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NHS gears up for 'most difficult winter yet'
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Labour: NHS is being 'let down by weak leadership'
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Grant Shapps: ‘No request’ for Army as strikes loom
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Senior nurse explains why she is going on strike
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Sunak: Pay rise requested by nurse union is ‘obviously unaffordable’
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Health Secretary says his 'door is open to talk' with RCN
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Dodds: Labour would do ‘everything in their power’ to stop nurses strike
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PM: We need to support people to move out of hospitals
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Health Minister admits NHS waiting list will get longer
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George Osborne: “I suspect the NHS will be ringfenced”
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Labour's Lisa Nandy on Jeremy Hunt's plan for cuts
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NHS director warns of Covid and flu waves this winter
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NHS launches world-first genetic testing service
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Health Sec: I will adopt localised approach to NHS issues
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'Winter war rooms' the latest weapon in the NHS fight to beat winter pressures - but is it enough?Cases of flu, RSV (a respiratory virus) and now norovirus are rising - all common winter bugs.
Unions could coordinate strikes across NHS for 'maximum impact'Union leaders could coordinate industrial action across the NHS this winter to cause "maximum impact", the head of the GMB has suggested.
NHS 'winter war rooms' launched to manage pressure on hospitalsDozens of NHS "traffic control centres" are live across England in a move aimed at managing pressure on the service more effectively.
Up to 100,000 nurses to strike next month - is your local NHS employer affected?Up to 100,000 nurses will go on strike next month in a dispute over pay.
Nearly one in four 16-year-old girls using NHS mental health servicesNearly a quarter of 16-year-old girls in England have been in contact with NHS mental health, autism and learning disability services in the past year.
NHS nurses to go on strike in December over pay disputeNHS nurses are to strike for two days in December in a dispute over pay and patient safety.
Mental health trust where patients 'bullied and mocked' told to make widespread changesOne of the biggest NHS mental health services has been told it must make "widespread reforms" after some staff were filmed allegedly abusing patients on mental health wards.
Rising costs set to wipe out 90% of newly announced NHS fundingNearly all of the new NHS funding announced by the chancellor will be eaten up by the costs of inflation and growing demand, with just £800m left over for the improvement of services.
Education, NHS, defence and HS2: Which are the autumn statement winners and losers?Jeremy Hunt has set out a raft of tax rises and spending cuts, in a bid to "tackle the cost of living crisis".
Plans to cut backlog for NHS treatment and cancer care at 'serious risk'Plans to slash long waits for NHS treatment and cancer care by 2025 are in serious jeopardy, a damning report has concluded.
Health Secretary Steve Barclay hints at more money for NHS in autumn statementHealth Secretary Steve Barclay has strongly hinted that the chancellor's autumn statement on Thursday will involve giving more money to the NHS.
'Alarm bells should be ringing': NHS leaders more concerned about this winter than any previous oneSome 85% of NHS trust leaders say they are more concerned about this winter than any previous one during their career.
Thousands more NHS workers being balloted for strike actionNHS workers in roles such as blood and transplant services are among nearly 10,000 people being balloted over action that could see them walk off the job as soon as January.
New tiny microscope 'could speed up breast cancer treatment' and cut waiting listsA tiny microscope that can be manoeuvred through small spaces inside the body during surgery could speed up breast cancer treatment and help cut NHS waiting lists, say scientists.
PM confronted by NHS patient on nurses' pay during hospital visitRishi Sunak was confronted by a 77-year-old NHS patient on nurses' pay during a visit to a hospital in south London.
Make all NHs pothole-free in a month, govt orders officialsConcerned over reports of potholes on National Highways (NHs), the road transport ministry has directed its officers across regions to make the entire NH network “pothole-free” in a month. Sources..
NHS issues urgent call for more black blood donors to treat sickle cellThe NHS has issued an urgent call for blood donors from the black community to help treat sickle cell.
Nurses leaving for better-paid jobs in shops because 'they can't afford to work for NHS'NHS staff are leaving for better-paid jobs in shops and hospitality because of the cost-of-living crisis, a report has warned.
NHS staff told to take 'extra caution' extracting organs after 'brain-dead' baby starts breathingNHS staff have been told to take "extra caution" when extracting organs after a baby who was declared brain-dead began breathing again.
COVID hospital admissions in England highest since August amid new 'autumn wave'A new autumn wave of coronavirus has seen the number of patients in hospital with the virus hit the highest level since August, the latest NHS data suggests.
Labour promises face-to-face GP appointments and online bookingsA Labour government would require all surgeries to allow bookings through the NHS app to end "the days of waiting on the phone at 8am to book an appointment".
Spending cuts made necessary by mini-budget 'could finish NHS'If the government does not reverse its fiscal plans in the coming weeks, it may be left with little option but to cut public spending so significantly it could result in the end of the National Health..
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As polls loom in state, Centre sends senior officials to Gujarat to rapidly fix NH complaintsIn an unusual move, the highway ministry and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have stationed senior officials in poll bound Gujarat to fix the problems on national highways (NHs) quickly...
