NHS England appoints first medical director for mental health and neurodiversity

Dr Adrian James has been appointed by NHS England today (Monday 3 June) to a new role supporting the transformation… Read more

One month left to get spring covid jab as NHS rolls out joint appointment booking

With only one month left of this year’s spring covid vaccine programme, the NHS is urging all eligible people who… Read more

Thousands of NHS patients to access trials of personalised cancer ‘vaccines’

Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the… Read more

Millions more GP appointments in April than before pandemic

GP teams delivered more than 30 million appointments for patients last month (April 2024), up by almost a quarter on… Read more

NHS announces 143 hospitals to roll out ‘Martha’s Rule’ in next step in major patient safety initiative

The NHS has today announced the 143 hospital sites that will test and roll out Martha’s Rule in its first… Read more

NHS & NICE plan to adopt innovative tech quicker

NHS patients in England will benefit from faster access to the most innovative and cutting-edge medical technologies under new plans…. Read more

Searches for NHS advice on insect bites and stings surge ahead of bank holiday weekend

The number of people seeking advice on insect bites and stings from the NHS website has surged ahead of the… Read more

Publication of the infected blood inquiry final report

Responding to the publication of the Infected Blood Inquiry Report, Amanda Pritchard, Chief Executive of NHS England, said: “Earlier today, the… Read more

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Taskforce chairs announced

NHS England’s new cross-sector Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Taskforce will be co-chaired by Professor Anita Thapar and Joanna Killian,… Read more

NHS plan to cut avoidable admissions to further boost efforts to reduce waiting times

The NHS is set to increase virtual ward use as new analysis shows that 9,000 hospital admissions have been avoided… Read more