The head of the NHS has urged the Government to be “led by the evidence” showing the so-called sugar tax has worked, days before the results of a review into whether it should be extended to all unhealthy foods are due.
Watching re-runs of classic rugby matches could prove a tonic for older people, NHS England’s director for dementia has said.
Politicians have criticised the “secret scandal” of poor radiotherapy provision amid a dispute with the NHS over how many cancer patients may not be getting treatment.
A new NHS initiative will aim to ensure faster diagnosis for people with brain and nerve conditions and reduce hundreds of emergency admissions a year.
Thousands of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes will receive wearable technology to help them monitor their levels of exercise as part of efforts by the NHS to combat the condition.
The number of patients waiting more than four hours to be admitted to A&E has risen more than a third in a year and is at a record high, new NHS figures show.
Trucks in supermarket car parks will offer lung cancer checks under a new scheme to be rolled out across England.
The NHS will invest up to £46 million to help tens of thousands of people living with diabetes to receive life-changing treatment.
A digital tool to help patients reschedule medical appointments will be trialled in more hospitals across the country.
Patients in Tayside are facing journeys of up to 500 miles for specialist treatment including sex changes, the Tele can reveal.