New quality of life for cancer patients

New plans by NHS England will involve tracking cancer patients' quality of life to radically improve care and support for sufferers when treatment ends.

NHS on high alert in case of heavy winter flu burden

Britain could face a high increase in flu cases this winter which could make it harder for hospitals, GP surgeries and care homes to cope.

Whipps Cross Hospital care getting better

A hospital in east London has begun to show signs of improvement two years after being placed in special measures by the CQC.

Mayor calls for greater role in NHS in London

Sadiq Khan has called for a greater role in the NHS in the capital and set out six key assurances needed from government to ensure Londoners get the best healthcare possible.

GP improvement projects delayed

Around 600 GP premises improvement projects have been delayed because they depend on negotiations over new reimbursement terms and conditions.

Jeremy Hunt to unveil digital-led NHS treatment plans for 2018

Hunt will pledge that every patient in England should have access to their medical records via an app by the end of 2018 at the NHS Expo 2017.

Simon Stevens to unveil new plans to transform patient care

The head of NHS England is to set out new plans for the NHS to free up funds for the latest world class treatments.

NHS and PHE launch new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes

The NHS and PHE are to announce a new drive to save thousands of lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes resulting from cardiovascular disease.

Insomnia treatment could reduce mental health problems

New research has suggested that treating insomnia could reduce mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and paranoia.

NHS to help those with disabilities access GP services online

NHS England has published a set of new practical guides to help patients with disabilities access GP online services.

Four ambulance services begin new response times

Four of England’s ambulance services have begun the roll out of new response times announced in July this year.

Waiting times encouraging private treatment

Increasing numbers of patients are turning towards private treatment because of delays for treatment within the NHS.

First ever virtual reality neurosurgery film

A neurosurgeon has produced the first ever 360 virtual reality film showing a patient undergoing surgery to treat life-threatening brain aneurysms.

Burnham pays tribute to NHS staff

Andy Burnham opened the NHS Expo 2017 by praising the ‘heroic efforts’ of NHS staff for their care of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

Innovative digital technology solutions to improve care

A new publication has investigated how vanguard-implemented digital solutions are helping the NHS respond to rising demand on services.

Maternity wards more likely to shut at weekends

A new report has found that women in labour are more likely to be turned away from maternity units at weekends and during summer holidays.


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