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.
Many Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff are victims of bullying and harassment in the workplace. These effects can impact on the organisation’s productivity when staff are excluded, marginalised, stressed, angry, scared or disengaged.
Evergreen Life, Manchester-based personal health record service provider, is now connected to the three major GP systems in England, giving 55 million people access to their GP electronic medical record. Who are they and what do they do?
Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, writes on last week’s postponement of the Brexit vote. This means more uncertainty on issues such as health system supply chains, reciprocal healthcare, regulatory alignment, research programmes and public health systems.
Now a year on from former Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announcing the era of 'patient-powered health,' Evergreen Life ask patients and practices their views on patient empowerment.
To solve the NHS staffing crisis, policymakers must make the system work for the self-employed, a new report from The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) and Public Policy Projects (PPP) has said.
NHS England has announced that patients across England can now access GP appointments in the evenings and at weekends. It is expected this will allow for nine million extra appointments per year.
The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) have launched a joint publication on how adult social care and primary care can work more closely together through the primary care home (PCH) model, an established primary care network.
In October, Doctorlink held an event at the Royal Society of Medicine, entitled ‘The Practice Rethink,' bringing together GPs, practice managers, commissioners and policymakers from across the UK to discuss how the implementation of technology could advance the GP practice of the future.
The Prime Minister has allocated an extra £3.5bn of funding for primary and community care by 2023/24. While this undoubtedly comes as welcome news to this cash-strapped part of the sector, the question must be asked: What does this mean for wider healthcare policy?
The British Medical Association (BMA) has written to Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, expressing grave concerns that up to 48,500 women have not received information regarding cervical cancer screening following a system error earlier this year.
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.
New figures from NHS Digital reveal an increase in the number of prescriptions being given for diabetes. The total number of items prescribed for diabetes in England totalled 53.4 million items in 2017/18.