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‘Serious concerns’ about autumn booster workload and funding, warn GP leaders

GP leaders have raised concerns about the financial and workload implications of the autumn booster programme due to start next month. They said that GPs will ‘be wondering if the numbers add up’ and warned that ‘something will have to give’. Last month, NHS England set out that GP-led sites will be paid a £10.06 item of service (IoS) fee for each vaccine administered – down from £12.58 – with a £10 fee remaining in place for each housebound patient.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 9
‘Serious concerns’ about autumn booster workload and funding, warn GP leaders

Hospitals told to slash waits as GP cancer referral rates spike

Hospitals have been ordered to reduce the number of patients waiting too long for cancer investigation amid GP referral rates that are currently one fifth higher than before the pandemic. In a letter to trusts and ICBs, sent at the end of last month, NHS England said cancer referrals ‘now constitute one in every four’ GP referrals to an acute trust.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 9
Hospitals told to slash waits as GP cancer referral rates spike

200 patients waiting for routine treatments at Wirral NHS Trust

ALMOST 200 patients were waiting for routine treatment at Wirral Community Health and Care Trust in June, figures show. The Nuffield Trust said there would not be any let up for the NHS in dealing with the backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic and that the "broken and overstretched care system" continues to hinder staff's best efforts.

wirralglobe.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
200 patients waiting for routine treatments at Wirral NHS Trust

GPs need ‘urgent support’ ahead of winter, says RCGP

General practice needs urgent support ahead of winter, including an immediate reduction of bureaucracy, the RCGP has said. Commenting on NHS England’s winter support announcement, made at the end of last week, the college pointed out that winter pressure ‘will not be confined to hospitals’.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  1 day ago 2
GPs need ‘urgent support’ ahead of winter, says RCGP

NHS is accused of 'endorsing quackery' after posting job ad for a Japanese energy healer who will treat cancer patients alongside chemo

Reiki healers supposedly 'activate the healing process' with 'energy principles' Experts described the NHS endorsing the dubious practice as 'frankly appalling' NHS England admitted there is 'no scientific evidence' to support the use of reiki The NHS has been slammed for recruiting a Japanese energy healer despite health bosses admitting there is no evidence to support the practice.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
NHS is accused of 'endorsing quackery' after posting job ad for a Japanese energy healer who will treat cancer patients alongside chemo

Doctors appointments at all time low across B&NES latest figures show

12% of people who try to make a GP appointment in Bath and NE Somerset don't get one, whilst over 26,000 locals were forced to wait over a month, it can be revealed. New figures from NHS England show that a shocking 12% of people in the area could not get an appointment to see or speak to a GP or nurse the last time they tried.

radstock.nub.news ,  1 day ago 1
Doctors appointments at all time low across B&NES latest figures show

A&E waiting times hit all-time high in Greater Manchester in July

The colossal demand is creating an 'unsafe environment for patients with doctors and their colleagues facing impossible dilemmas' More patients at Manchester's hospitals faced long waits for A&E and ambulance services in July than any other month on record, new figures show. Last month in Greater Manchester, almost 1,751 people endured more than 12 hours of waiting in A&E for a bed on a ward, after medics decided they were unwell enough to be admitted to hospital.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  2 days ago 8
A&E waiting times hit all-time high in Greater Manchester in July

A and E failing to hit target

BARNSLEY Hospital is falling short of NHS targets for all patients to A and E being seen within a four-hour period. NHS England figures show 8,856 patients visited in July - a rise of 3 per cent on the 8,610 visits recorded during June, and 1 per cent more than the 8,788 patients seen in July 2021.

wearebarnsley.com ,  2 days ago 2
A and E failing to hit target

The latest figures across the region for Covid-19 hospital admissions

Morecambe Bay Covid-19 hospital admissions latest figures HOSPITAL admissions for Covid-19 have decreased in the last seven days. University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay Trust was caring for 42 Covid-19 patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show, down from 57 on the same day the previous week, according to figures released by NHS England.

