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Responding to today’s NHS Improvement performance report, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “We cannot go on like this. This is the story of an unsustainable system. The NHS in…

In June 2018, US-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D successfully demonstrated its ability to 3D bioprint human cardiac tissue in patch form in just a few days, well ahead of 6-8 month development time predicted in scientific literature. Although bioprinting is still…

Responding to the call from the Secretary of State for the NHS to become the most advanced health system in the world, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said that on…

Responding to Simon Stevens’ keynote address at Expo 2018, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The recognition from Simon Stevens that the NHS can no longer ‘go it alone’ is welcome news. “There are real opportunities presented…

 As an increasingly resource-strapped NHS faces further pressures to manage demands resulting from an ever-aging UK population, the importance of enabling safe transition back home from hospital for the elderly has never been greater. For both patients – particularly those…

●    More than a third of hospitals in London are in areas where air pollution is ‘likely to rise above legal levels’ ●    University College Hospital in Fitzrovia and Marylebone-based Western Eye Hospital are surrounded by the most…

CANCER RESEARCH UK RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT BOWEL SCREENING WILL BEGIN AT 50 INSTEAD OF 60 Today (Friday) the Department of Health & Social Care and Public Health England announced that they will be lowering the age at which people are first invited…

This week we launched a new Commission on Workers and Technology chaired by Yvette Cooper MP. The two year commission organised by the trade union Community and the Fabian Society will identify the immediate actions that government, employers and trade…

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In new analysis out today, the Office for National Statistics reports that increases in life expectancy are slowing across the UK. In particular, the report notes that increases in the mortality rates for people over the age of 90 echoes…