The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada have joined together to

The government has announced almost £5 million to fund 'Early Support Hubs' to deliver mental health support for children and young people.

The Scottish Government has announced a £50 million funding package for Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) recruitment and up to £12 million to expan

The NHS has announced an expansion to its virtual wards programme, with thousands of patients with heart failure set to be treated from home.

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is urging those celebrating Diwali to take up the offer of their flu and COVID vaccines if they are eligible.

Recently released data has shown that more than a third of nurses who retired two years ago had returned to practice 12 months later.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its State of Care report.

Thousands more healthcare staff working in local communities are providing expanded support for patients.

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC’s) annual assessment of the state of health and adult social care in England, which looks at the quality of care over the past year, highlights that a combination of the cost-of-living crisis and workforce pressures risks ‘unfair care’ for many people.

Thirwall enquiry terms of reference published

The terms of reference for the statutory inquiry following the horrific murders and attempted murders committed by Lucy Letby have been published

RCGP chair calls for safety alert system in general practice

Professor Kamila Hawthorne: “General practice is a safety-critical industry yet GPs have none of the mechanisms that other safety-critical professions, such as the air traffic industry, have in place to protect them."

NICE recommends additional rehab for stroke patients

In updated guidance, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is recommending that stroke sufferers who have continuing impairments should be offered additional rehabilitation.

Eluned Morgan praises digital rollout in Wales

Wales Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan has praised the rollout of two digital projects being rolled out by NHS Wales organisations

Glofitamab approved for aggressive B-cell lymphoma treatment

The treatment will be made available within weeks for patients who have had two or more cancer treatments that have not been fully effective

Gambling operator levy could raise £100m for prevention and treatment

The Government proposes to set the levy as a new 1% fee on gross gambling yield for online gambling operators, while traditional betting shops and casinos will pay a proposed fee of around 0.4%

Exercise sessions offered to combat peripheral artery disease

A collaboration between York St John University and York and Scarborough Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to offer a claudication exercise service to people suffering with leg pain as a result of peripheral artery disease.

Medical leaders sign open letter praising Federated Data Platform pilots

“Our endorsement of the FDP is based on our extensive experience and involvement in pilot initiatives.”

Cambridge Childrens Hospital to begin construction in early 2024

Subject to capital funding review in April 2024, work can now commence on the Full Business Case for the first specialist children’s hospital for the East of England


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