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NHS Cancels Non-essential Operations To Help Avoid Winter Crisis

NHS Trusts racked up around £2bn worth of clinical negligence claims last year, according to new findings. The findings, revealed

October 18, 2021
An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer

People over 60 have been warned about regularly taking aspirin as a way to prevent heart attacks. According to the

October 13, 2021
Sajid Javid Appointed As Health Secretary After Hancock Resignation

Health secretary Sajid Javid is reportedly concerned about the increasing numbers of people suffering from long Covid symptoms. As reported

October 11, 2021

Undisclosed companies are reportedly analysing facial data collected by the NHS app, which has gained popularity after becoming the easiest

September 24, 2021
UK Prime Minister And Senior Cabinet Minister Hold Press Conference On Social Care Plans

The Prime Minister has said he is concerned by the number of unvaccinated people being hospitalised with coronavirus.  Three quarters

September 8, 2021
UK Parliament Is Recalled To Discuss Afghanistan Crisis

The Prime Minister has won a vote to raise National Insurance for workers and employers to fund NHS and social

September 8, 2021
Sodexo has become the latest service provider to have its contract to run test and trace facilities for the NHS extended.

A nation-wide antibody surveillance programme for the public has been launched by the UK Health Security Agency to collect data

August 22, 2021
Health Secretary Matt Hancock Holds Downing St News Conference

Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock was reportedly asked whether the NHS Covid-19 app should be amended to alert contacts of

August 17, 2021
Sajid Javid Appointed As Health Secretary After Hancock Resignation

In a bid to help holidaymakers and drive down the market rate for Covid tests for travel, the health secretary

August 14, 2021
NHS waiting list could double to 13 million

IFS modelling has confirmed Sajid Javid’s stark warning that the number of people on the NHS waiting list could reach

August 8, 2021

The UK’s competition watchdog has accused pharmaceutical firms Pfizer and Flynn of breaking competition law and overcharging the NHS for crucial

August 5, 2021
Scotland Marks 3 Millionth Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid vaccines have prevented an estimated 22m infections and 60,000 deaths in England, according to new data. Jabs are also

July 29, 2021

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