A major survey of NHS IT chiefs has revealed that ensuring those at the frontline are engaged with technology is now their number one priority.
The number of nurses in the NHS in England increased by 13,313 on last year to a record 299,184, and the number of doctors rose by 6,030 to a record 122,446, figures to the end of September show.
Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests.
A majority (54%) of UK healthcare professionals say factors other than patients’ best interests play a role in their day-to-day medical decision-making, according to a new survey of medical professionals from JMW Solicitors.
Patients, clinicians and the public are being invited to give their views on a comprehensive set of indicators for urgent care.
A Digital Health All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been constituted to highlight the benefits that successful use of data and digital health technologies can bring to the NHS, to patients and to the UK economy.
A new study has highlighted the important role of Beta-blockers in treating patients with liver disease.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have called for action following the publication of a damning report on failures at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust.
The Health Secretary has announced it is investing £600 million to tackle critical maintenance work across 178 NHS Trusts, covering almost 1,800 maintenance projects. The projects are now underway, and will be completed by March 2021.
Aortic stenosis is a growing health problem and affects approximately 1.5 million people over the age of 65 in the UK.
NICE has published medical technology guidance which recommends the Zio XT service for detecting abnormal heart rhythms, if NHS organisations collect further evidence of its benefits.
Tens of thousands of people will receive an effective and high-quality COVID-19 vaccine from next week, as the UK becomes the first country in the western world to authorise a vaccine.
Below is a comment from the NHS on Sunday's announcement by the government of funding for the health service.
An innovative blood test that may spot more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS in a world-leading programme, chief executive Sir Simon Stevens announced today.
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is among the first NHS hospitals to deploy the Geko device for VTE prevention in immobile acute stroke patients who cannot be prescribed the current standard of care.