The NHS Long Term Plan is a strategy to transform from the NHS from an outdated, fragmented service into a modern, sustainable, technology and data-driven one for the 21st Century. Health+Care 2019 is here to establish what needs to be done to put that plan into action on the NHS front line.
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.
The fourth edition of LaingBuisson’s Children’s Services UK Market Report has been published, covering; special education, foster care, adoption, children’s residential care, leaving care, safeguarding, guardianship and other services.
A new report from the NHS Confederation outlines the views of new NHS bosses on the required changes to leadership needed to meet the goals set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.
Surgeons are concerned that the NHS does not have a clear plan to tackle the growing backlog of patients waiting for operations, as new figures reveal more than 4.3 million stuck on hospital waiting lists.
The Health Foundation’s £1.5 million Social and Economic Value of Health in a Place Research Programme 2019 invites researchers to submit ideas for research that will generate new knowledge on the ways in which the physical and mental health of a population shapes their social and economic outcomes.
New research undertaken for CQC as part of their year-long “Declare Your Care” campaign has revealed those from a BME background are less likely than those from a non-BME background to raise concerns about the standard of care they receive, particularly regarding mental health.
Junior doctor members of the BMA will be asked to vote on proposed improvements to the junior doctor contract in England. The improvements have been negotiated between the BMA junior doctors committee, NHS Employers and the Department of Health and Social Care.
New analysis reveals the extent that prescriptions were avoided last year where patients could recover without medication, in line with 2018 guidance from the NHS.
Carers for family and friends will benefit from new government seed-funding to develop innovative means of support, Minister for Care Caroline Dinenage has announced today.
Cara Charles Banks, the head of the hospital which treated victims of the Salisbury nerve agent attacks joins nurses, psychiatrists, cancer specialists and family doctors and is among more than 30 local and national NHS workers recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours
As part of Diabetes Week 2019, NHS England in the West Midlands is raising awareness of life with diabetes by encouraging more patients to share their stories and support the national Diabetes UK campaign #SeeDiabetesDifferently.
At Croydon, we know that successful integration of health and social care is not just about the local authority working closely with the NHS, writes Tony Newman, Leader of the London Borough of Croydon. So what is being done to meet the needs of communities in South London?