Sajid Javid says £5.9bn for NHS is 'new money'

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said the extra £5.6bn, which will be allocated to the NHS in this week’s Budget, will be “new money” to help tackle waiting lists and make sure patients get seen more quickly. Mr Javid said Chancellor Rishi Sunak would set out where the money was coming from in Wednesday’s Budget… Continue reading Sajid Javid says £5.9bn for NHS is 'new money'

Budget 2021: Extra £5.9bn pledged for NHS backlog in England

Health leaders welcome the money but say it only goes so far and staff shortages need to be fixed. Source link

Should the government do more to protect the NHS?

Doctors fear they could be overwhelmed, but new measures are still not being deployed in England. Source link

NHS 111 'failed' Horsham teen who died following delays

There is a “real risk” that people “are being misled over the capability” of 111, a coroner warns. Source link

Woodbridge quadruplets follow mother into NHS careers

Three daughters are now qualified nurses like their mother, and one is a physiotherapist. Source link

NHS in Wales under highest pressure ever, says chief exec

Dr Andrew Goodall says Covid, waiting lists and staff shortages have left NHS Wales under pressure. Source link

Covid: Bring back rules amid rising cases, urge NHS chiefs

Hospital bosses warn of a winter crisis but ministers have no plans for new measures in England. Source link

NHS Covid Pass: Vaccine records access restored after outage

The app widely used to prove vaccination status for travel suffered an outage Wednesday. Source link

Care staff shortages pile pressure on NHS, say hospital managers

A lack of care staff in the community leaves hospitals struggling to discharge patients. Source link

Pregnant women urged to get Covid vaccine by NHS England

Pregnant women are being urged to get the Covid vaccine, following concerns about the growing number with the virus needing the most serious treatment in critical care. The call has come from NHS England and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Sultana Ashiq caught Covid-19 when she was nearly 31 weeks pregnant and was… Continue reading Pregnant women urged to get Covid vaccine by NHS England