NHS Resolution has announced the launch of its first, innovative eLearning module that focuses on learning from the significant avoidable harm that can occur during the antenatal and postnatal care of mothers and their babies and is seen in the cases notified to its Early Notification Scheme.
The NHS is being urged to draw up talent management plans to reduce staff turnover, increase recruitment and improve diversity in leadership positions, as part of the NHS’s first equality improvement plan aimed to boost patient experience and support staff. Every Trust will be asked to roll out measures to improve staff experience and progression through mentoring and other development opportunities for staff by June 2024.
The June issue of CSJ has now been published and is available to read online.
Tens of thousands of patients are set to receive a diagnosis and treatment for skin cancer faster, with accelerated NHS rollout of ‘teledermatology’, which involves taking high spec images of spots, moles or lesions on people’s skin.
Two new reports from the Royal College of Radiologists demonstrate the scale of workforce shortages in diagnostic and cancer departments across the country and the devastating impact on cancer patients.
New HIV transmissions in England have fallen by almost a third since 2019, while fewer people remain unaware of their HIV status as a result of increased testing across the country, according to an update on the HIV Action Plan for England.
Digital health start-up, Longlive, has announced its launch into the UK health and social care market. It is aiming to make the latest App-based technology available, free of charge to all older adults, enabling system-wide improvements in the prevention, detection and management of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure).
The Infection Prevention Society (IPS), which represents professionals working in infection prevention and control, has launched this year’s IPS Impact Awards programme. The awards aim to recognise and celebrate initiatives that demonstrate excellence, innovation or improvement in infection prevention and control (IPC) practice, service delivery or education.
Specialist echocardiography services across the NHS are experiencing unprecedented challenges as they struggle to recruit, retain and train staff, an independent report commissioned by British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) has warned.
PDI International - a global organisation focused on preventing infections in healthcare, hospitality and other communities – has been awarded the Medtop Clinic Award for Best Customer Support Project.
One in five Brits are afraid of wasting their doctor’s time, new research from Roche Diagnostics has revealed – a barrier that is not reported by the general public in any of the other countries surveyed.
Research led by UCL, in partnership with the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (MRC LMB) and AstraZeneca, has identified a new compound that can stimulate nerve regeneration after injury, as well as protect cardiac tissue from the sort of damage seen in heart attack.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is urging people to remain vigilant to monkey pox (mpox) ahead of the summer months, as the latest data shows an increase in cases in London over the past 4 weeks.
New clinical guidance could reduce waiting times for eye care services in England. As part of a wide-ranging list of evidence-based interventions designed to improve the quality of care, the guidance proposes patients get access to more sophisticated diagnostic imaging before they are referred to a consultant.
The NHS is set to introduce a new genetic blood-matching test for thousands living with sickle-cell disease or thalassemia that could reduce painful side-effects of transfusion treatments.
GI Genius AI Polyp Detection technology has been installed in Remedy’s modular units in Blackpool Victoria, Cumberland Infirmary and Royal Gwent Hospitals.
A ground-breaking, mandatory national medical device outcome registry has been launched to collate detailed information on all procedures involving high-risk (Class III/IIb) devices, including pacemakers, hip joint replacements and breast implants.