Breastfeeding Celebration and Awareness Week
Set every August for the first seven days of the month, World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to both the health and welfare of babies, as well as a wider push for maternal health, focusing on good nutrition, poverty reduction and food security. Read More
NHS workers can stay for free at this chain of hotels
A special offer is being made to celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service Read More
Robo-docs and AI could save healthcare companies £12.5bn a year!
NHS could achieve cost savings of £12.5bn a year by fully automating repetitive and administrative tasks, such as communicating medical notes, booking appointments and processing prescriptions. Read More
VR is helping chemists discover new life-enhancing drugs
For the first time, scientists can get up close and personal with the drugs they are designing. Grabbing hold of a virtual molecule, floating in space before them, using two lightsabre-wielding claw like hands, the chemist can get as close to touching the desired structure as is (meta)physically possible. Read More
Medics to assess 999 callers by video before ambulance gets sent!
A new app which allows air ambulance services to view patients before they arrive to treat them is being trialed in two areas of England. Read More
Skin doctors reveal the secret cure for sunburn!
Skin doctors reveal the secret cure for sunburn that’s probably already in your fridge. Read More
Double robot surgery carried out at The Royal Marsden Hospital
A cancer patient is recovering at home after being operated on in two areas at the same time in a rare procedure using a robot. Read More
Virtual assistant ‘NHS ask’ App proves to be successful!
A year after NHS services across the West Midlands began trialing a virtual health assistant app, an alliance of CCGs has said it has seen positive results. Read More
NHS launches cancer ‘one-stop shops’ to speed up diagnoses!
Rapid cancer diagnosis centers to be introduced at 10 NHS hospitals
New rapid diagnostic and assessment centers for cancer are being set up in England to try catch and diagnose the disease more quickly. Read More
Nearly 14 million patients across England are now using online GP services.
Patients are using the online GP services to book appointments online, order repeat prescriptions and view their records. Read More