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18 January 2018

Independent think tank, Reform, has published a report, Thinking on its own: AI in the NHS, to explore the opportunities and challenges of the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the NHS ..more

17
Jan

The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers widened further last year, according to a new report from The King’s Fund.    Analysis done for the report shows t..more

17
Jan

The NHS Confederation has teamed up with the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Health Foundation – to conduct a comprehensive objective study into the funding needs of the UK’s health an..more

15
Jan

Carillion, one of the UK’s largest construction companies and provider of outsourced facilities management services to public sector organisations including many hospital Trusts, has gone into comp..more

11
Jan

The Health Services Journal today (January 11) reports on talks taking place between leaders of several NHS Trusts to establish an alternative to PFI for the NHS. The aim would be to deliver “off b..more

11
Jan

NHS England has called on the country’s top housing developers to apply the lessons from the first Healthy New Towns schemes by creating a national network that will put healthy living at the heart..more

11
Jan

The CQC has suspended some routine inspections of NHS acute services, GP practices and urgent care services planned for January. The move is in response to increased pressure on the health and care s..more

11
Jan

These are the words of Chris Hopson, Chief Executive of NHS Providers, who goes on to say: “Despite planning for winter more thoroughly and extensively than before, it hasn’t been sufficient. Ris..more

09
Jan

'Not a star, but a reasonably priced raconteur'.This is how Peter Hancock, recently confirmed as the Chair for HEFMA's 2018 Leadership Forum, describes himself. Hancock is the Chief Executive of Prid..more

09
Jan

The Department of Health has announced changes to the inspection system that mean all healthcare organisations in England offering regulated care will be rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) fo..more

08
Jan

Saatchi call for Royal Commission gathers pace"The NHS status quo will not hold. We need a Royal Commission." Lord Saatchi.In a report published today (January 8) by the Centre for Policy Studies, Lo..more

05
Jan

The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Interim Report has found that the current regulatory system for ensuring fire safety in high-rise and complex buildings is not fit for ..more

03
Jan

A sickness surveillance system will help the NHS plan for surges in demand this winter by tracking outbreaks of norovirus, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea, and other illness around the country. ..more

02
Jan

NHS Digital and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) have created a new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to give providers a simple and convenient access to companies that supply Health and Social Care Netw..more

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