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Patients with complex long term conditions could be offered one to one nursing care under plans outline by Andy Burnham today.
Barbara Young to quit Care Quality CommissionSubscription
Baroness Barbara Young is quitting her position as Care Quality Commission chair, Nursing Times has learned.
Health secretary opens new dental unitSubscription
Health Secretary Andy Burnham has visited the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust to open a new dental unit for patients with special needs.
The health secretary Andy Burnham has defended the government’s targets for the NHS in the wake of failings at several hospitals.
Action urged over cancer death ratesSubscription
A cancer charity has called for action after it was revealed cancer sufferers in some parts of the country have significantly less chance of survival than those living elsewhere.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said it sees no need to intervene in more hospitals despite new research suggesting 12 acute trusts are significantly underperforming.
A mother campaigning for a standardised hip check for newborn babies will rub shoulders with top medical professionals and leading political figures when she addresses the Royal College of Midwives’ annual conference.
Tories to pledge maternity supportSubscription
Funding for innovative new NHS maternity services are to be proposed by the Conservatives in recognition of the additional pressures that higher birth rates have created.
Older peoples £670m care bill debated in commonsSubscription
Older people could benefit from free personal home care if Department of Health proposals are passed by Parliament.
Health secretary welcomes staff sickness reportSubscription
Health secretary Andy Burnham has welcomed recommendations designed to improve the health and wellbeing of NHS staff.