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Capacity Challenges Facing IAPT

During the course of the year, one in four members of the UK’s population will experience a mental health problem … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg criticises treatment of mental health patients

Speaking ahead of a major conference at which the government will unveil its mental health strategy, Nick Clegg has criticised … Continue reading

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NHS encouraged to embrace technology

The final version of the NHS mandate has now been published. It is dramatically shorter than its predecessor, but still … Continue reading

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Mental health counselling on NHS will be a right, says Burnham

At a conference on mental health and wellbeing later today, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham will state that “mental health … Continue reading

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Partnership recommends UKCHIP registration to drive up standards

A partnership between the UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP), NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information … Continue reading

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Would you trust a doctor in a t-shirt?

Last month in the BMJ, hospital consultant Stephanie Dancer complained that many junior doctors were abandoning formal shirts and jackets … Continue reading

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Friends and Family Test data published

NHS England has now released the data collated from the Friends and Family Test (FFT) since it began in April … Continue reading

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After 100 days: How are CCGs handing their new responsibilities?

To mark 100 days since the official birth of CCGs, Dr Steve Kell, chair of Bassetlaw CCG and co-chair of … Continue reading

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New proposals to improve care for vulnerable older people

Comments from NHS, social care and public health staff, carers and patients are being sought on new proposals announced by … Continue reading

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Survey: The Big EPR Debate

Healthcare IT news specialist EHI have launched an online survey as part of their Big EPR Debate. The Big EPR Debate … Continue reading

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