Issue : 8 July 2015
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A US healthcare corporation is being brought in to support five NHS hospital trusts in improving quality and clinical engagement.
There is an “urgent need” to improve stroke services across Kent and Medway, commissioners have decided.
Regulatory system for midwives to be reformedSubscription
A new regulatory system for midwives is to be introduced, after statutory supervision was branded “ineffective” in the wake of the care failings at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.
Working with carers improves patient experience while cutting demands on services
For some people, cancer can have a big impact on their body. These four short films aim to help patients rebuild their confidence.
Macmillan has teamed up with Nationwide building society to pilot a free, independant service offering financial advice and support to people affected by cancer.
Almost 23,000 people with asthma may have been unsafely prescribed medication for their condition in recent years
The professional codes for nurses and doctors are fit for purpose – but further work should be done to provide incentives to ensure all staff are more open, the medical director of NHS England has reported.
Family members can have very different ways of coping with disease. How can you ensure siblings’ care plans are as individual as they are?
Quick facts: ASTHMASubscription
Facts about asthma, including common triggers and recommended management