Amanda Pritchard is set to be appointed Chief Executive of NHS England this Sunday, taking over from Lord Simon Stevens. She will become the first female NHS Chief Executive in its 73 year history.
The highly anticipated Queen’s Speech of 11 May 2021 laid out the Government’s priorities for the year ahead. While inequality received just one line, the focus on education will be positive in addressing the social determinants of health.
Future heatwaves threaten the health of 12 million people in the UK, a new report by the Climate Coalition has warned.
The Health Secretary has announced that, from 1 September, people on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidences of Covid-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme.
Public Health England (PHE) is set to be replaced with a new body that will focus mainly on dealing with pandemics, new reports suggest.
World’s first home antibody test published on Thursday by Imperial College London suggests that 6 per cent of the population in England – around 3.4 million people – have been infected with Covid-19.
A lack of translated coronavirus guidance is jeopardising the safety of non-English speakers in the UK, a joint letter to the Health Secretary claims.
The Prime Minister is expected to make an announcement next week outlining new measures to curb obesity. Of the measures, a ban on Junk food advertising before the watershed is widely expected.
For the first time since 1900, life expectancy has failed to increase in the UK in a decade, for the poorest 10 per cent of women, it has declined. This is according to a new report published by the Institute of Health Equity.
Women who have experienced domestic abuse appear to be 44 per cent more likely to die from any cause compared to the general population, a study led by the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham suggests.
Population health management requires systematic change. Achieving this requires rethinking the entire narrative.
While awareness of the issue is far too low, indoor air pollution poses a deadly threat to our health and wellbeing.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson lays out multiple measures intended to improve MMR vaccine uptake rates in the UK
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
A new report by the Health Foundation argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.