Armed forces

NHS launches innovative new drive to recruit armed forces veterans

The NHS is stepping up a national campaign to recruit former members of the Armed Forces who want to join the health service and offer their valuable skills to caring for patients. Running until March 2025, the new NHS Long Term Workforce Plan drive will encourage serving and retired armed forces personnel and their families […]

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NHS offers life-changing bionic arms to all amputees

Dozens of amputees will be able to access life-changing bionic arms which can mimic real hand movements, the NHS announced today. The newly available bionic arms – controlled by electrical brain signals – have multi-grip capabilities, enabling a greater range of movements to make day-to-day tasks easier. The NHS will make the technology available to […]

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Hospitals get ramped up for delivery of protective kit to staff fighting coronavirus

Millions more items of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline staff have been delivered to NHS services across the country in the last few days as part of the fight against coronavirus. Hospitals, ambulance trusts, GP practices, pharmacists, care homes and hospices have all been receiving additional supplies over the past week, sourced by the Department […]

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