Adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without the condition, according to a large observational study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Örebro University in Sweden. The researchers say the findings, published in the journal World Psychiatry, underscore the need to monitor cardiovascular health in people with ADHD.
Widespread, global failures at multiple levels in the COVID-19 response led to millions of preventable deaths and reversed progress made towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in many countries, according to a new Lancet COVID-19 Commission report.
Findings from a pilot study published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) suggest that portable thermal imaging cameras might provide a new approach to assessing and improving hand-hygiene practices among healthcare professionals (HCPs).
Best practice guidance for the effective documentation of five common surgical procedures is now available, to help improve the investigation of episodes of care if they lead to patient safety incidents or NHS litigation claims.
Doctors experiencing burnout are twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents and four times more likely to be dissatisfied with their job, new research suggests.
Following the findings of poliovirus in sewage samples collected from the London Beckton Sewage Treatment Works, which covers parts of North and East London, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) working with the Medicines and Healthcare product Regulatory Agency (MHRA) are now expanding the surveillance to a range of areas outside of the capital.
Hundreds of people with recurrent bacterial infections could be treated with gut bacteria taken from healthy donors. NICE has recommended a faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) is offered to people who have been treated for two or more Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections without success.
A team of researchers have produced a landmark rapid review of systems leadership in healthcare, concluding that the NHS must better define what it needs from its leaders to address emerging challenges and policy changes.
The UK public wants a better, adequately staffed health service backed by more funding — not a departure from the NHS model, a major new report has warned.
The number of pregnancies affected by life-threatening issues such as spina bifida could fall by more than a fifth as the government moves one step closer to actively adding folic acid to non-wholemeal flour.
Research published in the Future of Healthcare Journal shows that models developed by UK healthtech start-up Gendius can determine which patients with type 2 diabetes are most likely to have renal impairment, allowing healthcare systems to prioritise the highest risk patients for earlier screening.
A new national centre of excellence to strengthen NHS cancer services by looking at treatments and patient outcomes right across the country will be established at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England).
High tech goggles will be worn by community nurses on home visits to free up time with patients, as part of a cutting-edge NHS pilot.
Over 50 new surgical hubs will open across the country to help tackle the COVID-19 backlogs and offer hundreds of thousands more patients quicker access to vital procedures, the Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay has announced.
Seven new community diagnostic centres (CDCs) will open to help bust the COVID backlogs, diagnose patients more quickly and meet future demands on the NHS, the Health and Social Care Secretary has confirmed.
Surgical Holdings will be exhibiting at the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) Annual Conference 2022 to raise awareness of their accredited training programme which highlights how to test the quality of rigid endoscopes, identify faults and ensure patient safety.