Category “NHS”

NHS confirms next stage of vaccine rollout after reaching first target

March 23rd, 2021

The NHS has confirmed the launch of the second phase of the vaccine rollout after ministers announced that the first stage had been completed by Monday 15th February. The first stage of the rollout, which began in December 2020, was to vaccinate the top four priority groups outlined by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and […]

NHS Blood and Transplant issues urgent appeal for blood plasma donations in Kirklees

September 9th, 2020
NHS Blood and Transplant issues urgent appeal for blood plasma donations in Kirklees

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched an urgent appeal for people living in Kirklees to come forward and donate blood plasma. In July, there was an outbreak of Covid-19 cases in the area, and NHS representatives are now urging people who had the virus to consider donating their blood plasma to help others. According to […]

UK braced for more corona virus cases, as Brighton GP surgery staff member tests positive

February 13th, 2020

The UK is braced for more corona virus cases after a GP surgery in Brighton closed due to a staff member testing positive for the virus. County Oak Medical Centre has been shut temporarily after a member of the staff team tested positive for corona virus. Patients and other staff members have been advised to […]

GP surgeries consider shared patient appointments-2664-2262

January 15th, 2020
GP surgeries consider shared patient appointments-2664-2262

GP surgeries are considering shared patient appointments in a bid to reduce pressure on services and shorten waiting times.  The demand for GP appointments is increasing year on year, but the number of new doctors is increasing at a much slower pace. The outcome is that patients are waiting longer to see a GP. One […]

Twenty hospitals in England to receive funding boost worth £850 million-5596-7036-5603-8272

August 6th, 2019

Twenty hospitals across England are set to benefit from a funding boost worth £850 million. Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined plans for a cash injection of £1.8 billion at a hospital in Lincolnshire on Monday 5th August. The money will be split between hospital trusts all over the country. The funding pledge is part of […]

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