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Tomorrow on World Sickle Cell Day, NHS England will launch a brand new campaign to boost public awareness of the genetic disorder which affects thousands across the UK. The campaign, dubbed ‘Can you tell it’s sickle cell?’, is aimed at increasing awareness of the key signs and symptoms of sickle cell disorder – which disproportionately […]
Hundreds more international medics and refugees, including those from Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar have joined the health service and are set to become NHS doctors, thanks to the introduction of a new medical support worker role (MSW). Speaking at NHS ConfedExpo England’s top doctor announced that the position, which can support overseas medics as they […]
The NHS is set to roll out two ‘superbug’ busting drugs through a world-first, pioneering subscription deal that will help tackle antimicrobial resistance, the head of the NHS announced today. The deal, initially for two antimicrobial drugs, means patients with serious infections that have evolved so much that antibiotics and other current treatments are no […]
Staff in high street pharmacies will be funded to spot signs of cancer as part of a new drive to catch tumours early when they are easier to treat, NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard announced today. Customers will then be sent for scans and other checks under the initiative, which is being trialled by pharmacies […]
Nurses, midwives, doctors, vaccination teams and domestic staff are among those celebrated in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 74 birthday, as the NHS Parliamentary Awards shortlist is revealed. NHS chief executive, Amanda Pritchard, praised the hundreds of NHS staff and volunteers who have been nominated by their MP, as part of the NHS […]
The country’s top nurse is today urging people across the country to nominate outstanding health and care staff to be celebrated in this year’s NHS Parliamentary Awards, as the national judging panel is announced. The NHS kicked off its search to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call […]
The NHS has today launched its parliamentary awards to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call of duty. The awards were created to celebrate NHS staff, carers and volunteers – their hard work, innovative ideas and unwavering efforts to put patients first. Individuals and teams will be key […]
Allied Health Professionals will be recognised for the first time at an awards ceremony hosted at the annual Chief Allied Health Professional Officer (CAHPO) conference today, 21 June 2017. The five award categories include: Student of the year 2017 Associate of the year 2017 Digital Innovator 2017 Practice Innovator 2017 Workforce Transformation Leader 2017 Chief […]
More than 400 senior Allied Health Professions leaders and others from a multitude of professional backgrounds are attending the annual Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Conference in London today. The event builds on the 2015 theme of ‘AHPs as Innovators and Entrepreneurs’ to move to ‘AHP Innovation Delivering #FutureNHS’. This focuses on the solutions AHPs […]
17 June 2016, Manchester Morning Anita and thank you everybody for dragging yourselves out of bed, I hope you had a good evening. I did not have a chance to hear Jeremy yesterday, but I did hear Jim and I thought he was bang on the money, so really all I am going to do is […]