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Scotland's NHS needs better workforce planning

Spending on staff in Scotland's NHS is increasing and overall staff numbers are at their highest level ever but there are urgent workforce challenges, according to a report issued by Audit Scotland.
Report shows more than 86,000 NHS posts remain vacant

Report shows more than 86,000 NHS posts remain vacant

More than 86,000 NHS posts remain vacant, data released by NHS Digital suggests.

Trust awarded £108,000 in additional research funding

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has been awarded £108,000 from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

New report on musculoskeletal health launched by Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK has launched a report exploring why it is important to consider musculoskeletal health when planning how the health system tackles multimorbidity.

CUH surgeon puts ‘miracle man’ on road to recovery

A superbike champion is back under the care of the surgeon who saved both his leg and his career, after a second horror crash has again put his racing future in jeopardy.

Professor Talbot appointed as interim chair at CPFT

Professor Robin Talbot has been appointed as the interim chair for Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT).
More people able to give blood following scientific review

More people able to give blood following scientific review

The government has announced changes to blood donation rules following a review by the advisory committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO).

Survey shows cancer patients feel positive about their care

An annual national survey shows key patient experiences of NHS cancer care improved over the past year.
Haemophilia research to start at Kent & Canterbury Hospital

Haemophilia research to start at Kent & Canterbury Hospital

The Kent Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre based at Kent & Canterbury Hospital has become the first centre in the UK to enrol patients in a new study about haemophilia treatments.
£325m funding for NHS transformation projects

£325m funding for NHS transformation projects

The Government has announced £325 million of capital investment for local projects that will help the NHS to modernise and transform care for patients.
Gaps in children’s doctor workforce revealed in new report

Gaps in children’s doctor workforce revealed in new report

New figures published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) highlight an urgent and growing problem in the paediatric workforce.

£86m funding for new medicine and technology

The Government has announced new funding of up to £86 million for UK firms to develop medical breakthroughs.

NHS Supply Chain launches Sustainable Development Report

NHS Supply Chain has announced the launch of its 2015/16 Sustainable Development Report.

New report ranks UK health system top

The UK was rated first out of 11 countries in a report on international healthcare systems published by the Commonwealth Fund.
Trust working hard to raise awareness of sepsis

Trust working hard to raise awareness of sepsis

A team of specialist nurses at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is raising awareness of sepsis.

Audit finds NHS is well equipped to deliver breast cancer care

NHS services are well organised to deliver breast cancer care in line with national clinical guidelines, according to a new audit.

Community hospitals could help to address NHS challenges

A new report suggests that a more strategic role for ‘traditional’ community hospitals might be timely within the NHS in England.

Warwick SASCo responds to Trusts’ requests

Warwick SASCo is supplying a number of NHS Trusts with single-use sterile pack components after responding to a nationwide shortage.
DNA testing guiding cancer treatment

DNA testing guiding cancer treatment

Cancer patients at Royal Surrey County Hospital are now receiving individually tailored treatment plans thanks to DNA testing.

Government announces contaminated blood scandal inquiry

The government has announced a UK-wide inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that left more than 2,000 people dead.

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