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Health Tech Finalists Revealed- shortlisted entries to feature in exhibition at new Design Museum

18 March 2017|0 Comments

  London, March 2017 – After an exciting process of reviewing entries and a great deal of discussion, deliberation and debate, the shortlist for the third AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards has been [...]

BEAD- Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs

12 March 2017|0 Comments

Adfam and Cruse Bereavement Care have  launched of the new Bereavement through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD) website, a vital source of information, support and hope for anyone who has lost a loved one through drug [...]

Find out about how the Apprenticeship Levy impacts the NHS

19 February 2017|0 Comments

We would like to invite you to an interactive workshop on apprenticeship reform, specifically the impact of the forthcoming levy options open to you as an employer to take advantage of and to unlock the [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day – and its your 2nd birthday #Fabuary

13 February 2017|0 Comments

Doesn’t time fly when you are having fun with fabulous people? It’s hard to believe we launched two years ago today,  and it’s fair to say you have made the last twenty four months absolutely [...]

Latest fab stuff

Finding Patience the Later Years

23 March 2017|0 Comments

By 2051 over 2 million people in the UK will have dementia and almost a third will live in care homes. Person-centred care allows people to live well with dementia and is made possible by [...]

Living Well to the Very End, Patient and Family Centred Care Programme

23 March 2017|0 Comments

Applications open for next cohort of the ‘Living Well to the Very End’, Patient and Family Centred Care Programme “Standing from the outside in you see things you wouldn’t notice from the inside out.” Looking [...]

Improving access to physical exercise- circuit training anyone?

22 March 2017|0 Comments

The Bretton centre is a low secure inpatient service provided by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS foundation Trust. We all know that good physical health can be a key part of overall wellbeing, and with [...]

Hiblio.TV – Health, wellbeing, lifestyle. One channel, great conversations.

22 March 2017|0 Comments

Hiblio is an exciting new WebTV service from the innovators at Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust rooted in delivering positive social change. Hiblio is about making it easier for those who need help [...]

The ‘SPA’ Soothing Patients Anxiety Experience

21 March 2017|0 Comments

A trip to the Theatre is a journey full of anticipation and pleasant surprises. A trip to the operating theatre and the dentist for many is extremely daunting with very different emotions those of fear [...]

New End of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework launched

21 March 2017|0 Comments

Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care have announced a new End of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework, with the aim of providing tailored, high-quality care and support to [...]

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust investment to bring care closer to patients’ homes

20 March 2017|0 Comments

From April 2017, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will introduce developments to the way care is delivered in the community and will be investing over £1m to expand community services. This will double the number of [...]

Surgical Ambulatory Care becomes reality at UHSM

20 March 2017|0 Comments

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) for a number of years have been developing their Ambulatory Care (AEC) offer and in January 2016, UHSM looked to expand this with a month long [...]

Supporting patients in primary care rather than the emergency room in Jönköping County Region, Sweden

19 March 2017|0 Comments

We heard that the UK government is seeking to improve the working systems between primary care and Accident and Emergency teams in England to help reduce pressure on services and cut waiting times for patients. [...]

UHMBT RECRUITS CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

18 March 2017|0 Comments

Cumbrian born Brian Evans has joined the team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) in a brand new role to add further experience to the Nursing division and improve services for [...]

HYDRATION WEEK- The Poplars garden party

18 March 2017|0 Comments

The Poplars unit is part of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We provide services for people with a diagnosis of Dementia, and people experiencing memory problems. For hydration week we held a garden [...]

County Durham Crisis and Liaison #5YFVMH-1YearOn

16 March 2017|0 Comments

One year after the launch of the Mental Health Taskforce strategy, the County Durham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Crisis and Liaison Team continue to improve service on urgent care and recovery. The [...]

Diabetes Foot Ulcer Service Digital Imaging & Assessment Service – community based delivery

16 March 2017|0 Comments

Diabetes is a major health priority and following an East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) event focused on diabetes prevention and treatment, EMAHSN launched a call for proposals seeking solutions to issues healthcare professionals [...]

HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY IS BENEFITING BARROW PATIENTS LIVING WITH RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS

15 March 2017|0 Comments

A team of nurses have improved the way patients living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are discharged from Furness General Hospital (FGH) onto the Furness Respiratory Care Team in the community. University Hospitals of [...]

Islington IAPT Service – An IAPT service with a strong focus on recovery rates #5YFVMH-1YearOn

15 March 2017|0 Comments

The Islington IAPT Service, named ‘iCope’ by service users, is dedicated to the provision of high quality Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and other NICE guideline adherent psychological approaches to the treatment of anxiety and depression for [...]

#BETTERWITHYOU CAMPAIGN RESULTS IN MORE APPLICATIONS FOR HARD TO FILL POST AT UHMBT

14 March 2017|0 Comments

A recruitment campaign launched by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has resulted in 148 additional applications for hard to fill posts in just six weeks. On 19 September 2016, UHMBT launched [...]

NEW SERVICE WILL MEAN LESS ANXIETY AND MORE GUIDANCE FOR PATIENTS

14 March 2017|0 Comments

A new service for rheumatology patients is being introduced by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) to allow them to receive support when they require it. The Patient Initiated Follow Up Service [...]

Bradford First Response #5YFVMH-1YearOn

14 March 2017|0 Comments

First Response service offers mental health crisis support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to vulnerable people needing urgent crisis support.  Accessed through a single phone number  people in crisis can ring for [...]

#DoYourBit campaign launch at the JPUH – where staff are cutting costs but not care

14 March 2017|0 Comments

#DoYourBit campaign launch at the JPUH - where staff are cutting costs but not care. We are asking staff to save £1 a day - just ask us how! A group of nine band 6 [...]

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