A new NIHR-funded study has shown the antiseptic drug methenamine hippurate is as good as antibiotics for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in women.
In a new report, the Public Accounts Committee pointed out that the NHS has not met the 18-week maximum waiting time standard for elective care since February 2016; nor the eight key standards for cancer care in totality since 2014.
The ongoing criticism and general negativity about GPs and general practice must end if the NHS wants to retain the doctors we have and recruit more, the BMA has told the Health and Social Care Committee.
The 21 Ukrainian children who were evacuated to England, are now all under the care of NHS specialist hospital services and are starting their package of cancer treatment.
The Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Association of Anaesthetists, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Faculty of Pain Medicine have received queries about how to manage patients presenting for planned surgery with respect to pre-operative testing and self-isolation, and how long patients who have had COVID-19 should wait before undergoing surgery.
The Government claims it is on track to meet its commitment to deliver 50,000 more nurses in the NHS by 2024, with over 27,000 more nurses now working across the NHS.
The UK’s leading industry association for health technology, the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI), has launched a white paper, 'Robotic Assisted-Surgery and New Models of Surgical Care', which sets out the case for a national multi-stakeholder strategy for Robotic Assisted Surgery to support its uptake across the NHS.
An amendment to the Health and Care Bill that seeks to improve workforce planning has been voted through by the House of Lords.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is warning that a combination of a rapidly ageing population and a lack of NHS workforce planning means we are sleepwalking into an avoidable crisis of care for older people.
Medical Protection Society (MPS) has launched the MPS Foundation; a new, global, not-for-profit research initiative to help shape the future of patient safety through the funding of ambitious research.
Careology and Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, operating 37 hospitals and 114 fitness and wellbeing centres across the UK, have partnered in a pilot to provide patients undergoing cancer treatment with support through digital cancer care technology.
B. Braun Medical has further cemented its relationship with the next generation of surgeons by becoming a main supporter of the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) annual conference for the third consecutive year.
Four new diagnostic devices for men with suspected prostate cancer, which reduce the chances of biopsy related sepsis, have been recommended for use by NICE.