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NHS to review making statins available direct from pharmacists as part of Long Term Plan to cut heart disease

High dose statins could be made available directly from high street pharmacies as part of the NHS Long Term Plan to cut heart disease and stroke, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has announced. In a new review confirmed today, England’s top pharmacist Dr Keith Ridge and newly-appointed director of primary care, Dr. Nikki Kanani, will […]

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Kate Granger Awards recognise inspirational healthcare staff and volunteers spanning 70 years of the NHS

A nurse who started training in 1948 is among the inspirational people and teams receiving special recognition for their dedicated services to the NHS spanning seven decades. This year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards, announced at the 2018 Health and Innovation Expo at Manchester Central, were given to individuals, teams and organisations who demonstrate outstanding […]

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Inspirational nominations on shortlist for Kate Granger Awards 2018

Thirteen nominees make up the final shortlist for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The finalists were selected from more than 100 entrants in the four award categories. Now in their fourth year the awards were set up by Kate Granger, the terminally ill doctor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness around compassion in […]

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Practical guide for large scale change launched

NHS England has launched a refreshed guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale change. The guide will help them meet the challenges set out in the Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View published earlier this year. NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team and the Horizons team have refreshed and […]

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Special Award for Manchester and London NHS terror attack heroes

Heroic frontline NHS staff who treated victims of the recent Manchester and London terror attacks and the Grenfell fire were given special recognition at the Health and Care Innovation Expo today. Staff including nurses, doctors and paramedics received a standing ovation as the Special Recognition honour was announced by Professor Jane Cummings at the end […]

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New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to drive improvements in after care which includes personalised plans for people with cancer outlining not […]

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NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

The NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there is now an opportunity to prevent more than 9,000 heart attacks and at least 14,000 […]

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