It ’ s time to halt NHS staff exodus with game-changing pay rise, say health unions
The mounting NHS staffing crisis and long waiting times will become permanent unless the government brings in a game-changing retention package, with an inflation-busting pay rise at its heart, say health unions today (Monday). In evidence to the independent NHS pay review body (NHSPRB), the 14 unions – representing 1.2 million health staff in England – are calling on ministers to act urgently with a significant wage boost. They say this would help halt the growing exodus of exhausted staff from the NHS. The unions warn that without a decent pay rise this year, the NHS will continue to lose staff at alarming rates,...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 24, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release healthcare nhs pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Minister defends Government cancer record despite treatment delays and spiralling diagnostic waits
The Government has defended its handling of cancer care during the Covid pandemic despite worsening waiting times for patients to be diagnosed and treated for the disease in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sajid Javid plans 'academy school' style NHS revolution in bid to reduce hospital waiting times
Sajid Javid is set to lay out plans for an academy-style system in the NHS, giving managers at well-run hospitals more freedom - as a new study suggests NHS bosses need more discretion to have impact. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slovenia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Oct;23(1):1-183.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Slovene health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Slovenia has a statutory health insurance system with a single public insurer, providing almost universal coverage for a broad benefits package, though some services require relatively high levels of co-insurance (called co-payments in Slovenia). To cover these costs, about 95% of the population liable for cost-sharing purchases complementary, voluntary health insurance. Health expenditu...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Tit Albreht Katherine Polin Radivoje Pribakovi ć Brinovec Marjeta Kuhar Mircha Poldrugovac Petra Ogrin Rehberger Valentina Prevolnik Rupel Pia Vracko Source Type: news

Croatia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Nov;23(2):1-146.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Croatian health system reviews developments in its organization and governance, financing, provision of services, health reforms and health system performance. Croatia has a mandatory social health insurance system with nearly universal population coverage and a generous benefits package. Although per capita spending is low when compared to other EU countries, the share of public spending as a proportion of current health expenditure is high and out-of-pocket payments are low. There are sufficient physical and human resources overall, but some more remo...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Aleksandar Dzakula Dorja Vo čanec Maja Banadinovic Maja Vajagic Karmen Lon čarek Iva Luka čevic Lovrenčic Dagmar Radin Bernd Rechel Source Type: news

Slovenia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Oct;23(1):1-183.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Slovene health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Slovenia has a statutory health insurance system with a single public insurer, providing almost universal coverage for a broad benefits package, though some services require relatively high levels of co-insurance (called co-payments in Slovenia). To cover these costs, about 95% of the population liable for cost-sharing purchases complementary, voluntary health insurance. Health expenditu...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Tit Albreht Katherine Polin Radivoje Pribakovi ć Brinovec Marjeta Kuhar Mircha Poldrugovac Petra Ogrin Rehberger Valentina Prevolnik Rupel Pia Vracko Source Type: news

Croatia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Nov;23(2):1-146.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Croatian health system reviews developments in its organization and governance, financing, provision of services, health reforms and health system performance. Croatia has a mandatory social health insurance system with nearly universal population coverage and a generous benefits package. Although per capita spending is low when compared to other EU countries, the share of public spending as a proportion of current health expenditure is high and out-of-pocket payments are low. There are sufficient physical and human resources overall, but some more remo...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Aleksandar Dzakula Dorja Vo čanec Maja Banadinovic Maja Vajagic Karmen Lon čarek Iva Luka čevic Lovrenčic Dagmar Radin Bernd Rechel Source Type: news

Slovenia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Oct;23(1):1-183.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Slovene health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Slovenia has a statutory health insurance system with a single public insurer, providing almost universal coverage for a broad benefits package, though some services require relatively high levels of co-insurance (called co-payments in Slovenia). To cover these costs, about 95% of the population liable for cost-sharing purchases complementary, voluntary health insurance. Health expenditu...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Tit Albreht Katherine Polin Radivoje Pribakovi ć Brinovec Marjeta Kuhar Mircha Poldrugovac Petra Ogrin Rehberger Valentina Prevolnik Rupel Pia Vracko Source Type: news

Croatia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Nov;23(2):1-146.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Croatian health system reviews developments in its organization and governance, financing, provision of services, health reforms and health system performance. Croatia has a mandatory social health insurance system with nearly universal population coverage and a generous benefits package. Although per capita spending is low when compared to other EU countries, the share of public spending as a proportion of current health expenditure is high and out-of-pocket payments are low. There are sufficient physical and human resources overall, but some more remo...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Aleksandar Dzakula Dorja Vo čanec Maja Banadinovic Maja Vajagic Karmen Lon čarek Iva Luka čevic Lovrenčic Dagmar Radin Bernd Rechel Source Type: news

Slovenia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Oct;23(1):1-183.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Slovene health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Slovenia has a statutory health insurance system with a single public insurer, providing almost universal coverage for a broad benefits package, though some services require relatively high levels of co-insurance (called co-payments in Slovenia). To cover these costs, about 95% of the population liable for cost-sharing purchases complementary, voluntary health insurance. Health expenditu...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Tit Albreht Katherine Polin Radivoje Pribakovi ć Brinovec Marjeta Kuhar Mircha Poldrugovac Petra Ogrin Rehberger Valentina Prevolnik Rupel Pia Vracko Source Type: news

Croatia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Nov;23(2):1-146.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Croatian health system reviews developments in its organization and governance, financing, provision of services, health reforms and health system performance. Croatia has a mandatory social health insurance system with nearly universal population coverage and a generous benefits package. Although per capita spending is low when compared to other EU countries, the share of public spending as a proportion of current health expenditure is high and out-of-pocket payments are low. There are sufficient physical and human resources overall, but some more remo...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Aleksandar Dzakula Dorja Vo čanec Maja Banadinovic Maja Vajagic Karmen Lon čarek Iva Luka čevic Lovrenčic Dagmar Radin Bernd Rechel Source Type: news

Clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic
This report finds that elective recovery plans are threatened by pressure on emergency care with a record number of 999 calls and waiting times in emergency departments at record levels. It concludes that tackling the wider backlog caused by the pandemic is a major and ' unquantifiable ' challenge. It calls for a broad national health and care recovery plan to include mental health, primary care, community care and social care as well as emergency care. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multi-objective automated guided vehicle scheduling based on MapReduce framework - Shi W, Tang DB, Zou P.
During material handling processes, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) pose a path conflict problem. To solve this problem, we proposed a multi-objective scheduling model based on total driving distance and waiting time, and used the A* path planning algorit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news