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Supporting the NHS through winter and beyond

Supporting the NHS through winter and beyond

In this article, David Hare, Chief Executive of the Independent Healthcare Providers Network, discusses the need for NHS support in preparation for the winter. With...
Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Care homes in Sheffield, UK, under the most financial pressure will continue to receive financial support from Sheffield City Council. Sheffield City Council has shared...
BMJ says social distancing rules are based on outdated science

BMJ says social distancing rules are based on outdated science

Experts at The British Medical Journal (BMJ) argue that current social distancing rules of one or two metres are based on outdated science and...
BAME babies receive £3.3m funding for a healthy start in life

BAME and deprived communities receive healthy start funding

A new, multi million pound funding package will benefit BAME and deprived communities to help give babies the best chance at a healthy start...
Row of blue European Union flags in Brussels. The blue flags have twelve yellow stars depicting the original number of member states

Using Horizon 2020 as a platform for healthcare innovation

More than €10bn of funding is available to help innovators across the European Union meet their specific health research and needs. Horizon 2020 is the...
Investigation launched after Home Office psilocybin rescheduling response

Investigation launched after Home Office psilocybin rescheduling response

MP Crispin Blunt has launched an economic investigation following the Home Office’s response to the recent call for the rescheduling of psilocybin. The non-profit Conservative...
PHE to be replaced with National Institute for Health Protection

PHE to be replaced with National Institute for Health Protection

Today, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced the scrapping of Public Health England (PHE) and its replacement with the National Institute for Health...
BMA survey shows doctors’ low confidence for NHS return to normal

BMA survey shows doctors’ low confidence for NHS return to normal

A new survey from the British Medical Association (BMA) has shown that NHS doctors have low confidence that the NHS will return to normal...
£5m to tackle loneliness, improve wellbeing and recovery from COVID-19

£5m to tackle loneliness, improve wellbeing and recovery from COVID-19

Funding of £5m has been awarded to The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) to help maintain people's health and wellbeing following the COVID-19...
NHS Scotland £53m vital PPE deal to create 200 jobs

NHS Scotland £53m vital PPE deal to create 200 jobs

A £53m deal has been struck that will see vital PPE equipment manufactured for NHS Scotland – creating 200 new jobs. The First Minister for...
UK government to record COVID-19 deaths with new methodology

UK government to record COVID-19 deaths with new methodology

Today, the publication of daily data on coronavirus deaths will resume using a new methodology to calculate the figures. Following a review by Public Health...
COVID-19 projects to receive €128m in EU funding

COVID-19 projects to receive €128m in EU funding

The European Commission is to support 23 new COVID-19 health and research projects with €128m of funding. The COVID-19 funding, which is being made available...

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