25th Nov 2014
In a bid to encourage people to donate blood, NHS Blood and Transplant has enabled users to log-on using their social media credentials.e-Health Insider
The NHS is proposing passing the responsibility for dialysis to CCGs and will not be charging patients for it.Full Fact
Google Glass may have faced a public backlash, but there could be a future for the new technology in healthcare.Healthcare IT
UK scientists have identified a weak spot in for brain for Alzheimer's and schizophrenia.BBC News
Silver Line helpline has been flooded with calls about loneliness in its first year.BBC News
24th Nov 2014
A US study suggests suicide risk is reduced with talk therapy sessions.
Three Liverpool trusts have released £70m EPR tender.e-Health Insider
On Tuesday 14 October, the YoungMinds Parents Say team took part in the annual national CYP IAPT conference in London.Young Minds
Colchester has revised its forecast for 2014/15.Health Service Journal
As part of a pay dispute NHS staff are staging four-hour strikes in England and Northern Ireland.BBC News
CQC has admitted making thousands of errors in its handling of safeguarding worries.Health Service Journal
An observational study by Lavelle et al examined non-verbal behaviours of psychiatrists and their patients.Mental Elf
21st Nov 2014
The CQC has ranked almost all mental health trusts in England for risk of poor care.
Clinical trials found Avastin is safe and effective for elderly people losing their sight.
Press Release relating to: NHS Employers
Following resignation of Mark Newbold, Heart of England Foundation Trust has announced Andrew Catto will take over as interim chief executive.Health Service Journal
Royal Bournemouth Hospital are threatening to take legal action to evict elderly patients whose family refuse to take them home.The Independent
The Perinatal Institute is piloting MiApp, based on work with Patients Know Best.e-Health Insider
Research into lifestyle changes instead of drugs for cognitive impairment and mental health.Mental Elf
Chief executive of NHS England has warned of a 'incredibly tough' year for the NHS next year.Health Service Journal