NIHR's health research portal now available through NHS App

"Be Part of Research" online service encourages members of the public to get involved in health research

NHS Strikes: New offer sees some unions call off strikes in Wales

A new pay offer from the Welsh Government has seen the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and GMB union suspend strike action.

Following parliamentary approval, the regulations abolish NHS Digital and transfer its functions to NHS England.

NHS Food Scanner app recommends unhealthy food products

Healthy Eating app launched last year recommends biscuits, cakes, crisps, chocolate puddings and fizzy drinks.

Cannabis treatment approved for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Clinical trials showed that when used alongside standard patient care such as typical antiseizure medications, cannabidiol reduces the frequency of seizures by almost a third (30 per cent), increasing the number of days patients can go without a seizure compared with placebo.

NHS Wales launches workforce implementation plan

A recruitment drive is planned for later in 2023, which follows on from last year’s successful ‘Once for Wales’ pilot campaign.

NHS strikes: Worse is to come, warns NHS Providers

NHS Providers is warning that upcoming industrial action, set to be the biggest in the history of the NHS, could cause the worst disruption from wa

Backed by a £1 billion dedicated fund, the plan provides for 800 new ambulances (including 100 specialist mental health vehicles) and 5,000 more sustainable hospital beds.

Three quarters of parents In favour of chickenpox vaccination

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is considering whether to recommend adding the varicella vaccine to the childhood vaccination schedule.

Urgent and Emergency Care plan to focus on home treatment

As part of a new 'Urgent and Emergency Care Plan' to reduce waiting times, elderly and vulnerable people will receive tailored support at home, according to the government.

New solar panels at ULCH aim to help hit net zero early

The panels form part of a new strategy ‘Critical Care For Our Climate’, which aims to build sustainability in key areas such as clinical care, procurement and supply chain, estates, technology, transport, education and engagement.

Study highlights need for more ear wax removal services

A Manchester University study entitled Ear wax management in primary care: what the busy GP needs to know has highlighted the need for better access to ear wax removal services.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended to the government that plans should be made for those at higher risk of

A marketing campaign has launched to support the recruitment of more adult social care workers in Scotland in an attempt to address the high level

NHS Digital has updated its security awareness toolkit Keep I.T.

Welsh health minister, Eluned Morgan, has announced £5 million of funding aimed to increase the number of allied health professionals (AHP) and inc

The NHS has urged those eligible for cervical screening to come forward for an appointment, as the latest data reveals that nearly a third of those

Concern has been raised over the decrease in HPV vaccine coverage among secondary school pupils, as Cervical Cancer Prevention Week started on Mond

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