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NHS England statement on Tunisia

Professor Chris Moran, NHS England National Clinical Director for Trauma Care and the senior doctor who coordinated the medical repatriation from Tunisian hospitals of the of those British casualties with the most severe injuries says: “Having now spoken to my surgical and critical colleagues in the major trauma centres across England who have received these […]

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NHS launches new offer to put health at the heart of new communities

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens today (Wednesday) has launched a new initiative together with Public Health England, to put health at the heart of new neighbourhoods and towns across the country. Speaking at the Local Government Association annual conference today in Harrogate, Mr Stevens backed a renewed focus on new affordable housing by offering […]

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Health Secretary joins star speakers at Expo 2015

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will tell Expo 2015 how technology is going to change the face of health care over the next decade. The Minister’s keynote address at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2015, to be staged in Manchester on September 2 and 3, will be delivered at a significant time, coming four months […]

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NHS111 refutes ambulance dispatch claims

NHS111 today refuted suggestions that it refuses to send ambulances to patients who are seriously ill. In a rebuttal of claims made in a national newspaper, the helpline service said it had an exemplary safety record while dealing with around 38,000 calls a day across the country. And NHS England defended the service saying it […]

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Heat-health watch alert

Issued at: 09:47 on Wed 1 Jul 2015 There is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 0700 on Wednesday and 0900 on Thursday across most of England. More details about the weather alert is available on the MET Office website.

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Children and young people give their views in unique health survey

The first ever survey seeking the views of children and young people on the health services they receive has been published today. Children and young people aged eight to 15 years have been asked to give their views as part of the survey conducted by the Care Quality Commission. Children aged nought to seven years […]

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New NHS safe staffing framework for mental health wards published

NHS England has launched a new practical guide to help ensure the right people with the right skills are recruited into the right inpatient mental health settings. The Mental Health Staffing Framework, which focuses on inpatient care, was commissioned as part of the NHS England’s ‘Compassion in Practice programme’. It was developed by an independent […]

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Heat-health watch alert

Issued at: 1234 on Sun 28 Jun 2015 There is an 80 % probability of heatwave conditions between 1200 on Tuesday and 0600 on Thursday in parts of England. More details about the weather alert is available on the MET Office website.

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NHS drive for action to tackle trans inequalities

Health leaders urged to work together to tackle issues faced by transgender and non-binary people across NHS services. NHS England is spearheading a collective drive to improve the experience of transgender and non-binary people when accessing health and care services. The body has called an urgent symposium for 30 June, bringing partners from across the […]

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