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NHS urges trusts to raise awareness around COVID-19

Posted On: 03/06/2020

NHS leaders are calling on all hospital trusts and other healthcare providers to ensure additional information and guidance around social distancing, hand hygiene and PPE measures are widely promoted and accessible to staff working at all levels within their organisatio... read the rest »

Top NHS doctor issues advice for children going back to school

Posted On: 01/06/2020

NHS England’s top doctor for children and young people’s mental health has urged parents to be alert to signs that children could be experiencing anxiety, distress or low mood as some pupils return to school on Monday (1 June). Lockdown will have increased... read the rest »

The Duchess of Cornwall hails volunteers ‘the backbone of our country...

Posted On: 01/06/2020

To mark Volunteers’ Week and in recognition of a milestone quarter of a million tasks having been carried out by NHS Volunteer Responders, Royal Voluntary Service President, The Duchess of Cornwall, has thanked volunteers across the country for the many acts of k... read the rest »

NHS England and NHS Confederation launch Expert Research Centre On He...

Posted On: 30/05/2020

NHS England and the NHS Confederation have today confirmed the creation of a new centre to investigate the impact of race and ethnicity on people’s health. The NHS Race and Health Observatory, which will be hosted by the NHS Confederation, will identify and ta... read the rest »

Millions of patients benefiting from remote consultations as family doctors...

Posted On: 28/05/2020

Millions of patients have been getting expert support from family doctors from the comfort of their own homes while the NHS responds to COVID-19. Remote consultations are one way in which GP practices have changed the way they work to ensure people can get expert care a... read the rest »

NHS England and NHS Improvement welcome publication of updated risk assessm...

Posted On: 28/05/2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement has today welcomed the publication of updated risk assessment guidance which provides practical measures to advance the way risk assessments are carried out for BAME, at risk and other vulnerable staff groups working across the NHS. Risk ... read the rest »

First Seacole Centre opens doors as NHS expands COVID rehab services

Posted On: 28/05/2020

Thousands of people are set to benefit from enhanced community services to help them recover from the long term effects of coronavirus, the head of the NHS said yesterday, as the first new dedicated rehab hospital received its first patients. The NHS Seacole Centre at H... read the rest »

NHS thanks Muslim staff working through Ramadan and urges care over Eid

Posted On: 21/05/2020

NHS leaders have today thanked and commended Muslim staff and key healthcare workers for serving on the frontline and in supporting roles whilst fasting during the month of Ramadan. The Covid-19 crisis has required sacrifices from all NHS staff, but Muslims and other fa... read the rest »

NHS expands offer of help to people with diabetes during coronavirus outbre...

Posted On: 19/05/2020

People living with diabetes face a significantly higher risk of dying with COVID-19 with a third of deaths in England associated with the condition, according to new NHS research. The health service in England has called on people with diabetes to access help available ... read the rest »

NHS Roadmap To Safely Bring Back Routine Operations

Posted On: 14/05/2020

Health leaders have today set out a series of measures to help local hospitals plan to increase routine operations and treatment, while keeping the necessary capacity and capability to treat future coronavirus patients. Over the coming weeks patients who need important ... read the rest »