Barriers to accessing cannabis-based products for medicinal use on NHS prescription
This document provides information on the findings and recommendations following NHS England and NHS Improvement’s review of the barriers to prescribing of cannabis-based products for medicinal use.
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NHS statement on Spending Review funding announcement23/11/2020 14:15:00
NHS statement given yesterday on Spending Review funding announcement.
NHS urges people with mental health worries to seek help18/11/2020 16:15:00
People with mental health worries are being urged to seek help in a new phase of the NHS’s Help Us Help You campaign.
NHS launches 40 ‘long COVID’ clinics to tackle persistent symptoms16/11/2020 14:15:00
The NHS will launch a network of more than 40 ‘long COVID’ specialist clinics within weeks to help thousands of patients suffering debilitating effects of the virus months after being infected.
More support for pregnant women and people with a learning disability with diabetes16/11/2020 10:20:00
Thousands more people with diabetes will no longer need to do painful finger prick tests and instead will have life changing technology to help manage their condition on the NHS.
NHS Launches Renewed Recruitment Drive12/11/2020 09:15:00
The NHS is launching a renewed recruitment drive to capitalise on the ‘Nightingale effect’ as the health services contends with the second wave of COVID-19.
Hundreds of young people with eating disorders to benefit from ‘gold standard’ NHS treatment06/11/2020 16:20:00
Young people with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are to get rapid access to specialist NHS treatment across England.
Top doc issues safety warning ahead of stay at home firework displays05/11/2020 15:43:00
England’s most senior GP is encouraging people to be safe with private firework displays this Bonfire Night as the cancellation of public events is expected to spark an increase in shows at home.
NHS response to the Prime Minister’s announcement 31 October 202002/11/2020 14:15:00
NHS Medical Director, Professor Stephen Powis, yesterday responded to the Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19).
NHS and other professional bodies’ response to the Sunday Times, 25 October 202027/10/2020 09:15:00
The Sunday Times ran a story alleging that frail and elderly patients were denied care by clinicians in wave one of the coronavirus pandemic, in part because clinicians drafted a triage tool for use if the NHS was overwhelmed.