Background Circle Background Circle

Hospital waiting list 'may double to 10m by April'

Hospital waiting list 'may double to 10m by April'

Community diagnostic centres for cancer, cardiac and other conditions should be set up to restart screening programmes halted by the pandemic, coupled with a renewed focus on prioritising those most urgently in need of care currently on waiting lists, it said. And for routine treatments, it said more use should be made of the private sector.

Source link

You Might Also Like!
Covid: Extra 1.7m vulnerable added to shielding list
Covid: Extra 1.7m vulnerable added to shielding list

The move brings the total to 4m in England and means vaccinations will be prioritised more quickly. Source link

Top 10 Biggest Scientific Discoveries of 2020
Top 10 Biggest Scientific Discoveries of 2020

2020 hasn't been all bad! For this list, we're looking at amazing discoveries announced in 2020 that added something new ENGAGE+

Double masks: Should we use them?
Double masks: Should we use them?

There’s a lot of choice about which type of face covering to wear – and in some countries the advice ENGAGE+

Life on the Covid front line as a hospital porter
Life on the Covid front line as a hospital porter

Newsbeat's been given access to the front line of the pandemic at Harrogate District Hospital. Source link

Add Gum Disease to List of Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19
Add Gum Disease to List of Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Keep flossing: A new study finds that gum disease may raise the chances ENGAGE+

The Biggest And Most Inspiring Weight Losses! | My 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now?
The Biggest And Most Inspiring Weight Losses! | My 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now?

Some of the biggest weight losses from the show, including Nikki, who has lost an amazing 455-lb over the course ENGAGE+

Hospitals approach “critical point” as millions wait for routine treatment – BBC News
Hospitals approach “critical point” as millions wait for routine treatment – BBC News

The damage being done to many hospital services in England by the coronavirus pandemic is revealed in new NHS figures. ENGAGE+

Covid Brazil variant 'may spread more easily'
Covid Brazil variant 'may spread more easily'

Infectious diseases expert Prof Ester Sabino, from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, said: "You need many introductions [of a ENGAGE+