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The NHS is accelerating the delivery of operations and other non-urgent services as part of a £8.1 billion plan to help the health service recover all patient services following the intense winter wave of COVID. The money, which is set out in the NHS Operational Planning Guidance published today, will also fund more support for […]
NHS hospitals cared for more than one million patients without COVID while battling the peak of the winter wave of infections, new figures showed today. More than 100,000 patients seriously ill with the virus needed hospital admission for treatment in January, a third of all those who had been admitted, up to that point, since […]
Tens of thousands of people have been helped to overcome back pain, arthritis and other muscle, bone and joint conditions without going to hospital, thanks to additional specialist care at local GP surgeries – with millions more set to benefit over the coming years as the NHS delivers on its Long Term Plan. Trials in […]
Annual data for Patient Reported Outcome Measures shows patients who have undergone elective inpatient surgery for four common elective procedures – hip and knee replacement, varicose vein surgery and groin hernia surgery – are reporting significant health gains. The National Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) Programme began in 2009 and today’s publication of data marks […]
Hilary Garratt, Director of Nursing at NHS England, said: “The feedback we are getting from this survey is absolutely critical to the ongoing development and improvement of how we care for and treat patients who receive NHS funded services. “We are pleased that patients recognise and report on the things that are working well and we are […]