Healthcare & Medicine News

A GP surgery in Warrington has become the first in the country to begin screening to detect a life threatening, inherited condition. The Eric Moore Partnership Medical Practice has begun offering tests for the familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) which can lead…

National charity Heart Research UK have launched the ‘anonymous heART project 2021’, an online fundraising campaign that will see hundreds of unique anonymous masterpieces created by huge names from the art world, go under eBay’s virtual hammer to raise money…

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Allergy in conjunction with the National Allergy Strategy Group (NASG) are today launching a report “Meeting the Challenges of the National Allergy Crisis” which calls for an influential lead for allergy to be appointed…

Driving Mobility, the national charity which accredits driving assessment centres, has announced a new partnership with Oxford Brookes University, to deliver higher education courses in ‘Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility’. Supported by The Department for Transport, Driving Mobility provides a…

See the full figures on the NHS Digital website here Why have the numbers decreased for the first time in 8 years?The decrease in hospital admissions for allergy are largely accounted for a by a decrease in admissions for allergic asthma.…

Inspiring collaborations across the North which have helped patients and NHS staff cope with the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic have been recognised in the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards 2021. The event was staged on an…

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is deeply concerned that Department for Transport (DfT) figures released today show an increase in the number of fatal collisions involving cyclists and children, despite an overall reduction in the number…

Following a stroke in June 2020, Reverend Yvonne Desroches, 63, from Northamptonshire was left with reduced mobility down her right side. Yvonne tells us how she had to adapt to her new level of mobility as a full-time wheelchair user,…

DAM HEALTH TO SUPPORTGROUNDBREAKING COURSETOTRAINSCIENTISTS OF THE FUTURE    One of the UK’s leading technology educators and innovators CREDERSIhave teamed up with Covid testing solutions company DAM Health  to create the world’s first virtual reality Covid-19 lab training syllabus.    The move is aimed at increasing the number of lab technicians…

The British healthcare and testing company that provides rapid PCR testing for airline passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, in partnership with Test Assurance Group (TAG) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, has today warned that a ‘no mask’ policy for air travel could ignite a…