Patients are set to benefit from early access to potentially life-saving new medicines, including cutting-edge gene therapies, thanks to a new Innovative Medicines Fund and £680 million of ring-fenced funding, the NHS chief executive has announced.
The Chief Medical Officer’s 2021 annual report has highlighted the substantially higher burden of physical and mental health conditions in coastal communities.
Thousands of toddlers will be screened for an inherited gene that can cause early heart disease as part of a new national pilot programme.
Health Education England has been commissioned by the Minister of State for Care, Helen Whately, to review long term strategic trends for the health and social care workforce.
Clinician well-being is imperative to providing high-quality patient care, yet clinician burnout continues to increase, especially over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19, influenza, and the respiratory virus Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), could push the NHS to breaking point this winter, a new report warns.
Patients with advanced lung cancer have been given positive news on a therapy that could help meet unmet need for new treatment options.
UCLH, UCL and spinout company Odin Vision have used artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect early signs of oesophageal cancer in a global first.
A new Lancet study has found that the diagnostic performance of a chest x-ray AI solution, improves radiologist accuracy.
Medical students who graduated early to help meet the challenge of the first wave of COVID-19 gained experience that left them better prepared for their careers as doctors, according to research for the General Medical Council (GMC) shows.
New guidance has been launched which will boost the NHS in its efforts to provide better advice, support and care to patients contemplating or waiting for surgery.