Issue : 1999-05-27
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NICE sets timetable for appraisalsSubscription
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence still hopes to produce its first set of guidelines and appraisals this year.
Birthday conference cost IHSM dearSubscription
The Institute of Health Services Management has collapsed into the second worst deficit in its history thanks largely to last year's financially disastrous NHS 50th birthday conference, according to figures released this week.
Jenny Hope (left), midwifery manager at Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, helps Nichola Brown with her newborn son, David, and an elevating cot designed to help disabled parents care for their children. Ms Hope designed the cot in consultation with occupational therapists Mandy Whalley and Gaynor Reid after a disability audit at the hospital. It showed that access to a conventional cot can be difficult for wheelchair users or those who have difficulty reaching or lifting. Prototypes built ...
The government is being pressed to issue new guidance to health authorities and other agencies as Kosovar refugees airlifted to northern cities drift south to join family and friends.
Mystery as chief resignsSubscription
A Birmingham trust chief executive has resigned 'out of the blue' - prompting questions from unions.
Lack of detail on PFI angers MPsSubscription
13th hospital deal signedSubscription
A deal giving the go-ahead for a £67m, 347-bed hospital for Bishop Auckland, County Durham, has been signed at 10 Downing Street. It will be the 13th major hospital built under the PFI scheme.
Coventry plan is sent to DobsonSubscription
A £200m private finance initiative scheme to build a new hospital in Coventry has been referred to health secretary Frank Dobson by the community health council.
Unions furious as trust cuts nurses' pay awardSubscription
Nursing unions have been angered by a Glasgow trust's attempt to claw back part of its nurses' pay.