Trust forms company for its Drs in pensions tax workaround
A foundation trust has set up a company with a group of its consultants in a bid to work around the pensions crisis hitting the NHS, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Five new Mary Seacole scholars are unveiled
Five nursing and midwifery specialists were inducted as scholars at this year’s prestigious Mary Seacole awards today (Thursday 24 October) at a ceremony at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. UNISON co-sponsors the awards, which offer an opportunity for healthcare workers to undertake a project, educational or development activity that benefits and improves the health of people from BME communities. Recipients have been working on their projects for the past year, funded by Health Education England, and today is the culmination of all their hard work. The awards are in memory of Mary Seacole, the Jamaican Scottish nurs...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nursing Source Type: news

NHS Health Tech Team of the Year Named
A pioneering NHS trust has been recognised at the 2019 HTN Awards for its innovative work using InterSystems technology to help enhance care for hundreds of thousands of patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was selected by an independent judging panel as the winner of two national awards - Health Tech Team of the Year and, in collaboration with InterSystems, Best use of ePMA, or electronic prescribing and medicines administration. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured InterSystems Business and Industry Source Type: news

SilverCloud Health Marks World Mental Health Day with Major Milestone of More than 300,000 Service Users Treated Through their Digital Mental Health Platform
More than 300,000 people suffering with mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression have now been treated through innovative digital therapy programmes developed as a result of a partnership between Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and SilverCloud Health, the world's leading digital mental health company. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Compass hospital workers take fair pay protest to company ’s Surrey HQ, says UNISON
A coachload of striking Compass workers is today (Tuesday) heading 200 miles south to the company’s Chertsey headquarters to urge their employer to pay them the same as their NHS colleagues, says UNISON. The staff – who work for the contractor at NHS trusts in St Helens and Blackpool – are on the penultimate day of their latest strike action. They’re hoping the doorstep protest will persuade company bosses to end the dispute, which began this summer. The hospital cleaners, caterers, porters, receptionists and security workers have been striking on alternate days since last Monday (14 October) over the company’s f...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 22, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release fair pay health Source Type: news