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Welsh A&E performance worst on record

New statistics have shown that the percentage waiting more than 12 hours in A&E in Wales is at its highest level.

‘High risk’ of cyber attack for St Helens CCG

Healthcare services in St Helens face a ‘high risk’ of threat from cyber attacks, as the CCG looks to strengthen its cyber resilience.

NHS pay rise to be considered in Wales

Following the pay rise agreement for nurses in England, NHS managers and unions will meet the Welsh government to discuss a similar pay arrangement

Stop offering ineffective back care treatments

A new series of papers has suggested that too often patients are let down by the treatment they are offered for lower back pain.

Violent acts against paramedics warrant top punishment

Authorities should take the toughest possible action those who subject ambulance staff to violent acts or abuse while on duty.

Hospital passport for Newcastle patients with learning disabilities

Nurses at the Great North Children’s Hospital have created a hospital passport for young people with learning disabilities to improve their journey through hospital.

NHS failing patients with mental health problems

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has claimed that patients with mental health conditions are being badly let down by the NHS.

Princess Alexandra to come out of special measures

The CQC has recommended that The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust exits special measures following a number of improvements at the trust.

 Health Business Features

Improving the patient waiting experience

Embracing a design-led approach can really improve outcomes for staff and patients in hospitals across the country, says the Design Council

The NICE way of supporting health and social care

With the pressures the NHS and social care are facing, partnership working is vital, writes NICE's Nicola Bent

PEPPOL – a single, digital market

Ed Palferman explains how PEPPOL can simplify business and can reduce costs for the healthcare system

Catering for a healthy environment

Adrian Roper discusses how to help NHS trusts create a better food experience and support a health-promoting environment through shared learning

Technology to cut missed appointments

The patient communications technology framework can help reduce the almost £1 billion cost to the NHS wasted on ‘Did Not Attends’, says Peter Akid

Managing waste in the NHS needs a strategic approach

Edward James discusses some of the waste challenges being faced in the NHS, and the ways LPP is helping organisations to overcome them

NHS finance staff face twin challenges

Emma Knowles explains why the finance profession has a major part to play in providing the right financial platform for service delivery and transformation

Collaborative working for IAPT service access

Professor Gillian Leng looks at the importance of assessing technologies for psychological therapies and mental health treatment

 Health Sector Events

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.

Event Diary

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

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