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Patients in the East of England will have access to GP practices and pharmacies during the early May bank holiday. NHS England and NHS Improvement in the East of England has confirmed that Friday 8 May 2020 is a normal working day for many GP practices and as result, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) across the […]
‘Video-Call The Midwife’: NHS Carries On Delivering As Wilfred Joins Over 150,000 Babies Born During Pandemic
England’s top midwife has today praised NHS maternity teams for providing high quality care in the face of the most significant challenge to ever face the health services, and urged new and expectant families to continue to come forward for routine checks and urgent advice. Since the NHS put itself on the highest level of […]
Over 30 Urgent Dental Care (UDC) hubs have been established across the East of England to provide care for people with urgent and emergency dental problems. The hubs have been designed to meet the distinct needs of people with urgent dental care needs, while allowing appropriate separation and treatment of patients in line with social […]
England’s top cancer doctor has urged people not to hesitate to get checked as new research revealed that nearly half of the public have concerns about seeking help during the coronavirus pandemic. One in 10 people would not contact their GP even if they had a lump or a new mole which did not go […]
Extra beds for patients in the East of England are being created in Norfolk to help in the fight against coronavirus. This facility, known as a ‘regional surge centre’, will make many more beds available for the sickest patients with coronavirus. The regional surge centre will be based at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS […]
GP practices and pharmacies in the East of England will be open during the Easter holiday period, NHS England and NHS Improvement – East of England has confirmed today. GP practices are remaining open during their usual opening hours on 10 April 2020 (Good Friday) and 13 April 2020 (Easter Monday), but it is important […]
NHS Improvement, at the request of the Department for Health and Social Care, has commissioned an independent review into whistleblowing at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. Respected NHS leader Christine Outram MBE, will undertake a rapid assessment of the handling and circumstances surrounding concerns raised in a letter that was sent in October 2018, to […]
The NHS has appointed the East of England’s first chief midwife to lead improvements in care for expectant mothers and their babies during the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. NHS England announced today that Wendy Matthews OBE Director of Nursing at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust has been appointed to the new role, […]
Expert rapid response teams will be on hand within two hours to help support older people to remain well at home and avoid hospital admissions in the Norfolk and Waveney area, under new plans outlined by the NHS today. Local health service and council teams will begin the roll out of Urgent Community Response teams […]
NHS helps challenge gender stereotypes about men in nursing by supporting ‘My daddy is a nurse’ book launch
NHS helps challenge gender stereotypes about men in nursing by supporting ‘My daddy is a nurse’ book launch. A new children’s book about male nurses, aimed at four to seven year olds, has been released this week (22 January 2020). ‘My daddy is a nurse’ challenges the assumption that all nurses are women by showcasing […]