Matt Hancock to support GPs not using electronic prescribing

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he will support the hundreds of GPs and pharmacies still to make the move to...

“Life changing” procedure offered on NHS for severe asthma

NICE draft guidance says a potentially life changing treatment for some adults with severe asthma is safe and effective enough for use on the...

New guidance calls for mental health therapists in GP practices

Health chiefs have drawn up new guidance to encourage doctors to place mental health therapists in practice surgeries – bringing more mental and physical...

Half a million in the UK have undiagnosed coeliac disease

It still takes 13 years on average for a person with coeliac disease to be diagnosed.

Natural Cycles contraception advert banned from Facebook

Natural Cycles is an alternative to hormone containing birth control in the form of an app. It requires women to take their temperature every...

Psoriasis has severe effects: what treatments bring new relief?

Psoriasis is a condition that varies in severity but the effect on patients goes deep. What new treatments are in the pipeline to make...

No deal Brexit guidance for health & social care causes ‘deep concern’

The Government has published its technical notices on how to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. It includes guidance for...

Will Amazon’s technology make them a leader in healthcare?

Amazon is predicted to make huge strides in healthcare, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData. In 2016, the US spent $3.3 trillion ($10,348 per...

WHO: 37 people have died from measles this year

Over 41,000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. This is...

Why do we put off going to the doctor? – AbbVie investigates

AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, is releasing new open-data to help further understanding around why individuals are not engaging with their health and to...

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