Posts tagged with health

9 July 2020

Applicants to nursing courses in England up 16% as NHS employs record number of nurses [...]

A record number of nurses and midwives are employed in the NHS, as the Nursing and Midwifery’s Council reports its largest ever annual increase of ...
8 July 2020

NHS Wales organisations £470m debt written-off to help prepare for COVID-19 recovery

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has written-off the £470m owed by NHS organisations in Wales so they can focus on recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.<img class="alignright ...
26 June 2020

Health Secretary calls on country to get tested as access is expanded even further

Coronavirus testing has been made even easier and more accessible, the Health Secretary announced today (Friday June 26th, 2020).<img class="alignright wp-image-135407 size-large" src="” alt=”Coronavirus” width=”360″ ...
24 June 2020

MOD funds predictive sepsis test for coronavirus patients

Ploughshare Innovations, a Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) spin-out firm, has funded the development of a revolutionary test that has the potential to predict ...
23 June 2020

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Hailing the resilience of those who have been shielding, the Health and Social Care Secretary confirmed from Monday 6 July they will be able to ...
22 June 2020

NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect advice

Households will be sent information explaining how the Test and Protect system works and setting out what to do if someone develops coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.<img ...
19 June 2020

Next phase of NHS coronavirus (COVID-19) app announced

The government has announced the next phase of development in building an app that supports the end-to-end NHS Test and Trace service.<img class="alignright wp-image-121630 size-large" ...
17 June 2020

Essential cancer services and support campaign urges patients: Don’t wait, don’t leave it too late

Cancer services are still available during the Covid pandemic and people with possible symptoms of cancer are urged not to put off seeking help and ...
17 June 2020

World first coronavirus treatment approved for NHS use by government

The government has immediately authorised the NHS to use the world’s first coronavirus treatment proven to reduce the risk of death.<a href="“><img class="alignright wp-image-136065 size-full" ...
12 June 2020

Local authorities across England receive funding to support new Test and Trace service

Local authorities are central to the new NHS Test and Trace service, and each upper tier local authority has now been awarded funding to develop ...

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