NICE is advising doctors to offer people with signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer a Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) to reduce colonoscopy waiting times.
A new treatment which prevents blindness in premature babies is to be rolled out on the NHS, the chief executive Amanda Pritchard has announced.
A group of doctors have written to NICE to ask for alcohol misuse, which is a known risk factor for falls, to be included in its updated falls guidance.
The Department of Health and Social Care is changing the way patients book NHS appointments, in a bid to cut waiting lists and make it easier and quicker for patients to access care.
Eight in 10 nurses say the number of patients they have to treat in non-designated clinical areas, such as corridors and store rooms, has increased since the beginning of last year.
Toxic Shock Syndrome is medical emergency that requires immediate attention. This article looks at causes, symptoms and treatment of TSS
This case study reviews a 69-year-old man who was admitted to a medical ward with the diagnosis of left leg cellulitis and was later diagnosed with leukocytoclasis vasculitis.
The four-day junior doctor strike is the “most significant strike the NHS has ever had to manage”, according to Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the NHS Confederation.
Older adults in an acute medical assessment unit, may face many challenges and unmet needs. However, there are easy and simple interventions that can be carried out to improve their condition.
NHS England has launched a new framework for local health and care providers which aims to reduce the inappropriate prescribing of addiction-causing medicines, such as opioids.
Cancer waiting times are at their worst recorded level and elective care targets are repeatedly not being met, according to a new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
One in five (21%) GP referrals are either lost, rejected or not followed up, according to new research by Healthwatch.
More than three quarters (78%) of junior doctors in England have voted for strike action in the British Medical Association’s (BMA) latest ballot.
The Liberal Democrats are calling for 8,000 new GPs to be recruited after an analysis found that some areas of England have almost 3,000 registered patients for every fully qualified GP.
A weight loss medication used to treat type 2 diabetes will now be available from UK pharmacies for people hoping to lose weight.