Posts tagged “NHS England”

New Review Urges GPs to Encourage Patients to Use Online Services

December 8th, 2015

A new review has urged GPs to encourage patients to use online services to book appointments and request repeat prescriptions. Baroness Martha Lane Fox, and IT and internet entrepreneur, was asked by health secretary Jeremy Hunt to investigate how online access could be improved and online services made more widely available for those who don’t […]

A&E Waiting Times Becoming Worse

November 27th, 2015
A&E Waiting Times Becoming Worse

Figures suggest that waiting times in A&E departments across Britain are becoming worse due to the growing pressures in hospitals. Collected by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, the data shows that 88% of A&E patients were admitted or treated within four hours. This is below the target of 95%. Hospitals have also reported noteworthy […]

Diabetes UK Issues Warning After 60% Increase in Cases in the Last Decade

August 18th, 2015
Diabetes UK Issues Warning After 60% Increase in Cases in the Last Decade

Diabetes UK has issued a warning after it was revealed that the number of cases of diabetes has increased by 60 percent in the last decade alone. Statistics show that the number of people living with diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, has risen significantly and this trend look set to continue unless immediate action is […]

NHS England Hits A&E Waiting Time Target for the First Time in 10 Months

June 2nd, 2015
NHS England Hits A&E Waiting Time Target for the First Time in 10 Months

NHS England has achieved the target waiting time for A&E patients for the first time since September 2014. Figures show that the waiting time target of 95% was reached last week (week ending 24th May) for the first time in 33 weeks. The statistics show that 95.1% of patients attending A&E the week ending the […]

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