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NHS England has issued an update on the industrial action by junior doctors that is taking place today. NHS trusts have reported today that 44%  of junior doctors have reported for duty on the day shift. (Around 26,000 junior doctors would be at work on a typical day). Combining junior doctors, other doctors and […]
NHS England today said it is doing everything possible to ensure safe emergency care is being provided and to minimise the impact of the latest industrial action. Advice has been issued to the public and patients as junior doctors prepare to take further industrial action from 8am tomorrow – this time for 48 hours. NHS England once […]
NHS England has issued an update on the industrial action by junior doctors that is taking place today (Wednesday Feb 10). NHS trusts have reported today that 43 per cent  of junior doctors (out of a possible 26,000 working on a typical day) have reported for duty on the day shift. Combining junior doctors, other […]
NHS England has issued an update on the industrial action by junior doctors that is taking place today (Tuesday 12th January). NHS trusts have reported today that 39% of junior doctors (out of a possible 26,000) have reported for duty on the day shift. Combining junior doctors, other doctors and consultants, the data shows 71% […]
NHS England statement in advance of industrial action on Tuesday 12 January and Wednesday 13 January
NHS England says that everything possible is being done to ensure the provision of safe emergency care and to minimise the impact on patients. But it expresses regret that thousands of planned procedures would have to be rearranged and that people would have to wait longer for treatment as a result. Anne Rainsberry, the NHS […]
Sir Bruce Keogh, Jane Cummings and Dr Bob Winter send a personal message to frontline staff about Ebola
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director; Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer; and Dr Bob Winter, National Clinical Director for Emergency Preparedness have published an important personal message to frontline staff reminding them of the need to be mindful and vigilant of Ebola when patients present to NHS services. Read the message here.
A series of posters to inform NHS staff about Ebola are being distributed to all GP surgeries, A & E departments and pharmacies. Posters will also be available in NHS premises to inform the public. Here is the public facing poster: A3 poster for the public electronic version
See the gov.uk website for the latest information and updates on the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Ebola update: Chief Medical Officer advice on UK screening International call for assistance to combat Ebola from the governments of Sierra Leone and the United Kingdom Sir Bruce Keogh and Dr Bob Winter send a personal message […]
Public Health England along with the Department of Health and NHS England have today published the Annual Flu Plan and Letter for 2014/15. The Plan will aid the development of robust and flexible operational plans by local organisations and emergency planners within the NHS and local government. It provides the public and healthcare professionals with […]
As the NHS approaches its busiest time of year, NHS England are encouraging staff to take steps to protect individuals in their care as well as protecting themselves, their colleagues and family by getting a flu jab. NHS Employers are leading on the national staff flu vaccination campaign and we support them in encouraging all […]