The Care Quality Commission has fined the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust a total of £16,250 as it was found to have breached the duty of candour – which requires providers to be honest with patients and their families when incidents occur.
New research by the Stroke Association has revealed that an extremely high number of stroke survivors – more than one million in the UK – live in constant fear of having another stroke.
The importance of nutrition to the integrated care debate report calls for nutrition and the management of malnutrition to be recognised and implemented as an integral part of care pathways within integrated systems of care.
Accountable Care Journal Editor Daniel Male took a trip to Manchester for Conservative Party Conference 2019, here he shares his thoughts about what the party said on healthcare.
The Labour Party have sought to overcome turbulence over its divisive Brexit party by setting out radical health proposals at its 2019 conference, writes David Duffy, Deputy Editor of Accountable Care Journal.
A Conservative Party Conference without the press release “we are the party of the NHS” is like a reception without the warm white wine. Unheard of at Manchester conference, says Ben Howlett, Managing Director at Public Policy Projects.
A new report from Eli Lilly, in partnership with Public Policy Projects, calls on industry, academia and the NHS to do more to foster collaboration to ensure the UK maintains its global leadership position at the forefront of medicine research and discovery.
Scarlett Windmill-Last, ACJ Legal Correspondent, looks at the landmark American case leaving a long-lasting impact upon healthcare manufacturers across the globe.
There are currently 1.3 million people living with bipolar disorder in the UK, 70,000 of whom, it is estimated, will commit suicide. What needs to be done to protect these individuals and ensure better service is provided? Simon Kitchen, Chief Executive of Bipolar UK, offers his insight.
For system reform to be successful, the NHS needs to support integrated care implementation with investment in Health Information Technology (HIT). However, health leaders shouldn’t assume a single, fully-integrated, expensive solution is best, says Jason Helgerson, taking lessons from New York.
Rare diseases are often complex multisystem disorders that require input from a wide range of healthcare professionals to ensure they are optimally managed including reaching the correct diagnosis. In Birmingham, a new Centre is changing the ways in which rare diseases are managed.
Christopher King MRICS, Senior Strategic Asset Manager at NHS Property Services, on NHS Open Space, a new initiative that is helping transform the NHS estate.