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Wire cutters and drill bits among the items left inside NHS patients"Never events" is the name given to things so serious that they should never happen - but in the NHS in England, there were 407 of them in a year.
Tumour-spotting 'metal detector' helps spot whether cancer has spreadA tool which has been likened to a metal detector could soon be used in the NHS to help determine whether a person's breast cancer has spread.
Google sued for using the NHS data of 1.6 million Brits 'without their knowledge or consent'Google is being sued over its use of confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals in the UK.
Prescription charges frozen as ministers wrestle with cost of living crisisNHS prescription charges in England are to be frozen as pressure mounts on ministers to ease the cost of living crisis following the recent Tory bruising at the polls.
Long COVID sufferers 'considering buying own oxygen' as number seeking help doubles, says charityThe number of people seeking help for long COVID has doubled and the NHS is struggling to keep up, a charity has warned.
Around 60,000 NHS workers living with PTSD after battling COVID pandemicAn estimated 60,000 NHS workers are believed to be living with post-traumatic stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.
More than 2.4 million young people now have access to NHS mental health support in schools and collages as backlog tackledMore than 2.4 million children and young people now have access to mental health support in schools and colleges as the NHS fast tracking services are aiming to help tackle record demand.
Middle aged people and women are not doing enough exercise, study warnsMiddle-aged people and women in particular are less likely to exercise and are failing to meet NHS guidelines, according to a study in England.
Cancer referrals hit record-breaking 2.7 million after pandemic declineA record-breaking 2.7 million people were referred for cancer checks in the past year, NHS England data reveals, as figures suggest the COVID pandemic saw numbers plummet in 2020.
More than 72,000 assaults on NHS staff took place over four years - but very few were reported to policeMore than 72,000 assaults were carried out on hospital staff in the past four years but only a small percentage were reported to police, Sky News can reveal.
NHS boss's husband drove her to A&E with suspected stroke amid concern over ambulance delaysAn NHS boss's husband drove her to A&E with a suspected stroke after he'd heard her "lamenting ambulance delays".
NHS compensation scheme 'not fit for purpose' and reform is 'long overdue', study findsThe NHS compensation scheme is "not fit for purpose" according to a report by MPs who say the system needs to be radically overhauled.
NHS England to be banned from using supply chains linked to slaveryNHS England will be banned from using products and services linked to slavery or human trafficking under a law making its way through parliament.
First Dates star Merlin Griffiths out of hospital after 'robotic' surgery to remove tumourFirst Dates barman Merlin Griffiths has thanked the NHS for "literally saving my life" following surgery to remove a tumour.
Social distancing requirement scrapped in hospital and GP waiting rooms in EnglandSocial distancing rules in the NHS have been scrapped, according to new guidance issued by the health service.
Syrian refugee says plan to send migrants to Rwanda is 'moral failure'A Syrian refugee and filmmaker who shot to fame working as an NHS cleaner during the pandemic says the Home Office plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda are an "ethical and moral failure".
Hospital waiting lists in England hit new high of 6.2 millionA record 6.2 million people in England were waiting to start routine hospital treatment at the end of February, according to NHS figures.
Number of people waiting more than a year for NHS treatment almost 200 times higher than pre-pandemicThe number of people waiting more than a year for hospital treatment is 186 times higher than it was before the pandemic began.
'The pain was eating me up from the inside' - Dozens of patients waiting more than three years for hospital careA woman left waiting nearly four years to have various NHS surgeries, says the impact of the delays has been "soul destroying".
One in eight rented homes pose threat to health that 'costs NHS £340m a year'More than one in eight privately rented homes in England are currently posing a "serious threat" to the health and safety of tenants, costing the NHS about £340m a year, according to a report from a..
Vulnerable COVID patients getting at-home treatment which improves symptoms 'within hours'More than 32,000 vulnerable COVID patients in England have been treated with "cutting-edge" antiviral drugs which improve symptoms "within hours", the NHS has said.
Keep waist measurement 'less than half your height' to be healthy, NHS watchdog saysPeople should ensure their waist measurement is less than half their height to reduce the risk of potential health problems, an NHS watchdog has warned.
Millions of workers hit by National Insurance hikes from todayMillions of workers will begin paying higher National Insurance contributions from today as part of a plan to raise billions for the NHS and social care.
Key target for cancer treatment missed in 98% of NHS areasJust two out of 107 NHS areas met the key cancer waiting time target in January, Sky News analysis has revealed.
