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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...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
30/11/2015 - 08:47

Urgent Health UK, the federation of social enterprise providers of out-of-hospital urgent care, has today launched a position statement at the Houses of Commons outlining seven calls for a more integrated urgent and emergency care sector.

As winter pressures begin to take their toll, the...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
03/11/2015 - 10:26

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Health UK call for the co-location of urgent care services with A&E departments

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Health UK today make the case for the immediate co-location of out-of-hours urgent and emergency primary...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
13/10/2015 - 10:44

CHoC currently deliver urgent care across Cumbria, providing a high quality, responsive primary care service and operate a single point of access for a variety of day time services. CHoC are now extending the range of services provided to include day time general practice.  We are delighted to...

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
05/10/2015 - 09:59

Millions of patients will benefit from ground-breaking plans for 7-day access to both their GPs and hospitals, David Cameron has announced.

  • A new GP contract to support doctors to deliver 7-day services and integrate care
  • All patients to have access to 7-day GP care by 2020...
Submitted by Sarah Fletcher
21/09/2015 - 14:56

The speech sets out the case for changes within Emergency Departments which will complement the Keogh initiatives, making the case for:

  • the co-location of out of hours urgent and emergency care services with A&E
  • two new performance metrics to go alongside the four hour...


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