Is the NHS in trouble this winter? It is well known that the NHS faces increased pressure over the winter months as the temperature drops and colder weather takes its toll. To monitor this, the NHS publishes weekly performance statistics.
Leading healthcare messaging service MJOG is spearheading a trailblazing partnership scheme aimed at improving access to doctors for hundreds of thousands of patients.
High Court intervenes and grants injunctions in two separate cases involving cardiologists where the employing Trust in one case had imposed continuing restrictions on practice following an investigation and in the other case, fully excluded a Professor of Cardiac Surgery, writes Jacqui Atkinson.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, on turning the organisation around and her plans for the Nursing and Midwifery Council
A new briefing from leading think tanks highlights the alarming risks created by shortages in the healthcare workforce which could reach up to 250,000 by 2030. So what does this mean for the aims and ambitions of the forthcoming NHS Long Term Plan?
A new study from Public Health England has revealed that 1 in 4 hospitals and 1 in 3 GP practices in the UK are in areas that exceed safe levels of air pollution, according to World Health Organisation guidance.
On 17 October 2018, the High Court refused to lift the automatic suspension which has precluded NHS Surrey Downs CCG from awarding an Integration Contract to its preferred provider following a legal challenge under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Tim Elwell-Sutton, Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Health Foundation, offers his insight on the impact of the social determinants of health, the cost of health inequalities and why, most crucially, it makes sense to invest in boosting health outcomes.
New guidance has been issued for the NHS to help doctors, nurses and other staff use instant messaging safely to coordinate patients’ care during emergencies.
Clinical professionals will be used to looking out for and making appropriate referrals when they spot signs of child abuse and neglect. Naomi De Silva, Solicitor at Browne Jacobson, focusses on what medical professionals should do if allegations are made against them.
Deprivation of liberty and the application of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has been a huge challenge for the health and care sector, especially since the Cheshire West Supreme Court judgment in 2014, writes Ben Troke, Partner at Browne Jacobson.
A new report commsissioned by 36 health and social care organisations reveals that the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition period.