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Anxiety-related hospital admissions ‘costing £70 million’

The New Economics Foundation has warned that stress and anxiety-related hospital admissions are costing the NHS more than £70 million a year.

Dementia patients 'abandoned' by system, says charity

The Alzheimer's Society has claimed that vulnerable people struggling with dementia have been left to ‘fend for themselves’.

NHS cuts leavings nurses missing training

A new report has found that winter pressures, staff shortages and funding cuts are forcing the NHS to deny clinical training to nursing staff.

Capita outsourcing could have harmed patients

The National Audit Office has found that patients could have been put at risk of serious harm after NHS services were outsourced.

Specialist children's nurses investment needed

The government needs to invest in specialist children's nurses or risk turning back the clock on children’s health in England.

Social care reform encountering fork in the road

New analysis of funding pressures on social care services have emphasised the worrying lack of progress on social care reform in the UK.

Diabetes patients being denied a new life-changing technology

Thousands of people in the UK with diabetes are being denied new life-changing technology that could help them safely manage their condition.

Guidance to support the use of animal therapy in hospital

New RCN guidance provides evidence-based best practice criteria so that hospitals can introduce animals into the care environment.

 Health Business Features

Driving a more resource efficient economy

Jerome Baddley and Clare Topping analyse a number of waste solutions that have been widely adopted in the health sector

E-cigarettes in the NHS: What role can they play?

Misunderstanding among smokers and the general public of the dangers of e-cigarettes continues to grow, says Martin Dockrell

A window of opportunity for NHS cyber security

NHS cyber security has been given a major boost with a new multi-million-pound deal with Microsoft. Peter Dyke explains how

Making life-saving technologies more accessible

Diabetes UK is encouraging the use of technology to improve diabetes management and save the NHS vital funds. Nikki Joule explains why

Maximum value from capital spending project

How the new Construction Consultancy Services Framework is helping NHS trusts achieve maximum value from capital spending projects

Creating safe working environments

RoSPA's Karen McDonnell looks at how good management of health and safety can ward against slip, trip and fall-related injuries

The importance of well-maintained fire extinguishers

The Fire Industry Association's Robert Thilthorpe explains why you should have fire extinguishers maintained regularly

Safe and effective solutions for patients

The Association of British Healthcare Industries looks at how connected care will provide savings and improve outcomes for the NHS

 Health Sector Events

26/06/2018

Exclusive research from the Public Sector Show 2018 takes the temperature of over 700 UK public servants, giving a picture of their views on the health of the nation’s public services.

30/09/2018 to 02/10/2018

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference, Infection Prevention 2018, is now open.

14/11/2018 to 15/11/2018

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) is a free-to-attend, CPD-accredited, conference and exhibition for healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions.

Event Diary

Exclusive research from the Public Sector Show 2018 takes the temperature of over 700 UK public servants, giving a picture of their views on the health of the nation’s public services.

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Omnicell

New report released to promote best practice standards of care for the management of medication a

Gloveman Supplies Ltd

Over the past 14 years Gloveman Supplies Ltd have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of