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Marcus Rashford: Poor families missing out on food vouchers

The footballer says health professionals need to do more to raise awareness about the NHS scheme.
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Heart app aims to cut NHS waiting lists in north Wales

Cardiac patients will be monitored remotely by mobile phone during a trial of the app by clinicians.
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NHS drops from first to fourth among rich countries’ healthcare systems

Thinktank says longer wait for treatment since Covid pandemic is main reason, in study of 11 countriesThe NHS has lost its prestigious ranking as the best health system in a study of 11 rich countries by an influential US thinktank.The UK has fallen from first to fourth in the Commonwealth Fund’s latest analysis of the performance of the healthcare systems in the nations it studied. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Society, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Gps, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: more UK teenagers could get jab; highest cases in China since January

Teenagers in UK could be given green light for vaccine; US moratorium on evictions; Sydney man in his 20s dies from virusUS Covid hospitalisations rise as doctors say patients are unvaccinatedNicola Sturgeon expects jab to be recommended for over-16sNew York to require vaccination for indoor dining and eventsHopes UK vaccine trial in pregnant women will allay jab fearsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.29am BST Further to reports that the Covid vaccine could soon be recommended for UK 16 and...
Tags: UK, England, Science, China, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Sydney, Sky News, Michelle Donelan, Donelan, Nadhim Zahawi, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: China sees most local cases since January; Biden rolls out more Covid aid

Teenagers in UK could be given green light for vaccine; US moratorium on evictions; Sydney man in his 20s dies from virusUS Covid hospitalisations rise as doctors say patients are unvaccinatedNicola Sturgeon expects jab to be recommended for over-16sNew York to require vaccination for indoor dining and eventsHopes UK vaccine trial in pregnant women will allay jab fearsSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.23am BST Staying with the UK, the government has been criticised for failing to meet a pro...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, China, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Sydney, Biden, Sturgeon, Joint Committee, Nadhim Zahawi, Coronavirus


UK: Being Candid About Covid: Preparation For The COVID-19 Public Inquiry - Hill Dickinson

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the biggest challenge in the history of the NHS. It has driven an unprecedented level of demand and required an equally unparalleled response.
Tags: UK, News, NHS, Public Inquiry Hill Dickinson


Trial to test if cannabis-based mouth spray can treat brain tumours

First such study in the world aims to find out if Sativex combined with chemotherapy can help treat glioblastomaCancer charities and the NHS are preparing to investigate whether a cannabis-based mouth spray can treat brain tumours and help patients to live longer.Doctors will give patients across the UK with a recurrent brain tumour called a glioblastoma the drug, which is known as Sativex, alongside a chemotherapy medication – temozolomide – in a clinical trial in an attempt to kill off cancero...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Cancer, UK News, Medical Research, NHS, Cancer Research, Sativex


Covid-19: NHS app tweaked and I'm a Celeb returns to Wales

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening.
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Covid: NHS app in England and Wales tweaked to notify fewer contacts

The app in England and Wales will now only alert contacts from the previous two days in asymptomatic cases.
Tags: UK, England, News, Wales, NHS


NHS England's £200m ERP replacement misses another deadline as procurement runs 2 years behind schedule

Delivery of project to manage £110bn spending 'appears to be unachievable' says UK government's own watchdog NHS England has missed the latest deadline in the procurement of a £200m replacement ERP system responsible for managing the UK's annual health spending of £110bn and is now more than two years late.…
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Pingdemic: ‘I'm losing hundreds of pounds in tips’

An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.
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Covid-19: Travel rule changes and private NHS staff pay-rise plea

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday morning.
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NHS pay: Call for privately employed staff to get increase

Cleaners and others employed by contractors should receive the same rise as NHS staff, a union says.
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Smaller firms hit by 'pingdemic' staff shortages

An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.
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UK: Uber and food-delivery app Deliveroo to offer discounts to vaccinated customers

A Deliveroo rider cycles through central London Jack Taylor/Getty Images The UK government has announced a partnership with businesses to encourage uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine. The scheme includes ride-sharing apps Uber and Bolt, and the food delivery app Deliveroo. The aim is to get more young people, aged 18-29, vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several UK ride-sharing and food delivery apps are offering discounts to young people who get their COVID-19 va...
Tags: UK, England, Trends, NHS, Social Care, Sajid Javid, Deliveroo, COVID, Pizza Pilgrims, Bethany Dawson, London Jack Taylor Getty Images, Uber Bolt Deliveroo, Thom Elliot


