NHS England will deploy hundreds of pharmacists into care homes to help reduce overmedication and cut unnecessary hospital stays.
The CQC has rated the services provided by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as ‘Good’ overall, improving from ‘Requires Improvement’.
Nearly 24 million opioids were prescribed in 2017, fuelling what has been described as a system ‘creating drug addicts’.
Updated NICE guidance has recommended the use of hysteroscopy for diagnosing and treating heavy menstrual bleeding, known as menorrhagia.
The CMA gives support for merger between Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust.
The CQC finds that strong, visible and listening leadership is vital in driving improvements in the quality of mental health hospital care.
New NHS England figures have shown that most community pharmacies in England are now providing improved asthma and dementia care.
The BMA has warned that council-run public health is heading in the ‘wrong direction’ with funding ’significantly reduced’ over recent years.
Antibiotic Research UK has warned that overcrowded NHS hospitals with too few nurses are increasing the risk of bacteria outbreaks.
PHE has claimed that nearly 60 per cent of smokers still try to quit without using an aid and going ‘cold turkey’ despite this being the least effective way.
Over half of overweight patients who routinely attended sessions on the NHS Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme achieved an average weight loss of 3.3kgs.
NHS Digital have urged patients undergoing breast implant surgery to check that their details are recorded on the Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry.
A significant majority of NHS trusts are failing to implement a comprehensive outpatient journey management strategy, and monitor outpatient waiting times.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched the 3Rs initiative and emphasised that breaks at work are a necessity, not a luxury.
The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine has announced that it will stop providing NHS-funded homeopathic remedies in April.
Richard Vautrey has called for an increase in funding for GPs after 10 ‘lean years’ which have left doctors facing unsafe workloads.
More than one in 50 NHS personnel are facing disciplinary action for using unauthorised instant messaging apps.
A new test at Worcestershire Royal Hospital is helping reduce waiting times for treatment for breast cancer patients in Worcestershire.
The NHS is being 'pushed to its limit' in nearly all areas of care, according to the Royal College of Physicians' new NHS reality check.
Nick Soberly has announced that he is to resign from his chief executive post at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.