NHS

Type: Organization
Name: NHS (National Health Service)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for NHS
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

UK takes lead on rare disease DNA mapping

A project aimed at revolutionising medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA has got underway across England as the first genetic codes of people with cancer or rare diseases have been successfully sequenced.British Prime Minister David Cameron said in ... [Published Business Standard India - 12 mins ago]
Entities: DNA, Genome, United Kingdom
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

NHS whistleblowers suffer bullying and harassment

The treatment of doctors or nurses who have raised concerns about wrongdoing has often been "shocking", an influential House of Commons committee has said.A new report from MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee said whistleblowers had often been ... [Published OnMedicanet - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Competition review of NHS mergers: a short guide for managers of NHS providers

Monitor -This short guide seeks to answer the questions merging providers often ask us about the UK merger review process. It is designed to highlight important aspects of the process of merger review and provide an overview of the substantive test. It ... [Published King's Fund - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 8 reports

Inequality rife among black and minority ethnic staff in the NHS

_ The NHS is the largest employer in the UK, has an ethnically diverse workforce, and its aim is to improve population health and wellbeing. It may be reasonable to propose, therefore, that the organisation would be ideally placed to promote the wellbeing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, Inequality, Well-being
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Canavan appeals to indyref 'missing million' - make sure you vote to protect NHS

In a speech in Manchester, Mr Burnham said analysis showed,"... that NHS forced privatisation is entering new territory and becoming harder to reverse."However the Labour MP, who helped push through increasing privatisation south of the border when his ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 8 reports

Matt Tee Announced as IPSO Chief Executive

The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced Matt Tee as its first chief executive. Matt Tee is currently chief operating officer for the NHS Confederation and was previously permanent secretary Government Communication.Matt Tee is currently ... [Published NS News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 15 reports

Nurse Paid £1,800 for Cover Shift at BRI

The hospital has been highlighted following an investigation by Sky News - the payment has been described as 'shocking'.The nurse was brought through an agency to cover a twelve hour shift at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, where they worked on the adult ... [Published Jack FM - 16 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, Sky News, Bristol
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Behind the push for competitive tendering in NHS services

The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign supports Andy Burnham’s call for a moratorium on tendering of NHS services. Above, SLHC demonstration, January 2013. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/ The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign supports Andy Burnham’s call for a ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

GP data on 40 million patients now shared across NHS

More than 40 million patients now have a Summary Care Record pulled from GP systems, NHS England has revealed.The SCR is an electronic record containing information about patients including allergies, medication and adverse reactions.The data can be ... [Published Management in Practice - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

NHS boss orders staff to lose weight

NHS employees have been told they need to set a better example to patients when it comes to their weight and are being strongly encouraged to switch to a healthier lifestyle.Chief Executive, Simon Stevens has offered Incentives to 700,000 workers who ... [Published HR Grapevine - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 11 reports

Open consultation: NHS performers list: changes to suspension regulations

We are seeking views on what NHS England should do when a practitioner is subject to an interim suspension order. The regulator may issue an interim suspension order when there is a concern about a practitioner.At the moment, NHS England has to remove ... [Published UK Department of Health - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: NHS, Suspension, England
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 11 reports

NHS staff are too fat, says Simon Stevens

30 . 07 .14 NHS chief executive Simon Stevens says the health service has to “get its own act together” on obesity by helping staff lose weight.It could mean less junk food in canteens, weight-loss competitions, cycling facilities and more gyms in NHS ... [Published National Health Executive - Jul 30 2014]

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"Experts believe it will lead to targeted therapies and could make chemotherapy "a thing of the past"."
A Home Office spokesperson said: "This case is subject to the appeals process and we are unable to comment at this time."
"In contrast to normal muscle stem cells, the high Yap muscle stem cells fail to develop into normal muscle tissue and RMS develops as a consequence."
"[These] often resulted in death at an early age, before atherosclerotic heart disease had a clinical impact.’"

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West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust signs fi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 31 2014]
CGI to deliver IT services to help the Trust improve the quality of patient care and ways of working for 4,000+ employees ...
New press regulator Ipso appoints chief executive [Published Media: Greenslade | guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) has appointed Matt Tee, a former civil servant, as its chief executive. He is currently chief operating officer of the NHS confederation, the representative trade body for the organisations that make ...
NOW TV to Enhance Sales Training with CM Group’... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 31 2014]
Bristol, United Kingdom, July 31, 2014 --( PR.com )-- CM Group, a global leader in the field of innovative eLearning and mobile learning solutions, today announced that internet television service NOW TV has selected CM Group’s Luminosity range of learning ...
People diagnosed with cancer needed for a short... [Published HealthBoards - Jul 30 2014]
Hi there,I am researching the benefits of being kind and compassionate to yourself after being diagnosed with cancer. This research aims to further our understanding of how to best support people after they are diagnosed with cancer. This research is ...
20 People Explain Why They're Voting Against Sc... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 30 2014]
Scottish voters explain why they’re going to vote no in September’s independence referendum. “Better to be a big fish in a big pond, than a little one.” "I don't work for the NHS, but I think it's vital." Hilary Wardle "Scottish students might lose ...
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