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NHS HIV testing identifies hundred more cases 

NHS HIV testing identifies hundreds more cases 

Ongoing investment into HIV testing means that hundreds more people have been diagnosed with HIV in only six months.   In April 2022, the NHS dedicated...
NHS fast-tracks life-extending prostate cancer treatment 

NHS fast-tracks life-extending prostate cancer treatment 

A life-extending prostate cancer treatment will be available on the NHS, benefitting around 9,000 men.   The NHS in England will become the first healthcare system...
NHS opens two new gambling addiction clinics 

NHS opens two new gambling addiction clinics 

The NHS has opened two new gambling addiction clinics, as record referrals are made for people requiring treatment.   Gambling addiction is an addictive disorder that...
GP teams gain access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis  

GP teams gain access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis  

The NHS has rolled out fast-track testing to speed up cancer diagnosis, which will help patients across England.   NHS England is expanding direct access to...
The NHS breaks records for detecting cancer cases  

The NHS breaks records for detecting cancer cases  

In a new report, the NHS has confirmed they are detecting cancer cases at an earlier stage than ever before.   Last year (2021-2022), the NHS...
Cutting-edge bionic arms are now available on the NHS

Cutting-edge bionic arms are now available on the NHS

The NHS has announced that amputees in England will now be able to access life-changing bionic arms.  Newly available bionic arms will be offered to...

A surge in prostate cancer treatments in England 

New data from NHS England illuminates a surge in men having prostate cancer treatments compared to one year ago.   NHS figures show that almost 4,000...
The problem with giving patients access to their medical records 

The problem with giving patients access to their medical records 

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) analyses the consequences of giving patients online access to their GP medical records.   In the UK,...
Healthcare data analytics in a post-pandemic world

Healthcare data analytics in a post-pandemic world

Adam Mayer, Director at Qlik, outlines how we can utilise healthcare data analytics in a post-pandemic world and alleviate the ongoing burden on health...
Dentists prescribed excessive antibiotics for toothache in pandemic  

Dentists prescribed excessive antibiotics for toothache in pandemic  

A new report from the University of Manchester highlights that dentists were forced to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for toothache during the pandemic.  In the UK,...

Over 10 million people receive their COVID-19 booster 

New data from NHS England has revealed that over 10 million people have received their COVID-19 booster.  The NHS has recently welcomed more people to...
Cases of inflammatory arthritis have increased by 40% since 2004

Cases of inflammatory arthritis have increased by 40% since 2004

New research from Keele University has found that the proportion of adults in England diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis has increased by at least 40%...
NHS secures new deal for life-changing HIV drugs

NHS secures new deal for life-changing HIV drugs

NHS England has announced they have secured new deals for HIV drugs, leading the way to stop new cases of HIV before 2030. In a...
24/7 NHS control centres introduced to prepare for winter 

24/7 NHS control centres introduced to prepare for winter 

In new plans to tackle the winter season, NHS control centres will open 24/7 to alleviate the pressures on the healthcare system.  NHS control centres...
Can talk therapy improve the mental health of dementia patients?

Can talk therapy improve the mental health of dementia patients?

University College London researchers explored whether talk therapy can benefit people living with dementia if they also suffer from anxiety or depression. Mental health problems...
NHS to deliver world-first national genetic screening service for children 

NHS to deliver world-first national genetic screening service for children 

The NHS will introduce a groundbreaking genetic screening service hailed as the start of a “new era of genomic medicine”.  At the first-ever NHS genomics...
Record number of mental health support provided to young people

Record number of mental health support provided to young people

Harrowing new figures show a record number of young people are seeking mental health support from NHS services. As young people return to college or...
Over 100,000 patients treated by their local pharmacy 

Over 100,000 patients treated by their local pharmacy 

New NHS data shows that thousands of people are now being seen by their local pharmacy, alleviating pressure on GP practices.  In June, 118,123 people...
NHS set to boost GP workforce with thousands of new staff 

NHS set to boost GP workforce with thousands of new staff 

Thousands more staff will be recruited as part of an expansion of the GP workforce ahead of winter, aiming to free up time to...
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Early onset dementia can increase suicide risk 

A study from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Nottingham has found that the risk of suicide is seven times higher...

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