We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom. Do your have news for us? Contact the editor. Watch also this special movie.

donderdag 5 oktober 2017

Home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer could almost halve invasive examinations by 2020

Home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer could almost halve invasive examinations by 2020
A major NHS England funded study is expected to almost halve the number of invasive procedures by 2020 by improving the accuracy of home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer from invisible amounts of blood. This could mean more than 100,000 NHS patients in England avoid the need for uncomfortable colonoscopies each year by first getting […]
Read more

New guidance for community pharmacies claiming quality payments
NHS England has issued new guidance for community pharmacies wishing to claim payments this year under the Quality Payments Scheme. The scheme financially rewards community pharmacies for improving the quality of care for patients by meeting a number of criteria centred on themes of clinical effectiveness, patient safety and patient experience. These include: becoming accredited […]
Read more

Video of the NHS England Board meeting – 28 September 2017
The NHS England Board meeting was broadcast live on 21 July as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can now view a recording below:
Read more