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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. ...
Extra Grants for Nursing Students

PM ANNOUNCES £5,000 ANNUAL PAYMENT FOR NURSING STUDENTS

Nursing students are set to benefit from guaranteed additional support of at least £5,000 per year to help with living costs, the Prime Minister has confirmed. The new universal offer will be...
Paul Shevlin, Chief Executive of Craven District Council plants a tree to commemorate the opening with Peter Corkindale, Mayor of nearby Keighley and Lisa Gardner, Service Director at Malsis Hall.

MALSIS HALL SPECIALIST CARE FACILITY CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

Enhanced Community Healthcare Options (ECHO) is celebrating the grand opening of its new specialist care facility, Malsis Hall, in Glusburn. Paul Shevlin, Chief Executive of Craven District...
Dr Chai Patel CBE FRCP, Founder and retiring Chairman of HC-One, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Knight Frank Healthcare & Senior Living Dinner 2019.

RETIRING HC-ONE CHAIRMAN PRESENTED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dr Chai Patel CBE FRCP, Founder and retiring Chairman of HC-One, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Knight Frank Healthcare & Senior Living Dinner 2019. This prestigious prize is...
Silver Healthcare has announced the closure of Fulwood Lodge Care Home in Sheffield.

SILVER HEALTHCARE TO CLOSE FULWOOD LODGE CARE HOME

The owner of a Sheffield-based care home provider has announced the closure of the group’s only nursing home, describing the move as the "hardest decision" of his 30-year career in care. ...

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