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Covid infections jump by half a million in UK, says ONS

The rise is being driven by two new sub-variants of Omicron which are spreading quickly.... Read More
1st Jul 2022, 4:55pm

Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks

The NHS website has had thousands more visits this week after the campaigner's death.... Read More
2nd Jul 2022, 12:33am

Special Covid leave scrapped for NHS staff in England

The Royal College of Nursing said the decision shows "how little" the government valued NHS... Read More
2nd Jul 2022, 1:23am

Roe v Wade: Women travelling for abortions will be protected - Biden

The US president warns some US states will attempt to arrest women crossing state lines... Read More
2nd Jul 2022, 8:11am

Help 999 teams find missing heart defibrillators

About 70,000 of the life-saving devices are in UK community locations unknown by the emergency... Read More
1st Jul 2022, 12:59am

Zika and dengue may make humans more attractive to mosquitoes

Zika and dengue fever viruses alter the scent of humans and mice they infect, researchers... Read More
1st Jul 2022, 1:01am

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New analysis of health behaviours by ethnicity published by NHS Digital

The report presents findings from Health Survey for England (HSE)1data collected between 2011 and 2019,... Read More
30th Jun 2022, 10:49am

Decrease in adult carers feeling satisfied with support services

36.3% of carers reported feeling very or extremely satisfied with support and services in 2021-22... Read More
29th Jun 2022, 11:03am

Failed to create keys when renewing smartcards (ERR5008)

This issue relates to the renewal of series 8 Oberthur (OT) smartcards with Gemalto and... Read More
16th Jun 2022, 2:52pm

Suppliers invited to tender to join Tech Innovation Framework

A new framework designed to increase innovation and choice in the primary care IT market... Read More
8th Jun 2022, 1:00pm

NHS Digital launches new social care cyber security resources

The free campaign materials, developed in partnership with Digital Social Care, are specifically... Read More
6th Jun 2022, 4:00pm

NHS DigiTrials team take over Twitter for Clinical Trials Day

In celebration of Clinical Trials Day, some of the DigiTrials team took over NHS Digital’s... Read More
23rd May 2022, 2:48pm