A new oral treatment for an incurable blood cancer has been recommended for NHS use by NICE. Acalabrutinib, taken as a twice daily tablet, is recommended as an option for adults with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).
A funding package of £7 billion has been confirmed for health and social care services, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.
A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found worrying variation in people’s experiences of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions during the pandemic.
A new Bender team has been formed in Ireland to support increased demand for its products and services in the region.
Royal Philips, a global provider of health technology, and DiA Imaging Analysis, a provider of AI-powered applications for ultrasound, have announced a strategic partnership to deliver automated solutions to clinicians at the point-of-care.
Surgically opening the windpipe, or trachea, within the first seven days of the start of mechanical ventilation decreases the time patients spend on ventilators, shortens their ICU stay and lowers their risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
New draft guidance from NICE recommends ensuring children and young people are fully informed about their health so that they are empowered to take an active role in their healthcare.
The NIHR has partnered with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHS BT) to announce a funding competition to award £19.9 million to new NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Units (BTRUs).
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been praised in an NHS national report for making the most efficient use of its radiology team to help increase capacity.
Chest pain is misdiagnosed in women more frequently than in men, according to research presented at ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched a survey to improve understanding of the impact of the Pandemic within perioperative teams.
B. Braun Medical has further developed its support with the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) becoming the major supporter of a new research group for innovation in surgical education.
Skills for Health and the Resuscitation Council UK have partnered to provide the NHS with life-saving digital resuscitation training.
A consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Sheffield has received a prestigious international honour in recognition of his pioneering research into bone disease.
A new report from UK healthcare professional leaders including the RCP, and developed along with patients, sets out best practice for modern ward rounds.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Daresbury Laboratory is strengthening its support for the medical device industry with a new facility.
Hundreds of people with advanced liver cancer are set to benefit after NICE has published final draft guidance recommending a cancer treatment called selective internal radiation selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT).
More than 31,000 women will be offered kits to carry out smear tests in the privacy and convenience of their own homes in a trial, NHS England has announced.