BMA criticises Government's pay awards announcement for many experienced hospital doctors

BMA responds to pay awards announcement

The BMA has criticised the Government's recent pay awards announcement, saying that the increase of just over 2% for many experienced hospital doctors fails...

Embedding patient centric care with digital health apps

Health professionals see apps as a crucial step on the road to care that is more efficient and more patient centred than today. How...
Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long fuelling an oral health crisis according to a Lancet Series.

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Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases,...
new research into the relationship between sleep medication and dementia

New research highlights the relationship between sleep medication and dementia

New research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles highlights the relationship between sleep medication and dementia. It examines the...
The National Institute of Health Research has announced a £135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations

New NIHR Applied Research Collaborations to tackle the biggest health challenges

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced a £135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs), which will join...
NHS staff retention scheme rolled out

NHS staff retention scheme rolls out as part of the Long Term Plan

NHS staff retention scheme rolls out as part of the Long Term Plan. The scheme, which has helped keep more than a 1,000 nurses,...

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The Bowel Interest Group are working to tackle the human and financial cost of constipation, a condition that can have a devastating physical and...
The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) announces findings from an APPG report on sepsis, highlighting that healthcare professionals and the public need better awareness of sepsis.

HCPs and public need better awareness of sepsis

The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) announces findings from an APPG report on sepsis, highlighting that healthcare professionals and the public need better awareness of...
Cancer Research UK highlights link between obesity and cancer

Cancer Research UK campaign highlights link between obesity and cancer

Cancer Research UK has launched a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of the link between obesity and cancer and encourage policy change. To accompany the...
James Roach on shared responsibility for healthcare

Creating shared responsibility for healthcare

How NHS England is engaging patients in the shared responsibility for their own healthcare by striving to change consumer behaviour. It could be argued that, following...

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