Male cancer charity Orchid has released a report highlighting the “worrying trend” in late prostate cancer diagnosis to coincide with Male Cancer Awareness Week (9-15 April).
The government is reviewing the impact of changes to regulations for recovering the cost of treating overseas visitors
The RCN has urged the government to take urgent action to encourage students to apply for nursing courses starting this year.
Leeds and York Partnership and Southend University hospital have confirmed that they aim to adopt the BMA’s Fatigue and Facilities charter.
New Public Health England data has revealed that a child in England has a tooth removed in hospital every 10 minutes due to preventable tooth decay.
Female NHS staff in England earn nearly a quarter less than their male colleagues, excluding bonuses an overtime pay.
The British Medical Association has highlighted a ‘round-the-year crisis’ in the NHS after projections pointed towards a summer of strain.
Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced that the NHS 111 non-emergency helpline will be rolled out nationally.
New data has revealed that there were 617,000 admissions to hospitals last year where obesity was recorded as either a primary or secondary diagnosis.
A clinician-led scheme in Sheffield has seen millions of pounds made available for frontline care through a pioneering ‘price match’ scheme.
Ongoing NHS England action to dramatically cut the sale of sugar-filled snacks and drinks is helping contribute to a sharp decline in their sales.
Hundreds of cancer procedures were cancelled over the winter period, with patient groups warning that it could have affected patient survival chances.
NHS England is funding a pioneering procedure for patients who suffer from CTEPH so that it can be routinely available on the NHS.
New ‘one stop shops’ designed to speed-up cancer diagnosis are to be piloted in ten areas as part of NHS England’s drive to speed up diagnosis.
NHS England has announced new laws that will allow hundreds of advanced paramedics to prescribe drugs and prevent unnecessary visits to hospital.
Curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines can free up to almost £100 million for frontline care each year.
Following a successful trial, NHS Digital has announced that use of the Electronic Prescription Service in integrated urgent care settings is to be rolled out nationally.
The BMA has warned that there needs to be equal focus on retaining existing doctors to protect the NHS workforce, alongside recruitment drives.
NICE and PHE have published updated guidelines for health practitioners and stop smoking services on the best ways to help people quit smoking.
As staffing issues persist and Brexit on the horizon, the RCN has stressed that UK employers still need to be able to recruit from the EU.