The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has published new information about serious patient safety incidents for private acute care.
Ablatus Therapeutics has been awarded £1.4m by the UK Government’s Innovate UK to develop its next-generation, minimally-invasive treatment for soft tissue tumours.
From today thousands of NHS cystic fibrosis patients in England can benefit from a ‘transformative’ treatment for cystic fibrosis.
A total of 67 people are now receiving treatment following a HIV and Hepatitis C testing initiative that engages with homeless people during lockdown, led by Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
A project at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) aiming to develop a new method of making grafted blood vessels more resilient has been awarded a grant of over £145,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.
The Prime Minister has promised Trusts, across the UK, a share of £300 million to upgrade their facilities ahead of winter.
Nursing careers in England will be made more accessible through a new government package worth up to £172 million, which will enable healthcare employers to take on up to 2,000 nursing degree apprentices every year over the next four years.
One in three routine outpatient hospital attendances could be moved online, saving nearly half a billion pounds per year in lost economic activity and wasted NHS time.
The NHS is recruiting a growing army of social prescribing link workers to combat loneliness and isolation fuelled by coronavirus.
Surgical site infections (SSIs) continue to cost lives, as well as adding to the financial costs for the NHS. So, what are the key areas in theatre practice that require improvement?
Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease.
A ‘sponge on a string’ pill test can identify ten times more people with Barrett’s oesophagus than the usual GP route, according to a new study funded by Cancer Research UK and published in The Lancet.
The latest data shows that NHS nurse numbers continue to rise, with 13,502 more than last year, while the number of doctors in the NHS has also risen by 7,890.
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, on 28 July, Prof Steve Ryder, chair of the Hepatitis C Coalition, is calling for action to find the “missing millions”. Worldwide, 290 million people are unaware they are living with viral hepatitis.
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