The impact of the government’s drug pricing deal on patient access to new medicines has been thrown into confusion after a pharmaceutical company’s appeal against the decision to ban routine NHS funding of one of its drugs was upheld.
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The most advanced academic health science networks should play a greater strategic role in service reconfigurations, leading AHSN figures have said.
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has apologised to local GPs after ‘a significant number of problems’ with the implementation of its new electronic records system.
Next year’s Patient Safety Awards will provide the climax of the annual Patient Safety Congress, due to held in Birmingham on 7-8 July.
Government plans for closer working between the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry will make the new generation of precision medicines more affordable for the NHS, the minister for life sciences has said.
Kate Granger, the consultant geriatrician and inspirational campaigner for patient compassion, has received a special recognition award at the 2014 HSJ Awards.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre’s director of information and analytics is leaving the organisation, HSJ has learned.
The health secretary has pinpointed the areas where the NHS could save £10bn to help close a looming financial gap in the health service
Wide ranging proposals aimed at making the NHS fully digital by 2020, including new regulatory powers and allowing patients to write in their care records from 2018, have been revealed
Patients will be able to add comments into their care records from March 2018 under new plans to make the NHS fully digital by 2020
NHS England’s information director has acknowledged trusts will need ‘incentives’ as well as ‘consequences’ to encourage them to hit new national standards for information technology
The UK consultancy arm of GE Healthcare, one the world’s largest health technology firms, has acquired governance consultants Foresight Partnership
Primary care has only reached the ‘foothills’ of transformation, Mike Bewick has said during an interview in which he predicts a “steeper fall” in the number of individual GP practices
Hospital trusts ‘need’ chief information officers on their boards and should treat IT as a leadership function instead of a back office one, Will Cavendish has said
Over a third of the flagship £100m nursing technology fund has been held back, with the Department of Health declining to confirm a new date for its release
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A project in London has developed a model for diagnosing and treating the mental health co-morbidities of diabetes. Steven Reid explains
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Three CCGs saved £10.5m and improved patient outcomes
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