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A magnetic marker liquid injected into people with invasive breast cancer will help surgeons discover if the cancer has spread, after the technology was recommended in draft NICE guidance. AXA PPP healthcare has refreshed and extended its YourHQ online marketing communications portal to help intermediaries support their clients’ health and wellbeing. AXA Health has today published a paper which shares expert insights for businesses to shape and improve their wellbeing and mind health plans for 2022 – to empower more people to be the best version of themselves. An extra £50,000 is being allocated to groups in Derbyshire who are supporting local communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital, part of the wider Nuffield Health Charity, has achieved the highest possible rating of excellence by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in October 2021.

International Women’s Day is a chance for people all over the world to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, increasing visibility and raising awareness about gender inequality across the world. A new survey reveals that 37% of UK adults are now more concerned about their mental health because of COVID-19, and 15% admit to having done no exercise at all in the last year. A new survey of 8000 UK adults has highlighted that two thirds of respondents would not feel comfortable raising a mental or emotional wellbeing issue with their employer, and one third are offered no physical or emotional wellbeing support whilst in work.

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK. Our response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s annual nursing register and HEE budget confirmation. To view press releases issued before 01 June 2015, please see the PRONI web archive of the Northern Ireland Executive site.

Despite one in four of us experiencing a mental health problem in any given year, there is still stigma surrounding mental health. This ‘Time to Talk’ Day, Nuffield Health is encouraging people to start conversations about their mental health. Face mask rules in health and social care settings, the last of Wales’ Covid rules, are scrapped. Masks will no longer be legally required in health and social care as all rules end on Monday. This report reviews what is known about medical and health news in UK media and shows that research on the subject is spotty, weak, and outdated.

AXA Health has launched a new whole-of-workforce app to help employees make lasting changes to their health and wellbeing – and strive to be the best version of themselves. Guidance on protecting your workers from stress at work and supporting workers with pre-existing mental health conditions. For many NHS trusts, electronic document management systems are a way to free up space and help improve patient pathways, but are there more benefits to be explored?

Women’s health minister, Maria Caulfield, and chief midwifery officer, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, co-chaired the second meeting of the maternity taskforce. Our sessions are open to anyone over 17 experiencing mental health problems. We are therefore excited to inform you that we are testing a new service that will allow patients with diabetes to test their kidney function from home.

It provides news and information about the latest developments across the hospital, plus health advice from our hospital experts and offers readers the opportunity to find out how they can have a say in the future of the hospitals. Sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing, yet millions of us struggle to get enough of it and suffer as a result. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, found that 55% of people aren’t getting enough sleep. If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant than simply having bags under your eyes, with studies suggesting those who are sleep deprived report more negative feelings . Our spokespeople are available to comment in the media on a broad range of health and social care…

The data held in the GP medical records of patients is used every day to support health and care planning, and research in England to help find better treatments and improve patient outcomes for everyone. NICE Talks brings you the real life experiences of people working within the NHS, public health and social care. The National Joint Registry has named Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, as a Quality Data Provider after demonstrating high standards towards patient safety.

The hospital was visited by a CQC team of inspectors and regulation specialists with healthcare expertise who scrutinised all areas of the hospital’s practice, defining it as an ‘Outstanding’ hospital. The Hospital joins Nuffield Health’s Cambridge, Leeds and Tees hospitals in being awarded ‘Outstanding’ CQC ratings. Careology and Nuffield Health have partnered in a pilot to provide patients undergoing cancer treatment with support through digital cancer care technology. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, is opening the doors to the City of London’s first independent hospital, located within the grounds of Barts Health NHS Trust’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital site, a leading specialist heart and cancer centre in Europe. Update to reporting of COVID-19 statistics 03 May 2022 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Following changes to testing policy in Scotland from 01 May 2022, Public Health Scotland has reviewed and updated its approach to publishing information on COVID-19.

An estimated 100 people per year with triple negative breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body may soon benefit from pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy (paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel) following the final draft recommendation from NICE. Sport inclusion charity Access Sport has joined forces with the UK’s largest healthcare charity, Nuffield Health, in an innovative new project to tackle stark health inequalities in Greater Manchester. This ground-breaking project will combine resources and expertise to tackle the unmet needs of 15,000 disadvantaged local young people and their families in the next two years. First case of monkeypox confirmed in Scotland 23 May 2022 Conditions and diseases Health protection The first case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Scotland.