesity - expensive and expansive

Lucy Turnbull, chair of the Obesity Specialist Group at the British Dietetic Association, examines the obesity crisis facing Britain and how hospitals and dietitians can best manage the issue

Combining leadership skill and management capability

Chris Lake explores why leadership and management are equally important – and why they can’t work in isolation.

Investing in staff to deliver better patient care

Clare Price-Dowd advises that investing in your staff is the only way to deliver high quality patient care

A campaign celebrating healthcare support workers in paediatric care was launched to celebrate International Children’s Day, as part of a national programme to showcase the efforts of clinical and non-clinical support in the healthcare sector.

Who will fill the NHS vacancies? Nick Bowles of APSCo examines the contributing factors to the current healthcare recruitment problems and highlights that more collaboration is key.

 Health Sector Events

29/06/2016 to 30/06/2016

Health+Care - the largest national integrated care conference, enables health and social care professionals to forge new partnerships and productive ways of working in challenging times.

20/09/2016 to 21/09/2016

Leisure Industry Week is the heartbeat of the UK leisure industry. Designed to offer delegates genuine world class education and practical business benefits with a focus on boosting physical activity levels and delivering real commercial benefits through attracting new customers and driving down operational costs.

21/09/2016 to 22/09/2016

The Emergency Services Show takes place this year at Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham from 21-22 September 2016.

26/09/2016 to 28/09/2016

This year’s ‘must attend’ infection prevention control event is Infection Prevention 2016 which will be held at the Harrogate International Centre from the 26th – 28th September 2016.

28/09/2016

The UK Health Show brings together senior healthcare professionals and decision makers for one day to help the NHS and the wider sector promote and improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

Event Diary

Health+Care - the largest national integrated care conference, enables health and social care professionals to forge new partnerships and productive ways of working in challenging times.

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