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The NHS and its partners will be able to ‘lock in’ improvements to their work by putting whole-system planning at the heart of coronavirus recovery plans, the NHS’s Chief Operating Officer said today. The comments came as NHS England and NHS Improvement confirmed four new ‘integrated care systems’, together serving more than six million residents. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As Muslims begin to prepare for the month of Ramadan, the NHS has issued a reminder to those who observe the Islamic holy month to avoid social gatherings because of the risk of coronavirus. Ramadan will be marked all over the world from Thursday 23 April with month-long fasting and observations of spiritual reflection set […]
Staff at the NHS Nightingale hospital in London have successfully treated and discharged their first coronavirus patients. A father of one, in his fifties, Simon Chung, who is recovering from Covid-19 after expert care on a ventilator, will now be transferred for ‘step-down’ care at Northwick Park hospital in Harrow to continue his recovery. A […]
The NHS has invited Captain Tom Moore to be the guest of honour at the official opening of the new Nightingale hospital in Harrogate next week as a way of honouring the Yorkshire native’s fundraising efforts. The 99-year-old war veteran, and now a household name for raising an incredible £23 million for the NHS, is […]