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The last of the guests staying at Arrowe Park after returning from China have left the hospital, NHS England and NHS Improvement announced today. All but one of the patients being treated at other NHS Trusts have now been discharged after twice testing negative for coronavirus. More than 100 guests remain at the Kents Hill […]
Every NHS trust in London now has at least one black and minority ethnic (BME) board member, according to new data published today. The latest assessment of race equality in the NHS – published to coincide with a major BMJ event on race and the NHS – shows a significant increase in representation of BME people at board […]
NHS chief executive, Sir Simon Stevens, said: “As our first group of guests leaves Arrowe Park Hospital, we want to thank them for the highly responsible, pragmatic and stoical way they have played their part in keeping both themselves and others safe. They have set an important example, recognising that over the coming weeks many […]
Issued at 8.47am on Thursday 13 February 2019 Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 9.00am Thursday 13 February until further notice. More details about this weather alert are available on the Met Office website.
The director of the NHS response to the coronavirus outbreak has announced that Steve Walsh has been discharged from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, having made a full recovery. Professor Keith Willett, NHS strategic incident director, said: “I’m pleased to say that – following two negative tests for coronavirus, twenty-four hours apart – […]
England’s most senior nurse has appointed the lead on health and wellbeing for Chelsea Pensioners as her advisor on improving support for care home nurses. Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE will provide the chief nursing officer for England, Ruth May, with expert advice from those nurses working to deliver the high-quality clinical care for people living […]
Issued at 8.57am on Tuesday 11 February 2020 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and snow between 9.00am on Tuesday 11 February and 3.00pm on Thursday 13 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out […]
England’s most senior nurse has called on NHS organisations to boost the number of nursing apprenticeships they offer to local people, to help deliver the health service’s Long Term Plan to improve patient care. Almost 1,800 new nursing apprentices have already started their training over the last couple of years – but NHS chiefs want […]
The director of the NHS’ response to the coronavirus outbreak has reminded people concerned about infection to call NHS 111 for advice. The intervention from Professor Keith Willett follows inaccurate reports that the third patient in the UK to be confirmed as having the virus had gone to A&E for help. The NHS has today […]
Speaking at an event on fake news tonight, the chief executive of the NHS will warn about the impact of ‘fake news’ on people’s health. In the Oxford Conversation, at the Sheldonian Theatre, Sir Simon Stevens will warn that the proliferation of inaccurate and often deliberately misleading health information available online, often through the booming […]