Treatment cancellations cause major impact
A SURVEY of 1,084 people in England who have had NHS care either cancelled or postponed this year found that 39 per cent had experienced this two or more times, and 18 per cent on the day of or on arrival for an appointment.
NHS England plans for a challenging winter
NHS ENGLAND has set out preparations for a potentially challenging winter with plans for care ‘traffic control’ centres to speed up discharge, additional ambulance hours and extra hospital beds.
RCPsych campaign calls for action on racism
THE NHS needs to do “much more” to tackle racism against staff, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has said.
Some children waiting over a year for dental extractions
A BBC report has revealed that children in some areas of England are waiting up to 18 months on average for teeth extractions under general anaesthetic.
Rise in diagnosed ADHD
DIAGNOSES of ADHD increased 20-fold between 2000 and 2018, according to research funded by the NIHR (National Institute of Health and Care Research).
Risk of measles outbreak in London
LONDON is at risk of a measles outbreak unless MMR vaccination rates improve, says the UK Health Security Agency.
‘Worrying’ number of trainee doctors face workplace discrimination, GMC survey shows
MORE than a quarter of trainee doctors have faced discrimination at work, a report by the General Medical Council has revealed.
Call for views on registration of internationally qualified dentists
A CONSULTATION on the registration of internationally qualified dentists and dental care professionals has been launched by the General Dental Council.
Steep 50-year rise in melanoma deaths among men
MELANOMA death rates among UK men have risen 219 per cent in the last 50 years, according to new analysis released by Cancer Research UK.
Long Covid action plan aims to reduce GP workload
PATIENTS with long Covid will have easier access to health tests as part of an action plan designed to reduce GP workloads.