Weekly Newsround

In the news this week…22nd of September till 28th September 2014

Headlines… Inspection and Regulation. (NHE, 26.09.14) RCP names Future Hospital Development Sites. (NHE, 23.09.14) Toolkit will help sepsis diagnosis and treatment. (Hospital Dr, 23.09.14) Hospital pilot sites will improve care of elderly. (Hospital Dr, 23.09.14) A&E closures hurt patients and doctors. (Telegraph, 22.09.14) Other News in Brief… Politicians “have too little regard for evidence”. (Hospital […]

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In the news this week…15th of September till 21st September 2014

Headlines… Stop reorganising the NHS and invest more, says Royal College of Physicians. (Telegraph, 15.09.14) NHS needs ‘sustainable’ funding from next government – King’s Fund. (National Health Executive, 17.09.14) We bailed out the banks, we can afford to save the NHS. (The Guardian, 18.09.14) NHS England proposes new standards for congenital heart disease services. (NHS, […]

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In the news this week…6th of September till 14th September 2014

Headlines… Acute coronary syndromes. (NICE, 11.09.14) Time to tackle ‘exit block’ in A&E units. (Hospital Dr, 10.09.14) Public health funding allocations for 2015 to 2016 announced. (GOV, 09.09.14) Healthcare funds distribution unfair, audit finds. (The Guardian, 11.09.14) Weekend staff shortages are the fatal flaw at the heart of the NHS. (The Guardian, 08.09.14) Other News […]

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In the news this week…25th of August till 29th 2014

Headlines… More physician associates to be added to NHS to support doctors. ( Hospital Dr, 28.8.2014) Joint statement on the announcement of more physician associates. (RCP London, 22.8.2014) Strain on A&E as admissions at winter levels. (Herald Scotland, 29.8.2014)   Other News in Brief… New assessments for non-European nurses to be introduced. ( The Guardian, […]

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In the news this week…31st of March till 6th of April 2014

Headlines… Charge patients ‘£10 a month for using NHS’, study suggests. (The Telegraph, 31.03.2014) NHS facing biggest ever challenge, says new boss. (BBC, 01.04.2014) NHS Alliance says winter pressures are ‘a myth’. (OnMedica, 02.04.2014) SAM comment on RCPL 2012 Census of Consultant Physicians in the UK. (Society for Acute Medicine, 03.04.2014) Hospital watchdog finds ‘huge […]

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In the news this week…24th of March till 30th of March 2014

Headlines… Changes to hospital designs could reduce NHS costs. (The Scotsman, 24.03.2014) Emerging leaders: learning together to deliver future health care. (The King’s Fund, 25.03.2014) NHS urged to halve serious mistakes and save 6,000 lives. (BBC, 26.03.2014) Doctors often ignore NHS data on patient experience. (OnMedica, 27.03.2014) NHS England published new data on the progress […]

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In the news this week…17th of March till 23rd of March 2014

Headlines… Thousands of NHS staff rehired after being made redundant, ministers admit. (The Guardian, 17.03.2014) Thousands of hospital patients being moved at night. (The Telegraph, 18.03.2014) Death is ‘core business’ of Scottish hospitals, university study finds. (BBC, 19.03.2014) NHS complaints system far too complex, says watchdog. (OnMedica, 20.03.2014) Patients referred for ‘needless’ operations. (The Scotsman, […]

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In the news this week…10th of March till 16th of March 2014

In the news this week…10th of March till 16th of March 2014

Headlines… Health managers call for an end to ‘sticking plaster solutions’. (OnMedica, 10.03.2014) ‘Worrying shortage of senior NHS nurses’. (BBC, 11.03.2014) Scottish Government ‘to take on tobacco firms’. (The Scotsman, 12.03.2014) A 1% pay rise – but not for staff on progression pay. (National Health Executive, 13.03.2014) ‘Early access’ drugs scheme launched for severely ill. […]

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In the news this week…3rd of March till 9th of March 2014

