Category: Health and Wellbeing

Responding to the latest COVID-19 mortality figures for England and Wales from the ONS, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “There is a downward trend in the NHS, in care homes and…

“Complex social, political, economic and ecological forces not only drive infectious disease emergence, but increase our susceptibility to epidemics when they occur,” says Freya Jephcott. Her interdisciplinary approach considers the science of disease outbreaks alongside the beliefs and practices of public…

Comment from Ed Bradley, Director of Virtualstock, marketplace platform working with 139 trusts to supply them with PPE The UK’s watchdog for monitoring how the government spends public money said that the NHS has largely failed in its attempts to…

View this email in your browser Responding to the health unions’ blueprint for the safe opening up of the NHS, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said: “The last two months have…

Conclusion We are at a critical point in the pandemic where we are still suffering from a comparatively high level of new cases being identified, with the social care sector suffering from epidemic spread risking the lives of thousands of very…

Doctors and nurses in the United Kingdom and worldwide are the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. This study ranks the 36 countries in the OECD according to how much they pay their frontline healthcare workers. The UK ranks 13th highest in the OECD for salaries of healthcare…

A Cambridgeshire care community is calling for a change in perception of the social care sector, as it expresses concern about the narrative in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, which fails to do justice to the variety of care…

Places matter to improve wellbeing and reduce loneliness. Places like parks, community hubs or museums can provide ‘safe’ spaces that reduce stigma and encourage authentic connections. The places and spaces an activity is held in, or part of, can give us…

Virtualstock Virtualstock’s cloud based platform, The Edge4Health™, delivered in partnership with NHS Shared Business Services, enables hospital trusts to access critical supplies more quickly through their online marketplace and catalogue.  Virtualstock were recently approached by the Department of Health and…

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