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news image - NHS whistleblowers will be better protected by new rules that prohibit discrimination against them if they seek re-employment in the NHS

6 April 2017 NHS whistleblowers will be better protected by new rules that prohibit discrimination against them if they seek re-employment in the NHS

Plans published will prohibit discrimination against whistleblowers when they apply for jobs with NHS employers. The plans also strengthen the legal recourse whistleblowers can access if they believe they have been discriminated against because they appear to have blown the whistle - with appropriate remedies if their complaint is upheld.

news image - Open heart surgery infection that has taken lives of 15 people

3 April 2017 Open heart surgery infection that has taken lives of 15 people

The body, NHS England confirmed that letters have been sent to patients who have had open heart surgery on the NHS as “precautionary step” to warn patients to what it described as a “low risk” of infection caused by mycobacterium chimaera.

news image - FREE places at The Operating Theatre Summit

24 March 2017 FREE places at The Operating Theatre Summit

The Operating Theatre Summit and Exhibition 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from across public, private and charity sectors. Places are FREE.

news image - NHS expansion plans might make it compulsory for Doctors to work a minimum of five years in the NHS

15 March 2017 NHS expansion plans might make it compulsory for Doctors to work a minimum of five years in the NHS

Plans by Jeremy Hunt to increase the quantity of home-grown doctors could see them being be required to work for the NHS for at least five years after finishing their training.

news image - Faculty of Perioperative Care Conference lectures now available

15 March 2017 Faculty of Perioperative Care Conference lectures now available

news image - Limited funding available to attend the Trauma Care Conference

28 February 2017 Limited funding available to attend the Trauma Care Conference

Your chance to attend the AfPP Perioperative Stream at the upcoming Trauma Care Conference on the 15 March 2017.

news image -  Expected closures of NHS Services

27 February 2017 Expected closures of NHS Services

A study by iTeam has exposed plans to downgrade or close certain NHS hospitals across England.

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22 February 2017 EORNA Programme Preview

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