UK Pharmaceutical Firm Fined For Hiking Drug Price 6,000%

Slashdot reader Bruce66423 shares a report from the Guardian: The UK's competition watchdog has imposed fines of more than £100m on the pharmaceutical company Advanz and its former private equity owners after it was found to have inflated the price of its thyroid tablets by up to 6,000%. An investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that the private-equity backed pharmaceutical company charged "excessive and unfair prices" for liothyronine tablets, which are used to treat...
Tags: UK, Tech, NHS, National Health Service, Cma, Competition and Markets Authority CMA, Andrea Coscelli, Advanz


Scotland's papers: NHS pressures and drug treatment cutbacks

The expected impact of winter on the NHS and cuts to a drug addict support scheme make the front pages.
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Roll up, roll up: UK circus offers vaccine as take-up slows in under-25s

Festivals and sporting events such as Goodwood will host pop-up vaccination centres in England this weekendCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePop-up vaccine centres are being set up at festivals, sporting events and even a circus in England this weekend, as the NHS bids to boost take-up among younger people.The latest official data shows that 60% of 18- to 25-year-olds have received at least one jab since all over-18s were invited to come forward for vaccination last mon...
Tags: Health, UK, England, UK News, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Festivals, Vaccines and immunisation, Goodwood, Coronavirus


NHS pay review: No rise for Welsh NHS' lowest paid in 'botched' review

Health minister apologies after wrongly announcing starting pay for Welsh NHS staff would rise.
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Drug firm that hiked prices by 6,000% paid shareholders £400m

Advanz Pharma and former private equity owners were fined £100m by markets watchdogA pharmaceuticals firm that inflated thyroid drug prices by up to 6,000% over a decade paid out more than £400m to shareholders and directors during the same period.London-based Advanz Pharma – and its former private equity owners HgCapital and Cinven – were fined a combined £100m by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Thursday.
Tags: Health, Business, London, Society, UK News, World news, Regulators, NHS, Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals industry, Competition And Markets Authority, Competition and Markets Authority CMA, Cinven, HgCapital, ADVANZ PHARMA


Telefónica's cloud limb slurps Cancom's UK&I biz to cash in on Brit enterprise tech market

There's a tasty NHS contract in there Telefónica Tech – the cybersecurity and cloud wing of the Spanish-owned telecoms giant – has forked out €398m (£340m) to German outfit Cancom Group's UK and Ireland operations.…
Tags: UK, Software, Ireland, NHS, Telefonica, CANCOM, Cancom Group, Telefónica Tech


UK Covid live: 31,117 new cases as research suggests vaccines have prevented 60,000 deaths in England

Latest updates: new infections rise second day in a row; figures came ahead of publication of Public Health England’s latest vaccine surveillance reportRaab: vaccine passports aimed at encouraging young to get jabbed‘I might delete it’: users on the NHS Covid app amid pingdemicLack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29pm BST The government has been accused of introducing “Covid ID cards by st...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Travel & leisure, UK News, NHS, Liberal Democrats, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Public Health England, Alistair Carmichael, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus


Ex-health secretary said 'vast majority' were 'onside' with GP data grab. Consumer champion Which? reckons 20 million don't even know what it is

Guess what? When people find out about the scheme, trust in the NHS falls Around 20 million people in England are in the dark over plans to share their GP medical records with a NHS Digital database, according to a study by not-for-profit consumer watchdog Which?…
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Drug firm fined for huge price rise that hit NHS

Advanz pushed up the price of thyroid tablet packs more than 10-fold, says the competition watchdog.
Tags: UK, News, NHS, Advanz


Emotional Wilby disappointed he couldn't win medal for NHS nurse mum

An emotional James Wilby pays tribute to his NHS nurse mother Fiona, saying he was disappointed he could not reward her sacrifices with an Olympic medal.
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Tokyo Olympics: Emotional James Wilby pays tribute to sacrifices of his nurse mother

An emotional James Wilby pays tribute to his NHS nurse mother Fiona, saying he was disappointed he could not reward her sacrifices with an Olympic medal.
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Pingdemic: Bar staff being told to delete NHS app

One in five hospitality workers are isolating, and some are being told to delete the NHS Covid app.
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One million masks for NHS fail high-grade safety tests

The BMA doctors' union says it is "scandalous" staff working in the pandemic were put at risk.
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Covid: One million masks for NHS fail high-grade safety tests

The BMA doctors' union says it is "scandalous" staff working in the pandemic were put at risk.
Tags: UK, News, NHS, Bma


NHS England appoints first female chief executive

Amanda Pritchard to take over from Sir Simon Stevens on 1 August, describing it as a great honour.
Tags: UK, England, News, NHS, Simon Stevens, Amanda Pritchard