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Staff rehearsing for a special dance recital performed at the barbecue.

ROYAL STAR & GARTER CARE STAFF ENJOY WELLBEING WEEK

Care staff in Surbiton have enjoyed a week of treats and pampering, as part of the Home’s wellbeing initiative.  Staff at Royal Star & Garter in Surbiton relaxed with meditation,...
An investigation of the healthcare system in England is encouraging women with learning disabilities to share their experiences.

WOMEN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES URGED TO SPEAK UP TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE

An investigation of the healthcare system in England is encouraging women with learning disabilities to share their experiences.  The first ever government-led Women’s Health Strategy...
The government has announced a £25 million boost for nurse training which will see nurses and other healthcare students benefit from expanded virtual training, and the launch of a new national critical care qualification for qualified nurses.

£25 MILLION BOOST FOR NURSE TRAINING ANNOUNCED

The government has announced a £25 million boost for nurse training which will see nurses and other healthcare students benefit from expanded virtual training, and the launch of a new national...
Nursing Applications Surge

NURSING APPLICATIONS IN ENGLAND UP BY OVER A THIRD

Applications to nursing courses in England have increased by 34%, figures published by UCAS today have revealed.  UCAS has received 48,830 applications to nursing courses in England, up from...
Increase in NHS Nurses

OVER 13,000 MORE NURSES WORKING IN THE NHS THIS YEAR

The number of nurses in the NHS in England increased by 13,718 compared to last year, and the number of doctors has risen by 7,810, figures published today by NHS digital have shown. Responding...
Hillrom is excited to announce that the symposium is being replaced by the first Completing the Picture Digital Festival.

COMPLETING THE PICTURE DIGITAL FESTIVAL TO TAKE PLACE THIS OCTOBER

An annual event for the medical device industry will this year take place in the form of a digital festival, organisers have announced.  Completing the Picture is a much-respected,...
Tony Stein, Chief Executive of HCMS.

SOCIAL CARE BOSS LEADS SECTOR FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

A top healthcare boss is pleading with health and social care staff not to miss having the annual flu vaccine this year, to protect the sector at an increasingly difficult time. Uptake from...
NHSX Launches Techforce19

TECH CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO OFFER DIGITAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

People who are required to stay at home for at least 12 weeks because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) could soon benefit from new technology that aims to combat the effects of social isolation.  ...
Extra Beds for Elderly Coronavirus Outbreak

CARE OPERATOR OFFERS SPACE AND SUPPORT FOR OVERSTRETCHED NHS

Care operator Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) is inviting hospitals and local authorities to make use of the spare capacity that exists in some of its homes in order to protect elderly people...
AI Awards for NHS

HEALTH SECRETARY LAUNCHES AWARD TO FAST-TRACK AI IN NHS

NHS staff and patients will see cutting-edge technology fast-tracked to the frontline, thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence award launched by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. ...

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