NHS England News

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Heat-health watch alert: Level 3 – Heatwave action

Issued at 8.47am on Thursday 6 August 2020 There is a 90% probability of heat-health criteria being met between midday on Thursday and 9am on Sunday in parts of England. Hot weather could increase...
3 days 20 hours ago

Risk of death from unintended administration of sodium nitrite

A National Patient Safety Alert has been issued on the risk of death from unintended administration of sodium nitrite. National Patient Safety Alert – Risk of death from unintended...
3 days 19 hours ago

NHS recruitment drive to help tackle loneliness and improve lives

The NHS is recruiting a growing army of social prescribing link workers to combat loneliness and isolation fuelled by coronavirus. More than 1,200 are already helping people to improve their mental...
5 days 5 hours ago

Heat-health watch alert: level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 9.44am on Monday 3 August 2020 There is a 60 % probability of heat-health criteria being met between midday on Thursday and 9am on Sunday in parts of England. Hot weather could increase the...
6 days 18 hours ago

NHS Rolls Out ‘Covid-friendly’ Cancer Treatments

‘Covid-friendly’ cancer treatments that are safer for patients during the pandemic will be expanded and extended through a £160 million initiative, NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens announced...
1 week 5 hours ago

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