Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Should we welcome plans to sell off wasted NHS land?

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

With the NHS under severe financial pressure, should we welcome plans to raise capital by selling off inefficiently used land and buildings owned by the health service? (more…)

‘Telephone first’ approach is no panacea for reducing GP workload

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

A ‘telephone first’ approach is not a panacea for reducing workload in UK general practice and there is no evidence that it saves money, finds a study in The BMJ today. (more…)

Number of patients on mixed sex wards doubles since last year

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

The number of patients suffering the indignity of staying in mixed-sex wards soared to 908 in July 2017, more than double the number in the same month last year. (more…)

Why are there over 18,000 unfilled clerical and administrative jobs in the NHS?

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

By Angela Middleton, Chairman of MiddletonMurray

Last week, I was surprised to read that the NHS staff vacancies currently top 86,000. (more…)

Charity slams JCVI decision on HPV vaccinations

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) today (19 July 2017) to deny boys a vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been condemned by a leading oral health charity. (more…)

STP relationships strengthen as NHS faces finance challenge

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Working relationships within the sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), introduced to help transform services and re-balance NHS finances, have improved significantly (more…)

Study predicts over 1.2 million people in England and Wales will be living with dementia by 2040

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

New cases falling, but overall burden will rise mainly due to people living longer (more…)

The BMJ reveals a new wave of postcode rationing as pressure on NHS finances grows

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

There has been a surge in the number of funding requests that doctors in England are being forced to make on behalf of their patients for treatments that are no longer routinely funded in their area (more…)

UK Health expenditure now at EU average with contribution from the independent sector continuing to grow

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Figures published today by leading healthcare market intelligence provider, LaingBuisson, reveal that UK healthcare spending of £185bn in 2015 continues to be dominated by government expenditure (more…)

Experts set out plan to tackle “questionable integrity” of medical evidence

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Manifesto aims to develop more trustworthy evidence to improve healthcare

A plan to tackle “serious flaws in the creation, dissemination and implementation of medical evidence(more…)

Long Term Exposure to Aircraft Noise Linked to High Blood Pressure

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Night-time noise may be particularly influential, findings suggest

Long term exposure to aircraft noise, particularly during the night, is linked to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure (more…)

LaingBuisson launches real-time B2B care home database

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Leading healthcare market intelligence provider, LaingBuisson, has today launched CareSearch (more…)

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