A new report by the Health Foundation highlights that NHS staff numbers are failing to keep pace with demand and that there is ongoing deterioration in workforce numbers in critical areas such as primary and community care, nursing and mental health.
Nuffield Health and The British Psychological Society join forces to develop best practice for supporting physical and emotional health
It is hard to overstate the importance of the Mental Health Act for individuals who, in the midst of their deepest despair and vulnerability, have their liberty taken away from them. It's time we all worked together to make the recommendations a reality.
For too long mental health has been considered secondary to physical health and seen as the elephant in the room for many people in the UK.
John Rayner, Regional Director, HIMSS Analytics for Europe and Latin America, discusses the digital future for patient records with Accountable Care Journal
Nine councils in England have been awarded extra funding for digitisation from NHS Digital and the Local Government Association (LGA) as up to £700,000 has been made available to support projects.
Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics for Child Health (RCPHC), has responded to the government’s consultation on energy drinks, urging them to ban the sale of sugary drinks for under 16’s.
Mills & Reeve respond to Professor Sir Simon Wessely’s initial call for evidence as he undertakes his review of the Mental Health Act 1983, looking at a range of options for reforming the MHA, from large-scale changes to more specific amendments.
Pratik Patel BDS, Principal Dentist, Educational Supervisor with Health Education England and Co-Chair of Brent and Harrow Local Dental Committee, looks at Improving oral health for older people in care homes in Brent and Harrow.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is travelling to China to highlight the importance of healthcare collaboration in developing innovative digital health solutions.
Secondary schools across England are being asked to volunteer to take part in a statistical survey that will act as a barometer for young people’s alcohol, nicotine and drug use.