Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit published

NHS experts have joined forces with seven leading charities to produce a toolkit that will help local health groups improve health services.

New pilot for people with a learning disability

A new pilot will improve care for people with a learning disability by introducing a reasonable adjustment flag on patient records.

Hundreds buying medical cannabis from private clinics

New reports have claimed that hundreds of people in the UK are using private clinics to purchase medical cannabis.

A-level students encouraged to join NHS workforce

After nearly half a million students gained their A-level results, NHS leaders have called on young people to consider a career in nursing.

Review to consider personalised health checks

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check service.

Dental surgeons calls for schools to go sugar-free

Dental surgeons are urging for the government to encourage all schools in England to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay.

Petition urges PM to stop cuts to adult social care

More than 150,000 people have signed a petition calling for urgent action to fix the system that provides care for older and disabled people.

New service to deliver urgent medicines

A service to deliver urgent medicines and medical products into the UK is to be established as part of Brexit preparations.

NHS should contribute more to local community prosperity

The NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in their operating areas.

Majority of Brits think A&E services are overused

A new survey has revealed that the British population are fairly united in the belief that A&Es are overused.

Leeds collaboration to boost health tech industry

More than three million people across Leeds City Region are set to benefit from health technology advances.

Delays to intravenous feed leaving patients at risk

A shortage of intravenous feed supplies, potentially affecting hundreds of patients, has now been declared a national emergency incident.

CMA probe secures £8 million for the NHS

Drug firm Aspen has offered to pay the NHS £8 million to resolve competition concerns over the supply of a vital medicine.

NHS Digital procures cyber security contract for NHS

The NHS will receive free-to-adopt, world class perimeter security services as a result of NHS Digital signing a new contract with Accenture.

£11m investment in new energy tech for MFT

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is set to invest £10.9 million in new energy technology at two of its hospitals.

Survival rates for many cancers have levelled

New Office for National Statistics figures have shown that survival rates for many cancers have plateaued over the past decade.

GP waiting times exceed two weeks for first time

Over half of GPs have said the average waiting time for non-urgent appointments at their practice is now over two weeks.

First phase of GP IT Futures closes

NHS Digital has completed the first phase of the GP IT Futures procurement process, with 73 suppliers having submitted tender applications.

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