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.
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?
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.
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.
LaingBuisson has published the first edition of its new ‘Healthcare Construction 2017-2021’ market report.