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Additional resourcing of children’s health services urgently needed

The RCPCH has warned that children’s health services are facing a ‘daily struggle’ to meet standards of high quality, safe and consistent care.

Smarter NHS technology improving care

Hospitals are using smarter technology to halve the number of cardiac arrests, treat Sepsis patients faster and free up thousands of hours of for staff.

Extra £50 billion needed for NHS by 2030

The NHS will need £50 billion extra by 2030 to help cope with an increasing and ageing population and developing technology.

Health staff encouraged to sign up to disability pledge

NHS England wants more health professionals to sign up to a pledge to stop the overmedication of people with a learning disability or autism.

Preterm birth predicting app could reduce admissions

Research into a new app that can help predict if a woman is going to give birth prematurely could help reduce unnecessary hospital admissions.

Southend Trust rated as Requires Improvement

Following recent hospital inspections, the CQC has rated Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement.

More EU nurses leaving the UK

New figures have revealed that there has been a substantial increase in the number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the register.

Non-invasive prostate therapy recommended for NHS

A new treatment for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate, known as prostate artery embolisation, has been recommended for use by the NHS.

 Health Business Features

Transforming healthcare through cloud technology

Tas Hind looks at the role of cloud computing in helping to revolutionise the use of technology in healthcare

CQUIN 1B – The future of hospital catering

With various iterations of the CQUIN 1B guidelines being announced over the last few years, it’s not surprising that many find them daunting and confusing, says David King

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

 Health Sector Events

15/05/2018 to 16/05/2018

‘The leading UK event focusing on the design of mental health facilities’

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 leading UK event focusing on the design of mental health facilities’