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Hundreds of people with type 1 diabetes in the Midlands benefit from life altering NHS pilot of artificial pancreases
Hundreds of people with type 1 diabetes in the Midlands benefit from life altering NHS pilot of artificial pancreases Over 250 adults and children with type 1 diabetes in the Midlands have been given the opportunity to use the life-altering ‘artificial pancreas’ by the NHS as part of the first nationwide pilot to assess the […]
A new gambling clinic will open in the Midlands as the NHS works to meet record demand for specialist support for gambling addiction. The new clinic based in Stoke-On-Trent will open from May and will join seven other specialist clinics in place across England in London, Leeds, Manchester, Sunderland, and Southampton. A national children and […]
Over 52,000 people in the Midlands (26,428 in the East Midlands and 26,554 in the West Midlands) have booked their COVID-19 Spring booster since the NHS began rolling out the new vaccinations just a week ago. People aged 75 and over and those with weakened immune systems are eligible for the vital extra boost the […]
Eligible people in the Midlands, which include the over 75s and those with weakened immune systems, are now being invited to come forward for their life-saving Spring COVID booster jabs. In line with new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme will contact people when it is their […]
GP practices across Leicestershire are working closely with community pharmacies to improve access to NHS services following the COVID-19 pandemic
People across Leicestershire with minor illnesses have been referred to local pharmacies relieving pressure on wider NHS services in the region, following the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS community pharmacist consultation service (CPCS) allows patients to be seen more quickly and makes better use of clinical expertise closer to home by referring patients to the most […]
NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) has accepted the Care Quality Commission’s recommendation that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust should be allowed to exit its national Recovery Support Programme (RSP). NHSEI’s 21/22 NHS System Oversight Framework (SOF) required trusts and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to be evaluated and placed into one of four categories […]
Thousands of young teens in the Midlands are being urged to get fully protected from COVID-19 as figures show that 35% in the East Midlands and 40% in the West Midlands have yet to even have a first dose. Booster jabs can now be booked online for 12-15s who are most at risk. In the […]
MPs across the Midlands are being asked to nominate health and care workers for the part they played in the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the annual NHS Parliamentary Awards. The category recognising efforts during the pandemic, has been included in the annual event for the first time, after another extraordinary 12 months which has […]
Pregnant women in the Midlands urged to get vaccinated as latest data reinforces safety of COVID-19 vaccine
Pregnant women in the Midlands are being urged to get vaccinated as the latest data reinforces previous findings on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnancy. This latest analysis from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows that vaccinated women who gave birth between January and October 2021 had a very similar low risk of […]
NHS offers COVID jabs at hundreds of Midlands schools as over 200,000 young teens remain unvaccinated
Young teens in the Midlands are being urged to get vaccinated as latest figures show that over 200,000 remain unprotected from COVID-19 in the region. NHS teams are set to visit over 300 schools in the Midlands this month, making it convenient for pupils aged 12 to 15 to get their vaccines in school. In […]