Patients support the use of patient data in health research but do not like the idea of companies making money from the use of their health data, finds a new report based on the views of 24 people who took part in two focus groups.
The latest UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) report on the routine adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme for 2021 to 2022, which is primarily delivered in schools, shows that coverage in year 8 and year 9 pupils is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels.
After three and a half years of working in healthcare sales for Europe, Sam was keen to return to Bender UK to support the substantial growth within the UK healthcare sector.
UK Government Unveils Programme at Arab Health 2023 to showcase UK Healthcare strengths and explore GCC collaborations
The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has unveiled its extensive programme at Arab Health 2023; the largest healthcare event of its kind in the Middle East.
Aviation-style safety checklist and confidential helpline for surgical community to prevent mental health crisis
The UK’s sole trade union for surgeons and the surgical team; including anaesthetists; has announced the launch of a counselling service, a bullying and harassment helpline and a collaboration with an esteemed clinical psychologist to address an epidemic of surgeon burnout.
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust has expanded its symptomatic and breast screening services with the installation of five MAMMOMAT Revelation mammography systems from Siemens Healthineers across community and hospital settings.
By addressing significant breast imaging workforce shortages, the National Breast Imaging Academy (NBIA) is helping to deliver improved outcomes for patients and to save the health economy £50m over 10 years, according to an independent evaluation report.
The Government has pledged an additional £10 million to provide 29 new NHS breast cancer screening units and nearly 70 life-saving upgrades to services in areas where they are most needed, in a bid to speed up cancer diagnosis.
Patients hospitalised with fractures typically receive an injectable blood thinner, low-molecular-weight heparin, to prevent life-threatening blood clots. A new clinical trial, however, has found that inexpensive over-the-counter aspirin is just as effective.
Nearly half a million people missed out on starting medication to lower their blood pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research supported by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Data Science Centre at Health Data Research UK.
The AfPP Board of Trustees have announced that Dawn Stott has made the decision to retire. Dawn will be stepping down from her position as AfPP CEO at the end of May 2023.
The brand new ‘UK Healthcare Pavilion’ magazine, showcasing the best of UK HealthTech, and comprising a dedicated UK show guide for this year’s Arab Health trade fair, is now available.
The Nuffield Trust think tank has published a new report on the impact of Brexit on the UK’s health and care services. The ongoing monitoring work, funded by the Health Foundation, covers the impact on the NHS and social care workforce, medicine and medical devices supply and the economic cost, and reveals negative effects across these areas.
Thousands of extra medically fit patients will be discharged from hospitals into community care settings, such as care homes, over the coming weeks to free up hospital beds and reduce pressure on the NHS, the Health and Social Care Secretary, Steve Barclay, has announced.
Researchers from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals have found that an at-home test which uses saliva rather than blood provides a faster and more convenient way to diagnose adrenal insufficiency.