In the news this week…3rd of March till 9th of March 2014

Headlines… Thousands pledge to ‘do something different’ for NHS. (BBC, 03.03.2014) Health service is ‘unsustainable’, NHS director warns. (The Telegraph, 04.03.2014) Consultants’ experience needs to be better recognised. (OnMedica, 05.03.2014) Ageing society means ‘fundamental shift’ in healthcare delivery. (National Health Executive, 06.03.2014) Patients should be told when mistakes are made, senior doctors say. (The Guardian, […]

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In the news this week…24th of February till 2nd of March 2014

In the news this week…24th of February till 2nd of March 2014

Headlines… NHS records ‘sold to insurers’. (HSJ, 24.02.2014) Outgoing President’s, Dr Neil Dewhurst, Statement on the NHS. (RCPE, 25.02.2014) Stafford Hospital: Health Secretary Hunt agrees to dissolve trust. (BBC, 26.02.2014) Stethoscopes ‘more contaminated’ than doctors’ hands. (ITV, 27.02.2014) Patients need to have control over their own information if care.data is to work. (Guardian Professional, 28.02.2014)

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In the news this week…17th of February until 23rd of February 2014

Headlines… New chief urges rethink on workload of junior doctors. (The Herald, 17.02.2014) Paracetamol given reprieve in NICE arthritis guidance. (Nursing Times, 18.02.2014) Scotland bucks UK drink-related death trend. (BBC, 19.02.2014) Combating the dual burden: therapeutic targeting of common pathways in obesity and type 2 diabetes. (The Lancet, 20.02.2014) Patient data fears ‘scaremongering’. (OnMedica, 21.02.2014) […]

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In the news this week…10th of February till 16th of February 2014

Headlines… Car smoking: MPs support ban when children present. (BBC, 10.02.2014) NHS has to adapt to survive, says chief executive. (The Telegraph, 11.02.2014) Thousands more could be offered statins. (NICE, 12.02.2014) Symptoms of lunch disease frequently overlooked, study finds. (The Guardian, 13.02.2014) Ex-M&S boss to advise NHS managers. (BBC, 14.02.2014) Other News in Brief… Effects […]

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In the news this week…3rd of February till 9th of February 2014

Headlines… Workplace drug and alcohol problems growing concern. (OnMedica, 03.02.2014) Giant patient records database ‘should be delayed’. (BBC, 04.02.2014) Staffing has improved since Francis, claims Hunt. (OnMedica, 05.02.2014) Police will have ‘backdoor’ access to health records despite opt-out, says MP. (The Guardian, 06.02.2014) Health experts urge MPs to back car smoking ban. (BBC, 07.02.2014) Other […]

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In the news this week…20th of January till 26th of January 2014

Headlines… We must stop searching for heroes and villains in the NHS. (Guardian Professional, 20.01.2014) Society for Acute Medicine response to 2014/2014 National Tariff Payment System. (SAM, 21.01.2014) Safe staff levels ‘should apply to NHS and care sector’. (BBC, 22.01.2014) One in four hospitals records false waiting times. (The Telegraph, 23.01.2014) Let’s not overlook what […]

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In the news this week…13th of January till 19th of January 2014

Headlines… Obesity crisis: Future projections ‘underestimated’. (BBC, 13.01.2014) Sharp rise in spending on A&E locum doctors. (BBC, 14.01.2014) Empowered and engaged NHS staff will provide better care. (Guardian Professional, 15.01.2014) Welsh health service needs ‘radical’ overhaul. (OnMedica, 16.01.2014) How big data could be used to predict a patient’s future. (Guardian Professional, 17.01.2014) Other News in […]

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In the news this week…6th of January till 12th of January 2014

Headlines… Leaflet drop across England on new patient data sharing plan. (National Health Executive, 06.01.2014) A&E: some patients visit units 50 times a year. (BBC, 07.01.2014) UK government allowed alcohol industry to kill minimum unit price. (Information Daily, 08.01.2014) Lack of A&E causes ‘major incident’ at Belfast hospital. (Information Daily, 09.01.2014) “Revalidation is failing to […]

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