NHS England

This page shows the latest items from the NHS England newsfeed.

Cold weather alert: Level 1 – winter preparedness and action

Issued at 8.16am on Monday 17 January 2022. Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 9am 17 January 2022 until further notice. More details about this weather alert are available on the Met Office website. Find out about staying well this winter.
17 January 2022, 8:30 am

NHS launches landmark mental health campaign with ‘Help!’ from The Beatles

Today, the NHS will launch a new landmark campaign using the iconic Beatles song ‘Help!” to get the nation taking better care of their mental health. Backed by some of the UK’s biggest artists, the campaign will encourage people struggling with their mental health to seek support. ‘Help!’, written by John Lennon in 1964, was […]
17 January 2022, 12:01 am

NHS to rollout boosters to most at risk 12 to 15 year-olds

The NHS has today (Monday) started to roll out booster vaccines to children aged 12 to 15 years old who are most at risk from coronavirus. Clinically at-risk 12 to 15 year-olds or those who live with someone who is immunosuppressed are entitled to their booster three months after their two primary doses, with those […]
17 January 2022, 12:01 am

NHS staff in England boost four in five eligible adults

More than four in five eligible adults aged 18 or over have now had their life-saving booster vaccine as the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, the biggest and fastest in health history, continues to protect the nation from the threat of Omicron. The NHS ramped up capacity last month to roll out booster jabs at unprecedented […]
16 January 2022, 2:00 pm

Hundreds of thousands of teens to get boosted on NHS

Every eligible 16 and 17-year-old will be able to book their vital booster jab online from tomorrow (Monday) as the fastest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history continues to expand. Around 40,000 teens will be eligible for their top-up dose when the national booking service opens to them on Monday, with more able […]
16 January 2022, 12:01 am

Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 9.05am on Friday 14 January 2022 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 6pm on Thursday 13 January and 9am on Monday 17 January in parts of England.   This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]
14 January 2022, 10:07 am

Record number of NHS ambulance call outs for life-threatening conditions in December, despite jump in Omicron absences

NHS staff dealt with the highest ever number of life-threatening ambulance call outs last month, new figures show today. Ambulances responded to 82,000 category one calls in December, an average of one every 33 seconds and higher than any other month on record. In total, more than 66,000 NHS staff were off work each day […]
13 January 2022, 12:31 pm

Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at 8.56am on Thursday 13 January 2022 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather between 6pm on Thursday 13 January and 9am on Monday 17 January in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this […]
13 January 2022, 12:27 pm

More than 1.2 million vaccine appointments available this week

Over 1.2 million booster jab appointments are still up for grabs this week as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues at pace to protect the country against the virus. So far, more than half a million people (642,000) have booked in for a jab this week (Monday 10 January to Sunday 16 January). However, over […]
12 January 2022, 3:23 pm

More than 40 million people have now had a second jab after bumper week

More than 40 million second doses have now been delivered by the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, after a bumper week saw over 200,000 people come forward for their second jab. Around one in every seven of the 1.5 million doses delivered last week were second doses, as people who had previously delayed getting their second […]
12 January 2022, 12:01 am