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SEP 11/2014

MPs highlight benefits of handing 'central role' to community hospitals

Hospital doctors and nurses could serve their local communities more effectively via a re-emphasis of the role of community hospitals in NHS care. This is according to participants in a recent Westminster Hall debate, reported by the Nursing Times, i...

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SEP 08/2014

NHS England boss calls for more GP recruitment

More GP jobs need to be created in England in order to meet demand from patients and develop a more balanced workforce, according to the chief executive of NHS England. Simon Stevens, in response to questioning by the Public Accounts Committee, has u...

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SEP 04/2014

Sweeping new reforms for health and social care structure recommended

Staff in social care jobs could adopt more of a central role in NHS care provision as part of sweeping reforms to the health services that have been recommended this week. An independent commission established by The King's Fund has called for a ...

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SEP 02/2014

RCM: Early hospital discharges for new mothers show need for more midwives

More needs to be done to step up the creation of new NHS jobs for midwives across the country, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). A new report from the royal college has highlighted the fact that many women are currently being discharg...

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SEP 01/2014

New rules for hospital food quality outlined

Hospital doctors and nurses will need to give greater consideration to the quality of food patients are receiving under new rules announced by the Department of Health. The move will mark the first time that the NHS will have mandatory food standards...

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