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Four new bedside furniture designs to reduce healthcare acquired infections are available today for the NHS to purchase after testing showed positive patient and staff feedback

All parts of the NHS can now work out how fairly they treat patients and employees in a systematic and robust way following the launch today (10th November) of a new toolkit

The Department of Health today announced a number of initiatives to support the NHS as an informed customer for IT, ensuring that local decision-making about procuring new systems delivers value for money for patients


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An adoption team is breaking new ground by using Twitter to offer a real-time glimpse into its daily work.To coincide with National Adoption Week, Leicestershire County Council will be tweeting for 10 hours this Thursday (3rd) to showcase the realities of a typical day


The Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme at NICE today welcomes the appointment of a new external assessment centre to support its guidance production and associated processes


Health Secretary announces winners of outcomes indicators for stroke recovery and children and young people’s experience of healthcare


The Government has launched the first two National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnerships for early stage health research, which will usher in a new era for clinical trials - accelerating the development of innovative treatments from the lab to patients, as well as providing a real boost to the growth of the life science sector


Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today officially launched a set of innovative online tools that can help patients make informed decisions about their healthcare


Legislation to establish the Health Research Authority (HRA), which will provide a new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research, was laid before Parliament today


The government have announced an acceleration of the dismantling of the National Programme for IT, following the conclusions of a new review by the Cabinet Office’s Major Projects Authority (MPA)


Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, in partnership with Imperial College London, has been given £112million to accelerate the progression of new scientific concepts into diagnoses and better treatments for patients with diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease


The Government today announced a record £800 million funding to boost research and allow the development of ground breaking medicines, treatments and care for patients


A whopping 50,000 kg of CO2 gas emissions are expected to be prevented following the installation of state-of-the-art voltage stabilisers at Felixstowe and Newmarket community hospitals

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