More motorcyclists, pedestrians died in pandemic year on NHs in 2020 than in 2019
NHS maternity scandal: What lessons can be learnt after babies and mothers died?An independent review into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust found that at least 210 deaths could have been avoided.
At least 201 babies and nine mothers died as a result of maternity failings at NHS trustA major report into maternity failings at an NHS trust has found at least 210 deaths could have been avoided.
Report into hundreds of babies left dead or brain-damaged in NHS maternity unit to be publishedA major report will today reveal the true scale of failings at a hospital trust where hundreds of babies died or were left brain damaged.
Pregnant women to be offered test to detect pre-eclampsia on NHSPregnant women who are suspected to have pre-eclampsia will be offered a test on the NHS to detect the condition.
'Long-term decline' in cancer care dragging down 'exhausted and demoralised' NHS staffThe government has overseen a "long-term decline" in critical cancer care and waiting times performance that is dragging "heroic" NHS staff down, MPs have said.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with NHS ambulance staffLiverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with staff from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to find out the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Government to set out NHS reforms for patients to benefit from improved and personalised carePatients will be given greater control and choice over their care in a raft of reforms aimed at improving the NHS.
NHS to tackle 'unacceptable inequalities' in maternity careA new taskforce has been established to tackle disparities in maternity care experienced by women from ethnically diverse communities and those living in deprived areas.
NHS gene testing misses half of people at risk of cancer, study warnsNHS guidelines for genetic testing will miss half of the population that is carrying inherited genetic traits linked to cancer, a new study warns.
'I couldn't be more proud of her': How nurse who worked on COVID frontline became Olympic championThe long and punishing COVID-19 shifts challenged every NHS worker but Vicky Wright used them to help her follow her Olympic dream.
NHS to stop taking money from gambling industry to fund addiction servicesThe NHS is set to stop taking money from the gambling industry for addiction treatments as it faces record demand for its specialist support.
COVID tests must remain free and self-isolation rules shouldn't be ditched, NHS leaders warnFree tests and self-isolation rules must continue as the UK learns to live with COVID-19, NHS leaders have said.
Woman suing NHS over poor mental healthcare in prison faces extradition back to the same jailA woman trying to become the first to publicly sue the NHS for poor mental healthcare in prison faces being extradited back to the same jail.
Schools issued guidance on teaching partisan issues like BLM and Israel-Palestine conflictTeachers should avoid partisan support on issues like the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Black Lives Matter movement and NHS reform when in classrooms, according to new guidance published by the..
'They gave me a week to live': Heart transplant waiting list increases by 85% in 10 yearsThe number of people waiting for a heart transplant has gone up 85% in the last decade – and not enough organ donors are making their wishes clear to their family, the NHS has said.
'You might not clutch your chest and fall': Sky Sports star who had heart attack explains early symptomsThousands of lives could be saved if more people were aware they were experiencing the early signs of a heart attack and called 999, the NHS has said.
Transport ministry to challenge Madras HC order that quashed move to increase maximum speed limit on NHs
NHS and social care link to be improved under Integration White Paper plansThe government has outlined some of its aims to improve the links between the NHS and social care in its Integration White Paper.
Recovery plan to tackle record NHS waiting lists in England unveiled by governmentThe government has unveiled its plan to tackle record NHS waiting lists in England as officials aim to get core health services back on track as the pandemic eases.
Cancer treatment waiting times at record high - how bad are they and why?There are three main metrics by which the NHS measures its performance in treating cancer - and they are all about how long it takes patients to go through different stages of the health service.
Plan to tackle NHS backlog 'delayed at last minute' by Treasury - reportsA long-awaited plan to tackle the NHS backlog has been put on hold after the Treasury reportedly blocked a government announcement due to be made today.
'The NHS is there for you': Camilla and Theresa May urge abuse victims to seek helpThe Duchess of Cornwall and former prime minister Theresa May have backed a campaign to encourage victims of sexual and domestic abuse to seek help through the NHS.
From heartbreak to hope - pioneering proton beam treatment gives Teddy back his futureThe youngest patient ever to be treated using NHS pioneering beam therapy is celebrating a milestone anniversary.
NHS under pressure: Hospitals full at 9am as patients wait 12 hours to be seen in A&EIt is 9am and the hospital is already full.
Health secretary announces review into mandatory COVID jabs for NHS staffThe health secretary says a review will be launched into plans for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations for NHS staff.