Two new antimicrobial drugs, cefiderocol and ceftazidime-avibactam, are close to becoming the first to be made available as part of the UK’s innovative subscription-style payment model, after NICE published draft guidance estimating their value to the NHS.
In the poorest parts of England, life expectancy for women is lower than in Colombia, Latvia and Hungary
Analysis by the Health Foundation has revealed that life expectancy for women living in the poorest 10% of areas in England is lower than overall life expectancy in any OECD country, except for Mexico.
Dr. Thomas Waite will support Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Professor Chris Whitty as the deputy CMO (DCMO) leading on health protection, replacing Professor Jonathan Van-Tam who stepped down on 31 March 2022. His role will cover emergency response and preparedness, infectious diseases, vaccines and therapeutics.
A one-of-a-kind British technology that could help healthcare systems save millions in costs associated with missed, late and cancelled appointments is set for stateside success following a trade mission to Texas.
Hundreds of people have been diagnosed with lung cancer earlier through NHS mobile trucks, as part of the biggest programme to improve early lung cancer diagnosis in health service history.
Health experts have called for a greater focus on care for older women and improved support services for people experiencing pregnancy loss to help shape the Government’s first-ever Women’s Health Strategy for England.
An emergency donation, made up of face masks, dressings, bandages, sanitiser, gowns and more, has been sent to Nova Poshta (Help Ukraine), a Ukrainian delivery service, who will distribute the supplies to those most in need.
The London Clinic has announced a partnership with Datar Cancer Services to provide precision oncology-based solutions to improve the detection and treatment of cancers.
Ground-breaking regional anaesthesia system to become available in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain
UK-based Medovate has announced an agreement with AKSIA Healthcare FZC to distribute its SAFIRA (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) product range in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.
Healthcare professionals across East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust will receive an upgrade in their patient flow technology, following an agreement with smart healthcare IT provider Alcidion to deploy Miya Flow.
The North East Innovation Lab, originally established as part of the region’s integrated COVID hub, has received an investment of £1.4 million to continue work on assessing and evaluating the next generation of diagnostic tests.
Professor Ben Goldacre, Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, has published the findings from his independent review into how the NHS can achieve better, broader, and safer use of health data.
Ignorance of symptoms and poor diagnosis rates have led to a critical national crisis, causing unnecessary suffering for patients and additional strain on the NHS, according to the UK heart failure charity, Pumping Marvellous.
Researchers have announced that they have found 42 new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease.
The charity, Patient Safety Learning, has published a new report, ‘Mind the implementation gap: The persistence of avoidable harm in the NHS’, which criticises failures to learn from incidents of unsafe care.
LOC at The Christie Private Care, part of HCA UK’s long-standing partnership with the NHS, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by national regulators, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). HCA Healthcare UK now has three ‘Outstanding’ ratings in the North West with The Wilmslow Hospital and The Christie Private Care.
Researchers from nine locations across the England are using an AI technology to improve polyp detection during colonoscopies allowing doctors to detect signs of bowel cancer at its earliest stages, with the ultimate aim of saving lives.
Independent healthcare providers have seen a greater improvement in the “speaking up” culture in their organisation over the last year compared with other parts of the healthcare sector.