Biopsies not needed for majority of childhood coeliac diagnoses, say experts

The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) has today issued new guidance to…

Social and Sustainable Capital announces follow-on investment of £300,000 to sexual health charity, Brook

Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), the award-winning UK fund manager and social enterprise, has made a…

New report and national campaign exposes the unwarranted obstacles faced by sarcoma patients today

Last week saw the launch of a new national campaign by the charity Sarcoma UK to…

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust extends HPV Vaccine to Boys for 2019

The school age immunisations team at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) have commenced their Human Papilloma…

New non-emergency phone service launched in Gwent

The 111 phone number replaced the current NHS Direct Wales and GP out of hours service…

Call for nurses to risk assess patients amid IV feed shortage

In a letter to clinicians across the NHS, national patient safety director at NHS England and…

HIV patients at greater risk of CVD, COPD and fractures

UK researchers found people living with HIV had an increased risk of contracting specific diseases and…

One in five patients awaiting new hip ‘suffering extreme pain’

They also found that 12% of patients on waiting lists for knee replacements considered themselves to…

Filipino nurses arrive on Isle of Wight after recruitment drive

At the start of August, Isle of Wight NHS Trust welcomed an initial group of registered…

New student nurse numbers ‘nowhere near enough’

Latest figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show the number of undergraduate student…