Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told a public inquiry institutions and the state can sometimes "close ranks around a lie". Giving evidence at the infected-blood inquiry, he said it could be seen as a "huge failing of democracy" that victims had waited so long for justice.
According to a new study, one in 20 people who have contracted Covid-19 display long-term smell or taste problems. The findings comes as the NHS announced plans to improve long Covid-19 services for people suffering ongoing illness after infection. The after-effects can cause "severe distress", academics said as they called on health systems around the world to be prepared to support people when dismissed by clinicians.
The local NHS hopes a new approximately £9million centre will reduce pressure on hospitals Waltham Forest residents might soon be able to get cancer tests, scans and more at a shopping centre, as part of an NHS effort to clear a huge backlog of patients. Waltham Forest residents might soon be able to get cancer tests, scans and more at a shopping centre, as part of an NHS effort to clear a huge backlog of patients.
Measures aimed at making it easier for people in Wales to see an NHS dentist fail to address a staff shortage, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have said. The Welsh Government announced yesterday that most adults will now only need to see their dentist once a year, in a shake-up to improve access to NHS dentistry.
Thousands of survivors of the infected blood scandal will be given compensation payments of £100,000, the Government has announced, but campaigners have said the majority of those affected have been ignored. Outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wanted the money to be paid to victims and their surviving partners, labelling it the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS.
Four families tell of how their losses and the lack of government compensation have affected their lives and mental health With the news that thousands of the parents and children of the blood scandal victims are receiving nothing in interim government payments, we examine some of the cases. Tony Farrugia, 50
Second new Covid jab will be approved in weeks as ministers pledge all eligible Brits will get updated shot
A SECOND new Covid jab will be approved within weeks as ministers pledge all eligible Brits will get an updated shot. Pfizer is set to get the green light for the treatment which targets the original coronavirus and the Omicron BA.1 strain which followed it. It comes after regulators approved Moderna’s new jab on Monday.
Former chancellor tells Tory members that the SNP is starving NHS of funding at event where Liz Truss vows to maintain the Union ‘forever’ Rishi Sunak has accused Nicola Sturgeon of imposing “austerity” on Scotland to pay for the country’s spiralling welfare budget, while Liz Truss has vowed to ensure that the Union lasts “forever”.
Bowel cancer screening kits will be posted to all 58-year-olds in England under an NHS drive to save thousands of lives. Screening is currently offered every two years to those aged 60 to 74, but this will now be expanded to include an extra 830,000 people when they turn 58.
You may have this condition without knowing Not only can it be extremely irritating for a partner, snoring can be a sign of a more serious medical condition. This condition could even lead to a £156 a week payment from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
A major coronavirus wave this winter could risk NHS ‘breakdown’ if action is not taken, his think tank warns The UK Government must be prepared to bring back compulsory masks on public transport in order to stop a significant winter wave of Covid-19, Tony Blair has warned.
'We want them to go back and tell people ‘You’ve got to go to Bradford.' THe conversion of one of Bradford’s grandest buildings will create the “most luxurious on-campus accommodation anywhere in the world” – according to its developers. The Grade II listed Old Building on Great Horton Road dates back to the 1830s and was part of Bradford College before the development of the neighbouring David Hockney building left it surplus to requirements.
An at-home bowel cancer check will be offered to all 58-year-olds in England to increase the number of cases detected, the NHS has said. The screening programme was already in-place for those aged 59 and over but the service is planning to make the test available to all over-fifties by 2025.
With NHS dentists in scarce supply, patients seeking urgent and affordable care are travelling abroad for treatment, but at what cost? Head tilted back, with various buzzing instruments wiggling near my tonsils, I heard something worrying. The looming dentist spoke through a surgical mask in a thick Nepalese accent, her voice competing with the splutter of liquid being sucked from my gums.
JANET LEIGH enjoyed a distinguished movie career, starring in Orson Welles' 1958 film noir classic Touch of Evil and Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, Psycho. The Hollywood icon died in 2004, but her legacy lives on. First starring in The Romance of Rosy Ridge in 1947, Janet Leigh is best known for her roles in The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and The Fog (1980).
If you are looking to start your career in healthcare then the NHS is inviting you to its recruitment open day for healthcare support this weekend (Saturday). The event will be on Saturday 20th August 2022 from 10:00 to 14:00 at St Mary’s Hospital in the Education Centre.
A hospital worker from Grantham hospital was left with an unmanageable workload during the pandemic, which led to her becoming ill with stress. Mrs L. Trapps was left with no choice but to quit after her pleas for help went ignored, an employment tribunal has found. The United Lincolnshire Health Trust has now offered its apologies to her.
Latest figures confirm more than 25,000 people have been vaccinated A fear of Monkeypox vaccinations running out sparked me to book my first dose of the jab. The latest figures confirm more than 25,000 people have been vaccinated as part of the strategy to contain the monkeypox outbreak in the UK.
Eagled-eyed This Morning viewers spotted a major production error on Tuesday's edition of the ITV show, as the studio discussed an NHS trust recently presenting staff with a single teabag as a 'thank you' for their hard work Eagle-eyed This Morning viewers picked up on a production mistake on the show earlier today.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) will deliver its last remaining stocks of monkeypox vaccine to the NHS next week, with new stock not expected until ‘later in September’. An update from UKHSA said that ‘by the end of next week UKHSA will have allocated all of the remaining stock (around 5,000 doses as of 11 August)’ of the smallpox vaccine ‘that is currently in the country’ to the NHS.