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Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
17/01/2017 - 13:04

A sharp rise in demand for GP out-of-hours services in recent weeks has left them coping with up to 15% more work than at the same time last year, according to a survey of providers.

In the latest sign of the winter crisis engulfing parts of the NHS, Urgent Health UK (UHUK),...

Submitted by Hazel Harrison
31/05/2016 - 14:32

We are delighted to announce that NEMS CBS (Community Benefit Services Limited) have joined UHUK. They provide a range of 24/7 urgent primary care services across Nottinghamshire, excluding Bassetlaw, with a patient population of approx.1million.

NEMS CBS has a long history of partnership...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
18/04/2016 - 15:06

At the General meeting held in February this year we agreed to the appointment of four non-executive directors of Urgent Health UK Ltd.

The purpose of the appointments is seen as fourfold;

  • To narrow the gap between the small executive directors’ team and the wider membership...
Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
12/02/2016 - 09:23

Following receiving another year of full accreditation by Social Enterprise Mark (SE Mark), Urgent Health UK is calling for policy makers and commissioners to place a greater focus on social value in the design of health and social care services. This will be the fifth year UHUK has received full...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
11/01/2016 - 15:50

In a comment piece on A&E services for the Mirror, Justin Madders MP, Labour Shadow Health Minister, has called for the co-location of A&E and GP-led out-of-hours services. Madders argues, “You can’t stop people going to A&E. But if we put the local GPs next to A&E the less seriously...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
11/12/2015 - 08:52

Urgent Health UK (UHUK) welcomes NHS England’s decision to cover the medical indemnity costs of GPs undertaking out-of-hours shifts over the winter period.

This temporary respite will help to ease some of the significant pressures on out-of-hospital urgent care providers, thus, enabling them...

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