NHS England

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


    Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

    17 January 2018, 10:25 am
    Issued at 8.27am on Wednesday 17 January 2018 There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 09.00am on Wednesday 17 January and 18.00pm on Sunday 21 January in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

    15 January 2018, 8:48 am
    Issued at 8.29am on Monday 15 January 2018 There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 12.00pm on Monday 15 January and 9.00am on Thursday 18 January in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

    12 January 2018, 9:36 am
    Issued at 9.11am on Friday 12 January 2018 There is a 60 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9.00am on Monday 15 January and 9.00am on Thursday 18 January in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out […]


    NHS supports budding entrepreneurs developing voice-recognition app for tackling blood disease

    10 January 2018, 10:00 am
    The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare. This includes the appointment of five healthcare scientists, tackling conditions including sickle cell disease and allergic reactions. The Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme, run by NHS England, supports NHS workers to work with, and learn from, leading health and technology […]


    More clinical pharmacists set to boost GP services for patients and practices

    10 January 2018, 9:30 am
    Nearly 34 million patients will benefit from improved GP services as NHS England boosts the number of surgery-based clinical pharmacists that can offer expert medication and treatment. The NHS England scheme has proved popular with both patients and GP practices and today’s announcement approves funding for over 160 more pharmacists. Including previously approved posts, it, […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

    10 January 2018, 9:29 am
    Issued at 9.10am on Wednesday 10 January 2018 There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather between 9.00am on Wednesday 10 January and 9.00am on Friday 12 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 […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

    8 January 2018, 9:04 am
    Issued at 8:49am on Monday 8 January 2018 There is a high probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9.00am on Monday 8 January and 6.00am on Friday 12 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 […]


    Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken

    5 January 2018, 2:12 pm
    Sugary drinks will be further removed from NHS canteens, shops and vending machines during 2018. The NHS is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a voluntary scheme to reduce sales of sugary drinks to 10 per cent or less of sold beverages. Some NHS Trusts have […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

    5 January 2018, 8:54 am
    Issued at 8:24am on Friday 5 January 2018 There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather between 12.00am on Saturday 6 January and 6.00pm on Tuesday 9 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 […]


    Cold weather alert: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness

    4 January 2018, 11:36 am
    Issued at 09:25am on Thursday 04 January 2018 There is a 80% probability of severe cold weather between 00.00am on Saturday 06 January and 00.00am on Tuesday 09 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 […]