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NHS Employers welcomes the GMC's report showing greater priority on reporting concerns

29th September 2011

Dean Royles, director of the NHS Employers organisation, welcomes today's publication by the General Medical Council called 'Research into Fitness to Practise referrals'. He said: "It is encouraging that the General Medical Council recognises ...

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Tackling the global clean air challenge

27th September 2011

In many cities air pollution is reaching levels that threaten people's health according to an unprecedented compilation of air quality data released by WHO. The information includes data from nearly 1100 cities across 91 countries, including capital cities and cities ...

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Government's Payment by Results plans are dependent on better data

22nd September 2011

The NHS needs to improve the quality of its data if the government is to expand its payment by results (PbR) system, the Audit Commission said today. In its annual report looking at the PbR data assurance programme, the Commission says the data used to info...

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NHS Employers launches major flu vaccination campaign to protect patients and services as winter draws in

22nd September 2011

The NHS is taking action to reduce the impact of seasonal flu on its patients and its services. Employers, unions(1) and the government today (22 September) join forces to launch the first ever national flu vaccination campaign for NHS workers. It fol...

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Growing pay costs threaten NHS efforts to maintain quality and workforce numbers, says submission to pay review body

21st September 2011

Growing financial pressures are leaving employers increasingly concerned about the cost of the present national pay and conditions. Restraining pay bill costs will be essential to minimise potential job losses and protect patient services. This is according to evidence submi...

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NAT welcomes Time to Test

20th September 2011

The report confirms for the first time that routine, ‘opt-out’ HIV testing is “feasible, acceptable and effective” in a wide range of healthcare and community settings.  If implemented, it would see an HIV test offered to everyone signing up to prima...

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Toughbooks Help To Revolutionise The Recording Of Patient Information For East Midlands Ambulance Service

19th September 2011

Panasonic Toughbooks are helping to revolutionise the way East Midlands Ambulance Service crews record patient information whilst on the road, improving patient care and driving efficiencies to create millions of pounds of savings for the NHS. In October 201...

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WHO maps noncommunicable disease trends in all countries

15th September 2011

A new WHO report features information about the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) situation in 193 countries, as global leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases in New York, 19-20 September 2011. "This r...

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Ultralase launches world-first Twitter eyesight mash-up

12th September 2011

A pioneering research project which will reveal the state of the nation’s eyesight launches today using the social media channel Twitter to plot people’s eye prescriptions. The Twittervision study, commissioned by vision correction specialist Ultralase,...

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HIV charities welcome the lifting of lifetime ban on gay men donating blood

12th September 2011

The government announced today that the rules on gay men* donating blood will change from a lifetime ban to a 12 month deferral period.  This decision follows a review of the current policies around exclusion and deferral from blood donation by the Advisory Commi...

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Pancreatic Cancer UK launch Campaign For Hope

12th September 2011

Outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients in the UK fall well below acceptable levels according to Pancreatic Cancer UK's Study for Survival.  The study is the UK's first comprehensive review of pancreatic cancer, and draws on the experience of over 1,000 ...

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Pioneering Easy Read health resources launched for people with learning disabilities

8th September 2011

PRODIGY has launched a new set of materials on a range of health topics that are particularly relevant to the health of people with learning disabilities [http://prodig...

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Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Go Live with Ascribe’s Emergency Department Clinical solution

7th September 2011

Ascribe has announced today the ‘Go Live’ of the Ascribe Symphony Emergency Department (“ED”) Clinical Solution at Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.  Ascribe’s ED solution is an Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system designed to im...

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Disorder of brain worse than thought

5th September 2011

A major landmark study released today by the European College ofNeuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) sheds new light on the state of Europe’s mentaland neurological health. The study finds reveal that mental disorders have becomeEurope’s largest health...

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Health crisis for Britain's middle-aged

5th September 2011

British middle-aged fare worst in the world for health 45-54 year olds suffer worse physical and mental health than all other generations Middle-aged Britons are experiencing a mid-life health crisis, according to new res...

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