NHS England

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More than 1,600 extra trauma victims alive today says major new study

The NHS in England has saved an additional 1,600 patients with severe injuries since major trauma centres were established in 2012. New findings show the creation of major traumas centres has led to the survival of more than 1,600 patients who have suffered some of the most severe and complicated injuries thanks to top teams […]
19 August 2018, 11:01 pm

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care joins top line-up for Expo 2018

More than 5,500 delegates expected at Manchester Central for 5 and 6 Sept The newly appointed Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock joins the top line-up of leading national speakers at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2018. Delegates will have the chance to hear the latest progress on how […]
10 August 2018, 8:38 am

8 out of 10 patients are positive about GPs says new national survey

As the NHS treats more patients than ever before, a new nationwide survey shows the vast majority of people are positive about their GP care – with eight out of ten patients rating their overall experience of their GP surgery as good. The survey also found that confidence and trust in GPs and healthcare professionals […]
9 August 2018, 11:59 am

Heat-health watch alert: level 1 – summer preparedness

Issued at 8.44am on Wednesday 8 August 2018 Temperatures are not expected to reach heatwave threshold values until further notice. Hot weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients. Find out more about how to cope in hot weather. More details about the weather alert is available on the MET Office website.
8 August 2018, 8:31 am

Heat-health watch alert: level 3 – heatwave action

Issued at 9.03am on Monday 6 August 2018 There is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 9am on Monday and 9am on Wednesday in parts of England. Hot weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients. Find out more about how to cope in hot weather. More details about the weather alert is […]
6 August 2018, 8:17 am

Statement from Dr Arvind Madan

“I am passionately committed to general practice and primary care in England. This is why I accepted a three year secondment from my GP practice to NHS England as Director of Primary Care and Deputy Medical Director. “That secondment comes to an end later this year, but it is clear to me that, sadly, I […]
5 August 2018, 12:28 pm

Inspirational nominations on shortlist for Kate Granger Awards 2018

Thirteen nominees make up the final shortlist for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The finalists were selected from more than 100 entrants in the four award categories. Now in their fourth year the awards were set up by Kate Granger, the terminally ill doctor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness around compassion in […]
2 August 2018, 12:10 pm

Heat-health watch alert: level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 9.01am on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 There is a 70% probability of heatwave conditions between 9am on Friday and 9am on Monday in parts of England. Hot weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients. Find out more about how to cope in hot weather. More details about the weather alert is […]
1 August 2018, 8:42 am

GP practices across the country to become ‘veteran friendly’

GPs are signing up to become ‘veteran friendly’ under a new national scheme to improve medical care and treatment for former members of the armed services that has been backed by NHS England and the Royal College of GPs. Practices can qualify for veteran friendly status by offering extra support for ex-military personnel who may […]
30 July 2018, 12:45 pm

NHS action plan can prevent over 600 still births a year says NHS England

Evaluation shows clinical improvements across 19 sites led to maternity staff helping to save more than 160 babies’ lives. An estimated 600 stillbirths annually could be prevented if maternity units adopt national best practice says NHS England. Clinical improvements such as better monitoring of a baby’s growth and movement in pregnancy, as well as better […]
30 July 2018, 12:17 pm