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NHS to expand services to keep vulnerable out of hospital

Tens of thousands of elderly and vulnerable people will receive tailored support at home as part of a new NHS plan to improve waiting times for eme...

£250m cash injection to speed up hospital discharge

NHS will buy thousands of extra beds in care homes and other settings to help discharge more patients from hospital

Over £175m for cutting-edge genomics research

Government announces funding to create the most-advanced genomic healthcare system in the world, helping to save lives and improve health outcomes

Independent sector ‘key’ to solving NHS Wales backlog battle

With patient backlog and staff shortages in NHS Wales growing to alarming heights, health boards across face an intense battle of attrition, but te...

40 new hospitals - a reality or a pipe dream?

BBH quizzes the Department of Health and Social Care over fears the promise of 40 new hospitals by 2030 is being pared back

New centre to tackle health inequalities

Slaithwaite Health and Wellbeing Centre aims to tackle health inequalities by offering personalised care

Why innovation in healthcare needs to be about productivity, prevention, people, and place

Ian Watson, director of commercial solutions at Canon Medical Systems UK (pictured below), explains how overcoming the challenges in UK healthcare...

New food and drink standards to drive up quality in NHS facilities

All NHS organisations now required to meet new national quality standards

Major reforms to NHS technology agenda accelerated

Plans to merge NHS Digital with NHS England accelerated to early January 2023 to support Our Plan for Patients

Community diagnostic centres ‘may struggle to reduce the NHS backlog’

New report from The King’s Fund warns staff and skills shortages, and the location of centres, may prevent the outcomes the Government has promised

Extra two million procedures delivered to bust COVID backlogs

Community diagnostic centres across the country have delivered more than two million vital checks, tests, and scans to address pandemic backlog