Folic acid will be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help prevent life-threatening spinal conditions in babies, the government and devolved administrations have announced.
Ministers are announcing action to prevent medicines being prescribed unnecessarily, following the findings of a major review.
The pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on many aspects of healthcare, including maternity care the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said in response to a new report into stillbirths during COVID-19 by the HSIB.
More than a decade of under-investment and an over-reliance on committed staff has been brutally exposed by the pandemic, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
The NHS has launched the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.
NICE has issued guidance recommending the novel anti-cholesterol drug inclisiran (Leqvio and made by Novartis) for people with primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia who have already had a cardiovascular event.
This virtual event highlighting their vision of efficient and healing workplace design takes place on 22nd September at 9 AM or 4 PM BST.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Ingenica Solutions to automate inventory management processes, driving operational and financial efficiencies across The James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital.
There is huge regional variation in the number of patients receiving NHS treatment in England, with CCGs in the North performing significantly better than those in the South, according to analysis of NHS England data by the Medical Technology Group.
The Prime Minister has set out plans to tackle the COVID backlogs, reform adult social care, and bring the health and social care system closer together on a long term, sustainable footing.
Genetic testing on the NHS will spot a rare form of diabetes in thousands of people unaware they are living with the disease, alongside a new training scheme for staff.
A new drug to lower cholesterol will be made available to hundreds of thousands of NHS patients.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has announced the members of an advisory forum that will help steer a review of its core guidance 'Good medical practice'.
Occuity, a Thames Valley-based medical technology start-up, is celebrating after successfully hitting their £1.8m investment target just 24 hours after their launch on leading crowdfunding platform, Seedrs.
NHS Supply Chain is supporting a trial of compression therapies for people with venous leg ulcers which is seeking a number of sites from around the country to take part in the study.
A survey by the BMA shows that 91% of women doctors in the UK have experienced sexism at work with 42% feeling they could not report it.