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National leaders want to expand the use of patient-initiated follow-up appointments on an “industrial scale” – in a bid to reduce the number of “pointless reviews” and give patients more control over their care.
More research is needed on the impact of the absence and presence of patients’ visitors on staff, patients, and relatives and friends, write Annie Laverty, Helen Lackenby and Don Redding
Sir Jim Mackey has been brought in by NHS England to advise on elective recovery, it was announced today.
Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.
The BHRUT Academy of Surgery is an innovative training pathway to attract non-training doctors wishing to pursue a surgical career. The surgical directorate offers a two-year structured educational programme with an associated fully funded MSc in our “Academy of Surgery”. This was designed to recruit, train and retain junior doctors ...
Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the next NHS England chief executive.
An NHS agency has stepped in, as a company owned by collapsed finance firm Greensill that offered pay advances to more than 10,000 NHS staff has also gone into administration.
One of England’s top NHS trusts is suing a major construction firm for £100m in a bitter legal dispute after significant structural defects were identified in its ‘pioneering’ new hospital, HSJ can reveal.
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by senior correspondent, Sharon Brennan.
NHS trust chief executives have told HSJ they need more clarity the Pfizer-BioNTech covid vaccine is safe to reassure their worried staff.
Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The new Recovery Watch newsletter tracks prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.
The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months
The Acute Home Visiting Service is a responsive and effective home visiting service for patients that prevents them attending accident and emergency and relieves GP workload.
A joint director employed by a foundation trust and local authority has been put on ‘extended leave’ by the council, after warning elected members about alleged wrongdoing.
Annie Laverty summarises seven core needs of staff that emerged during the coronavirus pandemic
Judges have thrown out an appeal by HMRC over £14m claimed by the NHS in a case described as “highly unusual”.
Trusts have begun scrapping staff car parking charges — and others are being called on to do so — while they tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
The quality and safety of patient care the system delivers depends on the wellbeing, morale and sustainability of frontline staff members. By Gordon Forbes