One in three working adults have missed work in the past year while waiting for medical appointment or treatment, according to new research.
Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a rare, auto-immune cholestatic liver disease. This article discusses the management of PBC and emerging potential treatment options.
NICE has recommended the use of hybrid closed loop systems for managing blood glucose levels in some patients with type 1 diabetes.
The government has announced it will open 160 community diagnostic centres by March 2024, a year earlier than planned.
A new analysis by the Health Foundation has found that if current trends and industrial action continues, the waiting list for elective care could rise to 8.18 million by next summer.
A trial testing out a new treatment regime for cervical cancer patients has resulted in “the biggest improvement in outcomes” for patients in over 20 years.
A new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) shows a “depressing trend of deteriorating performance” within the NHS over the last decade, according to the BMA.
NICE has updated its guidance on stroke rehabilitation, and now recommends that stroke patients are offered at least three hours of needs-based rehabilitation at least five times per week.
The Royal College of GPs is calling for the implementation of a ‘safety alert’ system in general practice to protect patients and the teams who care for them.
Fremanezumab (Ajovy) has the potential to reduce the symptoms and cumulative burden of migraine and associated depression, according to new research.
The Royal College of GPs are urging patients not to attempt to treat medical conditions at home after a survey found that 7% of Brits have tried to remove a mole on themselves or someone else.
The government is seeking views on new draft guidelines for treating harmful drinking and alcohol dependence.
NICE has recommended bimekizumab (Bimzelx) for adult with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) – a type of arthritis that causes inflammation in the joints and ligaments of the spine.
At the Conservative Conference Party in Manchester this week, the health secretary, Steve Barclay, laid out a series of long-term measures to support the NHS, which give patients “more control and choice.”
The latest NHS figures show that the number of people waiting for routine hospital care has grown to 7.7 million.