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
The latest figures across the region for Covid-19 hospital admissions

Inspection blitz on maternity units amid new system safety concerns

Almost 200 maternity units in England will be inspected by the Care Quality Commission amid fears for mothers and babies’ safety and concerns that improvements are not happening fast enough. The commission is taking the unusual step as NHS England faces accusations of pressuring hospitals to reorganise the way midwives work when they lack the staff to do it safely.

thetimes.co.uk ,  3 days ago 0
Inspection blitz on maternity units amid new system safety concerns

New targets to curb hours lost to ambulances waiting outside A&E in bid to cut winter pressures

‘To have this plan from NHS England for winter set out in August highlights just how busy this winter could get,’ says Danny Mortimer, NHS Employers chief Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again

independent.co.uk ,  4 days ago 10
New targets to curb hours lost to ambulances waiting outside A&E in bid to cut winter pressures

GPs to be supported by 1,000 additional link workers under NHS England winter plan

NHS England has announced the ‘rapid recruitment’ of up to 2,000 additional social prescribing link workers, health coaches and care coordinators among measures to alleviate GP pressures this winter. NHS England today announced a package of measures to ‘rapidly boost capacity and resilience’ in the NHS ahead of ‘additional pressure’ in winter.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  4 days ago 7
GPs to be supported by 1,000 additional link workers under NHS England winter plan

NHS to create 7,000 more beds ahead of busy winter

More emergency call handlers will also be recruited The NHS will create thousands more beds and recruit more emergency call handlers as part of plans to boost capacity ahead of what is expected to be a busy winter. Winter is usually the busiest period for the NHS and health leaders expect the combination of Covid and flu to pile yet more pressure on already stretched services.

examinerlive.co.uk ,  4 days ago 0
NHS to create 7,000 more beds ahead of busy winter

NHS to create thousands more beds and boost 999 staff numbers ahead of winter

The NHS will create thousands more beds and recruit more emergency call handlers as part of plans to boost capacity ahead of what is expected to be a busy winter. The winter is usually the busiest period for the NHS and health leaders expect the combination of Covid and flu to pile yet more pressure on already stretched services.

standard.co.uk ,  4 days ago 3
NHS to create thousands more beds and boost 999 staff numbers ahead of winter

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust cares for 32 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Subscribe to our email and get updates right in your inbox. I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from www.dawlish-today.co.uk. Read our privacy notice Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was caring for 32 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

dawlish-today.co.uk ,  4 days ago 0
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust cares for 32 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Sussex Partnership Trust cares for five Covid-19 patients in hospital

Sussex Partnership Trust was caring for five coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. Sussex Partnership Trust was caring for five coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show. NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on August 9 was up from three on the same day the previous week.

sussexexpress.co.uk ,  4 days ago 0
Sussex Partnership Trust cares for five Covid-19 patients in hospital

NHS England looking for ‘quick wins’ to improve GP access this year

NHS England has set out a target to achieve ‘quick wins’ to improve access to GP practices before the end of the financial year. As part of a new business plan for 2022/23 published this week, NHS England set out improving ‘access to primary care’ as one of its ten ‘key commitments’.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  4 days ago 7
NHS England looking for ‘quick wins’ to improve GP access this year

GP patient survey 2022: every doctor’s surgery and practice in England and Scotland rated - find yours

Patients in both England and Scotland are becoming less happy with their local GP surgery, official surveys show. Find out how your local practice was rated by patients using our interactive tables. Patient satisfaction with GP surgeries has dipped across both England and Scotland over the past year, results of two official surveys show.

nationalworld.com ,  4 days ago 658
GP patient survey 2022: every doctor’s surgery and practice in England and Scotland rated - find yours

A and E failing to hit target

BARNSLEY Hospital is falling short of NHS targets for all patients to A and E being seen within a four-hour period. NHS England figures show 8,856 patients visited in July - a rise of 3 per cent on the 8,610 visits recorded during June, and 1 per cent more than the 8,788 patients seen in July 2021.

barnsleychronicle.com ,  4 days ago 2
A and E failing to hit target

University Hospitals Sussex Trust: all the key numbers for the NHS Trust in June

More than 100,000 patients were waiting for routine treatment at University Hospitals Sussex Trust in June, figures show. More than 100,000 patients were waiting for routine treatment at University Hospitals Sussex Trust in June, figures show. The Nuffield Trust said there would not be any let up for the NHS in dealing with the backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic and that the "broken and overstretched care system" continues to hinder staff's best efforts.

sussexexpress.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
University Hospitals Sussex Trust: all the key numbers for the NHS Trust in June