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New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes. Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the…

Responding to the Topol Review, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said: “Technology can have a transformative effect on our health service, making it better for patients all over the country as…

                                                          Responding to NHS England’s latest winter situation reports, Nick Ville, Director…

 A new report  published today by Pulse UK, finds stark trends in the workforce culture of the best and worst performing hospital trusts. Key findings include staff at ‘inadequate’ hospital trusts being 20% less likely to believe their trust prioritises…

Responding to the new Primary Care Network and GP contract deal, Matthew Winn, Chair of the Community Network, which has been established by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said: “Primary and community health services working together will make a…

Over half (52 percent) of U.K. employees believe their personal technology feels more modern and is more user friendly than their workplace technology and a further 50 percent wishes their workplace technology performed in a similar manner to their personal…

Analysis of cloud adoption across councils, public bodies, universities and emergency services reveals slow progress and hurdles to climb Universities top the public sector cloud rankings (36% store at least 10% of their data in the cloud), followed by public…

Macmillan cancer support

 Responding to the cancer waiting times for November 2018, published today by NHS England, Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director of Policy and Impact at Macmillan Cancer Support, says: “Behind these figures are people waiting anxiously for a diagnosis and treatment,…

      Responding to the Immigration White Paper, Cavendish Coalition co-convenors Danny Mortimer, Nadra Ahmed and Sara Gorton said: “The Cavendish Coalition represents a UK-wide coalition across social care and health, bringing together employers and unions from the complete…

Responding to the Immigration White Paper, NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer said: “A recent report commissioned by the Cavendish Coalition revealed the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses – enough to staff 45 hospitals – by the end of…