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Changing the lives of children with a new cystic fibrosis treatment

Changing the lives of children with a new cystic fibrosis treatment

The National Health Service (NHS) has announced a new cystic fibrosis treatment is now available, which will benefit hundreds of children. Patients in England were...
New treatment reduces effects of peanut allergy to benefit children

New treatment reduces effects of peanut allergy to benefit children

Thousands of children and young people will receive pioneering treatment for peanut allergy after NHS England secured the first deal of its kind in...
NHS App

NHS App reaches 22 million users in three years

Since its inception in December 2018, it has been revealed that over 22 million people have used the revolutionary NHS App. In its three-year existence,...
GP appointments

40% of GP appointments in England consist of ‘frequent attenders’

A novel study has revealed that ‘frequent attenders’ comprise around four in ten GP appointments in England, potentially exposing the reason behind the growing...

Dissecting the impacts of the pandemic on health and social care workers

Workforce management specialists, Quinyx, outline the findings of their insightful study of how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected our health and social care...
England introducing new COVID guidelines to fight Omicron spread

England introducing new COVID guidelines to fight Omicron spread

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed new COVID guidelines in England as Omicron spreads quickly across the UK. New COVID guidelines will include the return...
£700m investment into NHS hospitals this winter

£700m investment into NHS hospitals this winter

NHS hospitals will benefit from a share of £700m to help tackle waiting lists and improve care. It will help over 785 schemes across...
Antibiotic-resistant infections have fallen for the first time since 2016

Antibiotic-resistant infections have fallen for the first time since 2016

New data by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows that antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections fell in 2020, from 65,583 in 2019 to 55,384. However,...
New study shows that childhood obesity in England is at a record high

New study shows that childhood obesity in England is at a record high

The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) is the Government’s approach to tackling childhood obesity by measuring children in reception (age four to five) and year...
Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

The Health and Social Care Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced that NHS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they...
community diagnostic hubs

Healing from the COVID-19 pandemic with community diagnostic centres

With mounting pressure on NHS services, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peter Harrison, Managing Director of Siemens Healthineers GB&I, outlines the benefits...
NHS funding

UK announce substantial NHS funding to tackle patient waiting times

The UK government has revealed that they will be providing £248m NHS funding to reduce patient waiting lists and enhance diagnostics. The sizeable NHS funding...
UK healthcare

Preventing future pandemics requires UK healthcare system innovation

Leading healthcare boss Graham Ewart, CEO of Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), outlines the challenges faced by the UK’s healthcare system, and how improvements to...
health inequalities

Combatting UK health inequalities with Artificial Intelligence

Four projects have been awarded substantial funding to address the growing problem of health inequalities in the UK using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The £1.4m funding...
adult social care

UK award substantial funding to safeguard adult social care this winter

The UK government has revealed that it will be providing considerable funding to support the adult social care sector throughout winter, a particularly challenging...
health innovations

Ensuring the future of the NHS with revolutionary health innovations

Lorna Green, the Director of Enterprise and Growth at Innovation Agency, part of the Academic Health Science Network, speaks about how health innovations are...
GP-turnover

GP turnover rates in England continually increased over last decade

The proportion of general practices with a high turnover rate has almost doubled in ten years, a new study has shown. Academics from the University...
acute-medical-units

Recommendations issued to improve patient safety in acute medical units

Digital healthcare and an increase in senior staff availability are just some of the recommendations made by experts following a ten-year patient safety analysis...
robotic-technology

Robotic technology increases surgical efficiency at NHS hospital

An NHS hospital in Gloucestershire has adopted new robotic technology to make minimally invasive surgery more readily available to patients. Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, part of...
local government funding

Cuts to local government funding in England linked to lower life expectancy

UK researchers have conducted a novel study indicating that reductions in England's local government funding have potentially influenced declines in life expectancy. The study, led...

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