Latest blog posts from NHS England


Heart attacks – don’t delay treatment, the NHS is ready for you

In this blog, Professor Simon Ray, President of the British Cardiovascular Society reiterates the importance of seeking immediate treatment for heart attacks and heart failure during the coronavirus pandemic. In the UK we can be justifiably proud of our service for the emergency treatment of heart attack. Patients with suspected heart attack are transferred as […]

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Advice for parents, guardians and carers on how to help and support a child or young person with mental ill health, suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviours

Many parents, guardians and carers are concerned about how their children, whatever their age, are feeling at present. The corona virus outbreak is having an impact on everybody’s lives. Schools are closed, contact with family and friends limited and social and leisure activities cancelled.   At this time, it is understandable that children and young […]

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Capturing the impact of new ways of working for Allied Health Professionals arising from the COVID-19 response

The coronavirus pandemic has focused our health and social care system towards a common purpose – coming together to overcome coronavirus, ensuring capacity to help those who have been affected and minimising the impact on the health and well-being of the overall population. Never have we been forced to change our working patterns so radically […]

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Eid-ul-Fitr and coronavirus: a time for reflection

As the whole of the country continues to make huge efforts and sacrifices to delay the spread of the coronavirus, religious communities have been required to adjust and make alternative arrangements – affecting their day-to-day lives and religious practices. In the days ahead we will see the end of Ramadan for our Muslim communities and […]

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The right of NHS staff to speak up and effective communication during the COVID-19 pandemic

Our NHS staff are doing fantastic work to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and keep essential services going – their hard work and dedication during this difficult time is remarkable. As the NHS Chief Executive Sir Simon Stevens made clear in his letter of 29 April to NHS chief executives, it is important to remind everyone […]

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