• Around two thirds of the half million parking spaces across the NHS in England are used by staff. If drivers were offered alternative modes of transport, this could free up spaces and reduce air pollution

  • Better accident prevention measures can help reduce the number of people who visit our hospitals and A&E departments in the first place, writes RoSPA's Adam Grinsell

  • The Health Secretary recently emphasised the importance of scanning technology in improving safety. Glen Hodgson explains the benefits of standardising this process by using GS1 barcodes

  • Neal Suchak, policy advisor at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, analyses the challenges that will face the NHS post-Brexit

  • The NHS App has started its public rollout following successful private testing with more than 3,000 patients across 30 GP practices.

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NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said he is not satisfied with how Capita has run the programme

Open culture needed to learn from deaths says CQC report

Failure to fully embrace an open, learning culture in order to learn from patient deaths may be holding NHS trusts back from making required changes, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Chief Medical Officer calls for robust trials of medicinal cannabis

Prof Dame Sally Davies calls for industry to play a leading role in funding trials

BMA Scotland raises infection control concerns

Union warns that a lack of resources aggravates the risk of hospital infections

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust parts company with chief executive

Antek Lejk is to leave the mental health trust, which was rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for a third time in November.

 Health Business Features

Around two thirds of the half million parking spaces across the NHS in England are used by staff. If drivers were offered alternative modes of transport, this could free up spaces and reduce air pollution

Better accident prevention measures can help reduce the number of people who visit our hospitals and A&E departments in the first place, writes RoSPA's Adam Grinsell

The Health Secretary recently emphasised the importance of scanning technology in improving safety. Glen Hodgson explains the benefits of standardising this process by using GS1 barcodes

Healthcare recruitment post-Brexit

Neal Suchak, policy advisor at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, analyses the challenges that will face the NHS post-Brexit

Every infection prevented helps us combat AMR

Infection prevention must be the cornerstone of our approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance, says Pat Cattini

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You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery.