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Mental health services boosted by £150m government funding

Money will be used to build 150 new facilities to support mental health urgent and emergency care services

NHS to expand services to keep vulnerable out of hospital

Tens of thousands of elderly and vulnerable people will receive tailored support at home as part of a new NHS plan to improve waiting times for eme...

£2.5m for kidney disease research

Landmark funding announcement supports researchers across the UK to further understanding of kidney disease and transform treatments for patients

How long are we prepared to wait and see if the NHS improves?

Ivor Campbell of Snedden Campbell, a search company for the medical technology industry (pictured below), looks at the importance placed by health...

Dire condition of healthcare estate is impacting patient care

BMA report calls for immediate capital investment in crumbling buildings and more-supportive working environments for NHS staff

£250m cash injection to speed up hospital discharge

NHS will buy thousands of extra beds in care homes and other settings to help discharge more patients from hospital

Enabling transformation through smart finance

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has placed even greater pressure on already-stretched healthcare systems, Chris Wilkinson of Siemens Financial...

50 new surgical hubs set to open across England

Operating units, backed by £1.5bn in government funding, will help bust COVID-19 backlogs

Number of defibrillators to be increased with new funding

Life-saving devices will be increased by at least 1,000 following £1m government funding boost

Funding available for West Midlands health and care SMEs

Innovation fund drives digital innovation in the health and care sector

Comment: Building a futureproof healthcare system

John McDonald of GRAHAM explores how the healthcare construction sector can play its part in achieving efficiencies across services

Over £175m for cutting-edge genomics research

Government announces funding to create the most-advanced genomic healthcare system in the world, helping to save lives and improve health outcomes

Comment: Accommodating the care crisis

Jitesh Patel, senior development manager at Kajima, argues that the NHS needs to develop a new solution on a national scale to improve both the hea...

Settlement reached in court battle over hospital construction defects

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Lendlease agree out-of-court settlement over problems with the £95m emergency care hospital project

Comment: A smart start for smart hospitals

Gary Thompson, UK sales director for Siemens industries and markets at Siemens Financial Services (SFS), explores the application of smart building...