New NHS data reveals how best to avoid A&E waitsNot a single NHS Trust in England out of 111 met A&E waiting time targets during the year from April 2021 to March 2022.
New NHS data reveals decade of decline under Tories that Liz Truss must reverseAs Liz Truss becomes prime minister, the NHS in England is at historically catastrophic levels on virtually every assessable measure.
Care home residents, staff and housebound people to get COVID boosters from MondayCare home residents, staff and people that are housebound will start receiving their autumn COVID booster jabs from Monday, NHS England has said.
Routine asymptomatic COVID testing among NHS and care home workers to be 'paused'Routine COVID testing among NHS and care home workers in England who do not have symptoms, along with some patients, will be "paused" from 31 August as case rates and hospitalisations fall.
The iron lady: Doctor and pop star's wife Emily MacDonagh highlights iron deficiencies in womenA campaign highlighting the importance of a balanced diet that includes enough iron is being launched by Dr Emily MacDonagh, an NHS medic and wife music star Peter Andre.
First real-world study gives detailed new insights into when people with COVID are infectiousMost people with mild COVID-19 are still infectious five days after symptoms begin, a study suggests, throwing into question current NHS guidance on how long to avoid contact with others.
NHS trust that gave out teabags to staff says gesture has been 'taken out of context' after backlashAn NHS trust that gave teabags to staff as a "little treat to say thank you" says it's a shame that the gesture has been "taken out of context".
Ransomware attack on NHS systems could take weeks to fix, major IT provider warnsA cyberattack that hit a major IT provider for the NHS and severely affected the 111 service involved ransomware and could take up to four weeks to fix, it has emerged.
Ambulances took almost an hour on average to get to patients in England last monthAmbulances took almost an hour on average to respond to emergency calls in England last month, the latest NHS data has revealed.
NHS gender clinic could face legal action over alleged 'failings in care'The NHS Trust responsible for the UK's only gender-identity clinic for children may face legal action over claims it "rushed" some young patients into treatment, including the use of puberty-blocking..
'NHS broken beyond repair': Heart attack and stroke patients waiting half an hour longer for ambulances than pre-pandemicPeople in life-threatening conditions in England had a record wait for an ambulance to arrive last month.
NHS worker wins £1m lottery jackpot just before getting all-clear from cancerAn NHS worker has said she feels "really lucky" after winning a £1m lottery jackpot just before getting the all-clear from her breast cancer treatment.
NHS England reduces two-year waits for treatment but 12-month delays soarNHS England says the number of people waiting two years or more for treatment has been dramatically reduced as part of its plan to address delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ministers coordinating 'resilience response' after 'major' cyber attack hits NHS systems across UKMinisters are coordinating a "resilience response" to deal with a cyber attack affecting NHS systems across the UK.
Sunak pledges to fine patients who miss GP appointments £10 as Truss pitches herself as 'education prime minister'Rishi Sunak has pledged to introduce a temporary £10 fine for NHS patients who fail to attend a GP appointment as he tries to bridge the gap with Liz Truss in the Tory leadership race.
NHS to shut down gender identity clinicThe NHS is shutting down its gender identity clinic for children and young people at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust to build a "more resilient service" by expanding provision.
Pandemic drinking could cause thousands of extra deaths over next 20 years, NHS saysExcess drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic could end up leading to thousands of extra deaths and hospital admissions over the next 20 years, health experts have warned.
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NHS faces 'greatest workforce crisis' in history - putting safety at 'serious risk', MPs say"The greatest workforce crisis" in the history of the NHS is putting patients and staff at "serious risk", MPs have said in a damning new report.
NHS must 'redouble' efforts to vaccinate hard-to-reach communities as cases rise, MPs warnThe NHS must "redouble" its efforts to vaccinate hard-to-reach communities as coronavirus cases continue to rise, MPs warn.
NHS in year-round crisis: June waits worse than any winterThe phrase "NHS winter crisis" is often over-used, but in a post-COVID 2022 it undersells the emergency in the health service.
Queen jokes with nurses as she awards NHS bosses the George Cross for health service's role in the COVID pandemicThe Queen joked with frontline workers as she awarded NHS bosses from the four nations the prestigious George Cross for the health service's work during the pandemic.
Restrictions could be reintroduced if rise in COVID cases hits NHS backlog, minister warnsCOVID restrictions could be reintroduced if a rising number of cases has an impact on the NHS backlog, a minister has said.
Huge rise in searches for bowel cancer symptoms after Deborah James diesThe number of people checking bowel cancer symptoms on the NHS website increased tenfold after the death of Dame Deborah James, the health service has said.
NHS shake-up could see blood pressure checks in betting shopsPeople in some parts of England could be offered blood pressure checks in betting shops under the biggest shake-up of the NHS for a decade.
Patients asked to travel for treatment in NHS 'final push' to 'virtually eliminate two-year waiters'People waiting two or more years for a medical procedure are being encouraged to seek treatment in a different part of the country where services aren't so stretched.