Hospital doctors 'ill-prepared' for major incident

Half of key hospital doctors likely to be involved in responding to a major incident in the UK are not properly prepared.

Digital diabetes prevention rolled out

Thousands of people who are at risk of Type 2 diabetes will receive digital support to prevent them developing the condition.

A national shortage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is affecting women going through menopause, with many pharmacies out of stock of the most commonly prescribed HRT.

A tool by health social network HealthUnlocked gives patients personalised resources, content and peer-support to help them manage their health conditions

More research needed on cannabis-based medicinal products

NICE has published recommendations on the use of cannabis-based medicinal products following an evaluation of their effectiveness.

Asthma deaths 'highest in a decade'

New data has revealed that deaths from asthma in England and Wales are the highest they have been in more than a decade.

NHS waiting list for operations reaches record high

New NHS England statistics show that there are 4.4 million people in England waiting for an NHS operation, the highest total on record.

Diabetes treatment targets improve healthcare costs

Reductions in healthcare costs could be achieved if blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol treatment targets were met.

SECAmb handed five-year NHS111 CAS contract

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a contract to provide the new NHS111 Clinical Assessment Service.

National artificial intelligence lab to be established

The government has announced that £250 million will be invested in boosting the role of artificial intelligence within the health service.

DHSC criticised for ignoring importance of fat reduction

Action on Sugar and Action on Salt are calling on the government to introduce a calorie levy.

Additional treatment option for people with early breast cancer

NICE has recommended neratinib as an additional treatment for some people with early signs of breast cancer.

New proposals to end row with doctors over pensions

The government has said it wants to change pension rules for top doctors, surgeons and other high-earning clinicians.

100,000 full-time staff needed for NHS, says new report

Skills shortages are severely impacting on the NHS with one in eleven posts unfilled, according to the Edge Foundation.

Open letter for PM to solve dementia care crisis

The Alzheimer’s Society hhas launched a public open letter calling on the Prime Minister to solve the dementia care crisis.

£98 million Healthy Ageing Programme launches

The £98 million Healthy Ageing Programme has opened its first tranche of competitions, hoping to help us live more independent lives as we age.

Accredited suppliers for electronic patient records

NHSX and NHS England have published a list of accredited suppliers of electronic patient record solutions, to improve digitisation.

Increase in the number of fit notes issued

New statistics show that the number of fit notes issued by GPs has increased by almost nearly nine per cent in the past two years.



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