NHS Blood and Transport has called for more organ donations from ethnic minority communities, after figures have revealed a shortage of transport organs for black and Asian people in the UK.

A review by the King’s Fund has warned that unmanageable workloads within the district nursing service in England is leaving the frail and vulnerable at risk.

Hospitals in England have begun strategising plans to prepare for a five day all-out strike by junior doctors.

According to research conducted by the Resolution Foundation, the National Living Wage has had a positive impact of increasing the wages of low paid care workers.

Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, has recently opened a new £2.4 million cancer centre and has begun accepting patients for treatment.

Counter-terrorism posters are set to be placed in 1,000 GP practices across the UK, appearing in Arabic, Urdu, Benglai, Somali, English and Welsh.

Research carried out by the University of Strathclyde has found that allowing children to play particular games on phones and tablets could help doctors correctly diagnose autism.

A study carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE) has claimed not enough is being done to improve air quality, despite it contributing towards over 50,000 deaths in the last 20 years.

A study conducted by the University of Leeds has highlighted that almost one third of patients in England and Wales are misdiagnosed with the wrong condition following a heart attack.

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have discovered a test which could help diagnose early stages of Parkinson’s disease.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has warned that patients are being put at risk by GPs having to carry out consultations in 10 minutes or under, and has called for more funding to be made available to allow appointments to last at least 15 minutes.

According to a study published in The Lancet, teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use ‘magic dolls’ to stimulate the needs of a new born baby are not effective.

Children’s accident and emergency services at Stafford Hospital A&E have been suspended after senior staff labelled it ‘not clinically safe’.

The BBC has reported that it has seen draft sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) which propose numerous cuts to services across the NHS.

The Institute of Public Policy Research has warned that the NHS needs its 57,000 EU national workers in order to avoid an increasing workforce crisis.

According to figures from Public Health England (PHE), Rotavirus infections have fallen by 84 per cent in England, since a vaccine for babies was introduced in 2013.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a statement warning people to take care when consuming food cooked on a barbecue.

Research published in Thorax has warned that musicians playing wind instruments, including trumpets, saxophones and bagpipes, should wash instruments thoroughly and regularly to avoid damaging their lungs.


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