England's top doctor has warned pressure on NHS hospitals this winter is “not letting up”, with thousands more patients in hospital compared to the same time last year.
Two million more GP appointments a month are being delivered for patients compared to the same month before the pandemic, as part of the NHS primary care access recovery plan.
Trials of new wireless technologies to help improve patient care and strengthen connectivity in A&Es and ambulance bays are set to launch across seven NHS trusts, following new funding from NHS England.
An NHS.uk webpage offering advice on the possible signs and symptoms of cancer has seen a jump of over 50% in the number of visits since news broke of the King's recent diagnosis.
The NHS waiting list fell in December for the third month running, while winter pressure continued to hit the health service hard with A&E and ambulance services experiencing their busiest ever January.
Dentists are going to be supported to take on new NHS patients in the new dental recovery plan. The plan aims to make sure everyone who needs to see a dentist, particularly those who have been unable to access care ...
Patients will benefit from millions more NHS dental appointments over the next year, thanks to a major new plan to ensure easier and faster access to NHS dental care across England.
A former greengrocer has described how an NHS apprenticeship “truly changed” his life and set him on the path to becoming a nurse.
Tens of thousands of people with Jewish ancestry who are more likely to carry a genetic fault that can increase the risk of developing some cancers will receive genetic testing through a new programme announced by the NHS in England yesterday.
The NHS's top emergency doctor has warned the health service is still in the thick of winter, with norovirus and flu cases at their highest levels this winter and up three-quarters on the same week last year.
Patients can now get treatment for seven common conditions directly from their local pharmacy, without the need for a GP appointment or prescription. The Pharmacy First scheme was launched by the government and NHS England on 31 January 2024 ...
Millions of people are now able to use the NHS App to view their prescriptions for the first time.
Thousands of women are being urged to attend NHS breast screening appointments as new figures show that, despite a slight increase in uptake in the last year, over a third of women still did not take up the potentially lifesaving offer.
Patients in England will be able to get treatment for seven common conditions at their high street pharmacy from today without needing to see a GP, as part of a major transformation in the way the NHS delivers care.
Transition to NRFit connectors for intrathecal and epidural procedures, and delivery of regional blocks
A National Patient Safety Alert has been issued by the NHS England National Patient Safety Team, co-badged by the Association of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group, instructing all relevant NHS funded providers to transition to NRFit™ connectors for all intrathecal and epidural procedures, and delivery of regional blocks. Transition should be completed by 31 January 2025.
The Prime Minister has set out plans to build a better and brighter future for children. This includes the introduction of a new law to stop children who turn 15 this year or younger from ever legally being sold cigarettes ...
Over 5,500 nursing associates working in the NHS with more to come under NHS Long Term Workforce Plan
Since joining to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register in 2019, 5,500 nursing associates are working in the NHS as it marks the fifth-year anniversary of the first cohort joining the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.
NHS skin cancer information webpage sees 1 visit every 13 seconds following Duchess of York diagnosis
Visits to the NHS webpage on melanoma skin cancer saw an increase in visits of 741% following the recent announcement from the Duchess of York.
There are more nurses and midwives working in the NHS than ever before according to new figures published yesterday.
The head of the NHS has praised the hard work of staff for rolling out 5,000 additional permanent, staffed beds this winter - during a period of industrial action and significant pressure.
Millions of parents and carers in England are being urged to book their children in for their missed measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as part of a major new NHS drive to protect children from becoming seriously unwell, as measles cases continue to rise across the country.
Thousands more young people urged to take up HPV vaccine to meet NHS cervical cancer elimination goal
The NHS is urging young people and parents of 12 and 13-year-olds to ensure they consent to having the HPV vaccine, as new figures out today show around one in six girls and one in five boys are not fully vaccinated by year 10.
First patients with inherited blood disorders to get world-first NHS test to curb transfusion side effects
From today (Monday 22 January), thousands of people with sickle cell disorder and thalassaemia in England will have access a world-first ‘blood matching' genetic test on the NHS to better match their blood transfusions, reducing the risk of side effects and offering more personalised care.
Thousands of people were in hospital with seasonal viruses last week - including rising numbers with norovirus - as NHS staff continue to deal with a range of winter pressures.
The NHS is encouraging retired doctors to return to the health service to help bring down long waits for elective care, making it easier and more flexible for staff to return to the NHS as part of the Long Term Workforce Plan.