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NHS told to ditch 'outdated' pagers
…The NHS has been told to stop using pagers for communications by 2021, in order…% of the total left in use globally. They cost the NHS about £6.6m a year, because only one…" and said he wanted to rid the NHS of "archaic technology like pagers and fax machines…


Kent and Medway NHS Trust gives mental health patients a 'good' service
…An NHS trust that was criticised for its treatment of mental health patients… to heavy caseloads and staffing levels had been placed on Kent and Medway NHS Trust…


Barnsley NHS mobility scheme sees equipment reused
… saved the NHS thousands of pounds. Items such as Zimmer frames, toilet chairs…


NHS Grampian to make improvements in elderly care at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
NHS Grampian has been given eight areas for improvement after an inspection… highlighted issues including the need for personal care plans for each patient. NHS


NHS Tayside on road to recovery, report says
NHS Tayside is "on the road to recovery" but still needs to make major changes… that were set out in June 2017. Its ranking on an NHS performance scale has been…. The board's new ranking on the NHS Board Performance Escalation Framework means…


RAF Lakenheath: USAF nurses work in NHS hospitals
… working at NHS hospitals in England in a bid to refresh "rusty" skills. The USAF… American airforce surgeons have carried out placements at NHS hospitals, and in future… a "long term potential goal" would be treating NHS patients at RAF Lakenheath's…


Pencoed academy tackles NHS Wales radiologist shortage
…The head of a new NHS academy believes it can be a "game changer" in training… in Wales, so scans of patients from across the NHS can be accessed. This also means…." Dr Sian Phillips said radiology has become central to what the NHS does Dr Sian…


Pencoed radiologist academy: Scans 'pivotal' for NHS to work
…There are hopes a new NHS academy can be a "game changer" in training more…


Patients owe Scots NHS £3.2m in treatment costs
…A failure to identify those patients not entitled to free NHS care is costing… committee made the claim after figures showed NHS Scotland was owed more than £3.2m… resident" in the UK are charged for using NHS services. The system in Scotland differs…


NHS Borders unveils new chief executive
…A new chief executive will take over at NHS Borders from May this year. Ralph… Roberts - currently chief executive with NHS Shetland - will replace Jane Davidson who… with NHS Borders between 1995 and 2010. Health board chairman John Raine said Mr…







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