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Multiple sclerosis: England approves new jab that cuts hospital treatment time by 90%

In addition to significantly reducing treatment time for patients, the new multiple sclerosis injection could also save time for clinicians   Great news for multiple sclerosis patients! The NHS has...

NHS GP Patient survey2024 highlights positive pharmacy service experiences

According to the NHS survey, 49.7 per cent patients contacted a pharmacy via phone, practice websites (47.9 per...

NHS performance data highlights urgent need for government action

Commenting on the publication of the NHS monthly performance statistics Tim Gardner, Assistant Director of Policy at the...

Series of NHS webinars on draft PCN service specifications kicks off tomorrow

NHS England and NHS Improvement are hosting a series of webinars to discuss the draft of the five primary care service specifications to be...

BREAKING: GPhC proposes 39 per cent hike in pharmacy premises registration fees; NPA critical

The National Pharmacy Association has vehemently opposed General Pharmaceutical Council's latest proposal to increase registration fees for pharmacy premises by a whopping 39 per...

Too old? Too slow? No! Debut marathon runners may add years to life

First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they...

£40 million investment to update outdated NHS tech

The government has announced a £40 million investment in frontline technology as the current outdated systems sometimes force NHS staff to log into as...

Drug developers take fresh aim at ‘guided-missile’ cancer drugs

Dozens of drugmakers are conducting human trials for a record 89 therapies that pair antibodies with toxic agents to fight cancer, evidence of renewed...

NHS credits ‘app ambassadors’ (including pharmacists) for huge increase in user numbers

The number of patients using the NHS App has more than doubled since the introduction of the ‘NHS App Ambassadors’ scheme, NHS Digital reveals. The...

NHS fast-tracks DNA tests for rapid diagnosis of rare diseases in critically ill babies, children

NHS England has rolled out a new form of DNA test capable of rapidly diagnosing rare diseases for critically ill babies and children. This is...

Record number of pre-reg pharmacists choose to train in Wales

A record 155 pharmacist trainees have accepted pre-registration places in Wales, according to the Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW). This is an increase of...

Halifax pharmacy petrol-bombed

West Yorkshire Police has issued an appeal for information following an arson at a pharmacy in Halifax. The incident happened at Heath Pharmacy in the...

Seasonal flu continues to circulate with moderate impact

Influenza activity has continued to increase for several indicators in the last week of 2019, shows the latest report from the Public Health England...

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