The Royal College of Surgeons of England has urged the Government to publish its ‘Elective Recovery Plan’ – as the number of patients waiting for consultant-led hospital treatment has reached a record 6 million.
IHPN has announced it will be launching a 'refresh' of its Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF) to further improve the safety and quality of care independent providers deliver to patients.
More than 600 people could benefit from an innovative drug for a form of lung cancer as NICE publishes final draft guidance recommending osimertinib within the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
The Government has bolstered its commitment to achieve zero new HIV infections, AIDS and HIV related deaths in England by 2030 via a new action plan backed by £23 million of funding.
Tork, Essity’s professional hygiene brand, has partnered with global service provider Sodexo to sponsor a programme on Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) to promote infection prevention protocols.
The Digital Health Academy has been launched to provide healthcare professionals with confidence and skills to use digital health technologies in practice.
A new app will be piloted in Wolverhampton which will offer incentives such as vouchers for shops, theme park passes, and cinema tickets for people who eat healthy and exercise more.
CMR Surgical (CMR) has announced Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust as the latest NHS Trust, and first site in London, to adopt the Versius robot.
Learning from the experience of other European health systems can ensure the NHS makes best use of digital health technology to benefit both patients and staff post-pandemic, according to a report published by the Nuffield Trust.
Half of NHS Type 1 diabetes patients in England are now benefiting from the use of “life-changing” flash monitors that allow them to check their glucose levels more easily and regularly, paving the way for more people to benefit.
A far-reaching review is being launched into the impact of potential bias in the design and use of medical devices.
Vantage Health has announced it has piloted a new teledermatology solution to accelerate the diagnosis of skin lesions and tackle the growing pressures on two week wait (2WW) referrals in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).
Aspirin use is associated with a 26% raised risk of heart failure in people with at least one predisposing factor for the condition.
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) data for 200,000 UK Biobank participants has been made available to approved researchers through a secure digital system.
A new report by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine has found that at least 4,519 patients have died as a result of crowding and 12 hour stays in Emergency Departments in England in 2020-2021.
New research has shown that a drug used to treat high blood pressure is no more effective than a placebo in slowing down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in people with mild-to-moderate disease after 12 months of treatment.
Smartphone pictures of post-surgical wounds taken by patients and then assessed by clinicians can help with the early identification of infections, a study has found.