Category: News

  Flu prevention is back at the top of the agenda for health and social care professionals, as the threat of another tough winter for the NHS looms large. Cutting the number of flu infections among frontline health and social…

The majority of UK doctors are happy to be doctors, and find their jobs rewarding, but the majority say working in the NHS is getting harder, with staffing and workloads the biggest challenges.  More than 800 UK doctors responded to questions…

  Research shows adding Abbott’s High Sensitive Troponin-I diagnostic test to doctors’ existing standard of care can help more accurately determine a person’s chances of a heart attack or other cardiac event potentially months to years in advance Physicians now…

  Regular use of aspirin could help in the treatment of some cancers, finds a new review of 71 medical studies. The systematic review, which looked at the survival of 120,000 patients with cancer who took aspirin, compared with 400,000…

        Responding to the Skills for Care report ‘The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England’, Danny Mortimer, co-convenor of the Cavendish Coalition, said: “This timely report from Cavendish Coalition members Skills for…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, one of the top dementia research funders in the world, is calling on the UK government to adopt a bold new action plan to bring about a life-changing dementia treatment and improve the lives of people with…

    A new charity, Versus Arthritis, has been unveiled today following the merger of two of the UK’s largest arthritis charities, Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care. The organisation, its name and visual identity have been created to demand…

Priority should be social care, says NHS Employers in response to migration report Responding to the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on the impact of EEA migration on the UK labour market, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, said: “We…

Responding to today’s NHS Improvement performance report, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “We cannot go on like this. This is the story of an unsustainable system. The NHS in…