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The lesson of Prince Harry’s grief?

The lesson of Prince Harry’s grief ? We need mental health services for all. 0ne of my strongest memories of attending Princess Diana’s funeral is of sitting up high in Westminster Abbey and looking down on her young sons. During the long service no one touched them or hugged them, though everyone was moved by [...]

NHS faces ‘staffing crisis’ among nurses

Ageing workforce and reliance on immigrants could create major problems, warns Royal College of Nursing A shortage of talent, and an uncertain post-Brexit future for foreign workers, could lead to a major staffing shortage among nurses in the NHS, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned in a new report. <a href='http://adserver.hrreview.co.uk/adserver/www/delivery/ck.php?n=255a1b&cb=d3f876203997c894a3bf9555781d0803' target='_blank'><img src='http://adserver.hrreview.co.uk/adserver/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=4&cb=d3f876203997c894a3bf9555781d0803&Category=_Carousel_News_&Tag=_Brexit_HR_NHS_Staff+shortage_&block=1&n=255a1b' [...]

How can behavioural insights make care more person-centred?

Source: NHE Sep/Oct 16 Michael Hallsworth and Hannah Burd of the Behavioural Insights Team explain how two new guides aim to deliver more effective person-centred care. The key to delivering person-centred care is to start simple. Toby* was struggling to manage his latest episode of bipolar disorder and wanted to take greater control of his [...]

NHS England to set up ‘Brexit unit’ to ensure smooth transition

NHS England is in the process of establishing a special unit to deal with the impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union to ensure “a smooth transition and protect the NHS”. Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England, said at an NHS board meeting this morning that the NHS Brexit unit would “make sure, [...]

What should everyone know about health care

Will removing bursaries for student nurses actually lead to more nursing staff?

Demand pressures on the NHS rise every year. To cope with these pressures and provide the same quality of service, we need to train more clinical professionals and nurses in Britain year after year. But we trained 19% fewer nurses in 2015 than a decade ago. The problem of understaffing in the NHS has been [...]

How dieters are in denial: People underestimate how much they eat by up to 50%

Many a dieter 'forgets' about a chocolate bar they've eaten in the hope the calories didn't count. Now, a study reveals the practice of living in denial may be more widespread than ever. People are under-reporting how many calories they consume by up to 50 per cent, a new study suggests. Many national surveys conclude [...]