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Findings are published today of an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the care and treatment of Mr P, a mental health service user in Essex. Sincerest sympathies are offered to all the people who have been affected by this tragic event. Mr P killed Mrs H and Mr F at his mother’s address in […]
Dental practices in the East of England will begin to reopen from Monday (8 June) for face-to-face appointments that are pre-booked by phone or email. For many practices, the reopening will be phased in gradually as they undertake the work required to prioritise the safety of patients and staff. In this early phase, practices will […]
Nursing leaders up and down the country are asking the public to ‘shine a light’ to mark International Nurses Day on Tuesday (12th May) and recognise the extraordinary work that their colleagues are doing in the fight against coronavirus. The day also marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who founded modern nursing […]
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 […]