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WHO adopts sepsis resolution

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has adopted a resolution on sepsis which makes the condition a global priority for policy makers and healthcare authorities.

Child stroke guidance issued by health professionals

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Stroke Association have released clinical guidance which is designed to help people spot the signs of childhood stroke.
New CT scanner installed at Chesterfield Royal

New CT scanner installed at Chesterfield Royal

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital has installed a new CT scanner as part of a completely redesigned CT scanning suite.

Clinical staff take to social media to save lives

A dedicated team of clinical staff at East Kent Hospitals are using social media to help them care for vulnerable patients.
No party has pledged enough funding for the NHS, Nuffield Trust warns

No party has pledged enough funding for the NHS, Nuffield Trust warns

None of the major political parties is pledging to spend enough money on the NHS in England to close its funding gap, the Nuffield Trust has warned.
Majority support increasing taxes to fund the NHS, poll finds

Majority support increasing taxes to fund the NHS, poll finds

Almost two thirds (64%) of adults in Britain think that taxes should be increased as a way of funding the NHS, according to a new poll carried out by independent charity the Health Foundation.
Milestone reached as proton beam therapy system arrives in Wales

Milestone reached as proton beam therapy system arrives in Wales

The first high energy proton beam therapy system to be installed in the UK has arrived at The Rutherford Cancer Centre, South Wales.
Walmsley joins Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Walmsley joins Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Phil Walmsley has been appointed as the new director of operations for Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

£500,000 to be spent on bowel cancer surgical research

Bowel Cancer UK, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, has announced £500,000 funding for bowel cancer surgical research.
RCS calls for review of private sector

RCS calls for review of private sector

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has called for a review of safety standards in private hospitals.
Specialist spasmodic dystonia clinic opens at Sheffield Hospital

Specialist spasmodic dystonia clinic opens at Sheffield Hospital

Patients living with a poorly understood chronic voice disorder which causes involuntary muscle spasms, impairing speech and swallowing, can now receive treatment at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
RCPCH concerned about STP plans

RCPCH concerned about STP plans

The majority of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STP) are failing to take into account the needs of infants, children and young people, according to a review undertaken by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
Chesterfield Royal rated ‘good’ by CQC

Chesterfield Royal rated ‘good’ by CQC

England’s chief inspector of hospitals has rated the services provided by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as ‘good’ following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission in February.
Dr Easter appointed chief scientific officer at Hygiena

Dr Easter appointed chief scientific officer at Hygiena

Dr Martin Easter has been appointed chief scientific officer for Hygiena International.
Research Fellow inspires next generation of clinical researchers

Research Fellow inspires next generation of clinical researchers

A specialist physiotherapist at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has taken up a new role as a Research Fellow to complement the Trust’s clinical research activities and to help develop the next generation of researchers.
Sir Hugh Taylor appointed chair of Health Foundation

Sir Hugh Taylor appointed chair of Health Foundation

Sir Hugh Taylor has been appointed as the new chair of the Health Foundation.
RCN members vote in support of strike ballot over low pay

RCN members vote in support of strike ballot over low pay

Almost 80% of members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted to pursue a ballot for UK-wide strike action this summer.
Newborn baby brain scans will help scientists track brain development

Newborn baby brain scans will help scientists track brain development

Scientists have published ground-breaking scans of newborn babies’ brains which researchers from all over the world can download and use to study how the human brain develops.
NHS hospitals targeted in major cyber attack

NHS hospitals targeted in major cyber attack

NHS England says hospitals are now returning to normal following last Friday's (12 May 2017) cyber attack, which saw almost 50 Trusts targeted.

Worries over NHS staffing a key election concern

NHS Providers has called on politicians to address rapidly growing concerns over the NHS workforce in the general election campaign.

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