Antidepressants and other psychiatric medications are associated with an almost doubled risk of premature death in patients with heart conditions, according to the latest research.
Local hospitals will be able to quickly activate surge capacity in the independent sector as part of the national COVID response, under a new deal.
More people aged 65 and over have received their flu vaccine this year than ever before. However, uptake in pregnant women, those with underlying health conditions, and preschoolers remains behind uptake in older adults.
A surgical treatment commonly used to reduce epileptic seizures in adults also is effective and safe for children, according to a Rutgers study.
Older patients across China took part in a major multi-centre randomised clinical trial that showed there was no difference in post-operative delirium in older people with a hip fracture if they had a general anaesthesia or a regional anaesthesia.
A study using artificial intelligence to analyse radiographs from thousands of patients after hip replacement surgery redefines the acetabular "safe zone" to help avoid the risk of dislocation.
A debate on preventing surgical fires in the NHS has been held in Westminster Hall, after the issue was put forward by Jim Shannon, MP for Strangford.
‘Frequent attenders’ now make up around 4 in every 10 family doctor (GP) consultations in England, and the proportion of such patients has risen over the past two decades.
A proof-of-concept trial led by the Universities of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has identified a drug that may offer benefit some patients hospitalised with COVID-19 pneumonia.
People who were hospitalised with COVID-19 and continued to experience symptoms at five months show limited further recovery one year after hospital discharge.
People at the highest risk of catching HIV should be offered Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), NICE has recommended for the first time.
Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital, part of the wider Nuffield Health Charity, has achieved the highest possible rating of excellence by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an inspection in October 2021.
Oxford University researchers could enable safer CT imaging of blood vessels through the development of a computational method which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to generate ‘contrast enhanced’ CT scans without contrast dye.
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched an anonymous survey in a bid to better understand the health risks associated with exposure to surgical smoke plume, and the policies currently in place to minimise these risks within UK.
The majority of young people who attended hospital as an inpatient or day case patient during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic were happy with the care they received, said that they were well looked after and that their privacy was respected.