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  • NHS staff experience busiest September on record
    by jboshell on 14 October 2021 at 8:30 am

    NHS staff are continuing to increase the amount of non-urgent care provided to patients, despite experiencing the busiest September on record, new figures show today. Major A&Es treated over 1.39 million people during September – the highest ever for the month and all while staff cared for thousands of COVID patients. The new figures, published

  • Plan set out to improve access for NHS patients and support GPs
    by jboshell on 13 October 2021 at 11:01 pm

    The NHS, working closely with the Department of Health and Social Care, has today published a blueprint for improving access to GP appointments for patients alongside supporting GPs and their teams. Surgeries will be provided with additional funding to boost their capacity to increase the proportion of appointments delivered face to face, as part of

  • NHS encourages pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine
    by jboshell on 10 October 2021 at 11:01 pm

    The NHS is encouraging pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine as new data shows that nearly 20 per cent of the most critically ill COVID patients are pregnant women who have not been vaccinated. Since July, one in five COVID patients receiving treatment through a special lung-bypass machine were expectant mums who have not

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