A Department of Health spokesperson said: “The NHS is very busy but this year prepared for winter earlier than ever. Hospitals are coping well under increased pressure, and compared to January last year saw 111,000 more people in A&E within …
On Thursday Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will announce ambitious plans to improve safety and transparency within the NHS – to help build a safer service for patients seven days a week at the first ministerial-level Global Patient Safety Summit.
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, embarked on a tour of the South West and South of England this week, to look at local end of life care, community hospitals, and pioneering seven day services in NHS hospitals.
Today HM Treasury published all departments’ Supplementary Supply Estimates. This is a routine opportunity in the financial year for departments to complete any housekeeping around their budgets and ask the Treasury for minor changes to funding.
Carter Review says hospitals must standardise procedures, be more transparent and work more closely with neighbouring NHS trusts.
The NHS will create 100,000 apprenticeships – almost seven times the current number - across the country by 2020, offering opportunities to thousands of young people who wish to pursue a career in the health sector.
Alistair Burt, Minister of State for Community and Social Care, writes about the new scheme by Manchester Primary Care Partnership in an article on gov.uk
Jeremy Hunt has set out the strict conditions hospitals must meet in order to access £1.8bn transformation funding next year, as part of a wider package of tough new financial measures to improve financial grip in the NHS.
Jane Ellison responds to the first major evaluation of the NHS Health Check in England.
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, met staff and patients at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust today.