The Royal College of Physicians has published updated guidance for doctors holding conversations with patients who are coming to the end of their life.
Hypertension during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of stroke in offspring, according to research presented at ESC Heart & Stroke 2021, an online scientific conference of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Independent charitable hospital King Edward VII’s has launched a new fully integrated, high quality Gynaecological Diagnostic Centre offering top class screening, diagnostic and interventional services to women.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) is one of the first in the UK to receive a Somatom X.cite CT system from Siemens Healthineers.
Pressures of the pandemic and a lack of training has led to a 50% rise in sharps injuries, a Royal College of Nursing (RCN) report has suggested.
The BMA’s England GP committee has passed a motion of "no confidence" in the leadership of NHS England.
Over 15,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered with the NMC compared to March 2020. However, the rate of growth has slowed and the longer term impact of COVID-19 on a workforce under increasing pressure is a concern.
Thirteen leading healthcare organisations are calling on the Government to take inspiration from the mental health service offered to veterans, when designing services for NHS staff affected by their work during the pandemic.
The Government has announced plans to 'position the UK as the most advanced genomic healthcare system in the world'.
Cancer experts from across the UK have supported the roll out of fast-track radiotherapy for patients with breast cancer, via a series of new consensus statements to inform clinical practice.
Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most common cause of liver cancer in the world.
Diabetes UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have announced a £2.1 million research project that will investigate how to prevent heart disease among people with type 2 diabetes who have had a foot ulcer.
Researchers have used AI to identify which daily changing clinical parameters best predict intervention responses in critically ill COVID-19 patients.
One in four heart attack patients have atypical symptoms such as breathing difficulties, extreme exhaustion, and abdominal pain.