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NHS England has announced that Professor Stephen Powis has been appointed as its new national medical director.

NHS England has announced that Professor Stephen Powis has been appointed as its new national medical director.

Professor Powis is replacing Professor Sir Bruce Keogh who announced in April 2017 his plan to step down after 10 years of loyal services.

Professor Powis is currently holding several positions, including group chief medical officer at the Royal Free London NHS foundation trust.

The vast experience and knowledge he has acquired throughout his career will help him enhance the digital and innovation opportunities to improve the NHS.

General practice must deliver patient-centred care to drive change, a Trust chair has said

General practice must deliver patient-centred care to drive change, a Trust chair has said
The NHS has lost nearly four million hospital bed days since 2011 because of problems in social care, an analysis by charity Age UK has revealed.

The NHS has lost nearly four million hospital bed days since 2011 because of problems in social care, an analysis by charity Age UK has revealed.
The English and Welsh prison system is experiencing a mental health crisis.

The English and Welsh prison system is experiencing a mental health crisis.
Two thirds of vacant radiologist positions have been unfilled for a year or more, according to figures released by the Royal College of Radiologists.

Two thirds of vacant radiologist positions have been unfilled for a year or more, according to figures released by the Royal College of Radiologists.
The CQC has found that Cornwall’s health and social care system ‘is not working well together’.

The CQC has found that Cornwall’s health and social care system ‘is not working well together’.