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As the nation gears up to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the NHS wants all those who have served their country to know that dedicated help and support is still available despite the coronavirus outbreak. The NHS has also today payed tribute to the many veterans who are working as ‘hidden heroes’ in […]
‘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 […]
A new community hospital, named in honour of the pioneering nurse Mary Seacole, is opening in Surrey today as part of the NHS response to the coronavirus pandemic. The NHS Seacole Centre, the first of its kind in England, will be used as a temporary service for patients who are recovering from covid-19. Based in […]
NHS England is urging people to attend all regular vaccination appointments to prevent outbreaks of serious diseases and reduce pressure on the health service. The NHS is continuing to help people to manage illness linked to coronavirus, but is still urging parents to bring children forward for lifesaving jabs to stop killer diseases like measles […]
NHS warning to seek help for cancer symptoms, as half of public report concerns with getting checked
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 […]
Applications to work in the NHS have jumped as the nation has backed nurses, doctors and countless other health workers battling coronavirus. Millions have shown their support for NHS staff and other key workers by taking to the streets for the weekly ‘clap for carers’. That support has also translated into a rise in people […]
The country’s chief nurse and top doctor are backing a nationwide tribute to NHS and care staff who have lost their lives in the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Nursing Officer Ruth May and National Medical Director Professor Stephen Powis will lead NHS England staff in marking the minute’s silence on Tuesday. At 11am on 28 April […]
The head of the NHS has today launched a major new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need. NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens warned that delays in getting treatment due to coronavirus fears pose a long term risk to people’s health. The plea comes alongside new findings […]
Millions of vulnerable people and their families will be able to directly call on the army of NHS Volunteer Responders, the NHS and Royal Voluntary Service have announced today. Over 600,000 volunteers have been approved to help those most at risk who are isolating at home from coronavirus, more than double the original target. The […]
At the same time as managing the most serious global health threat in a century, the NHS has struck a deal which will see hundreds of people a year benefit from a ‘game-changing’ new cancer treatment. The new drug, larotrectinib, will initially be used for children, young people and some adults, and targets tumours according […]