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Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert 6

Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert

Three batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler asthma inhalers have been recalled because they do not deliver the full number of doses. The MHRA – the body that regulates the devices – warned...

‘Phenomenal’ robot surgery speeds up man’s recovery 5

‘Phenomenal’ robot surgery speeds up man’s recovery

A man who became one of the first people in the UK to undergo robotic heart surgery has said the treatment was “phenomenal”. Owen Veldhuizen said he was “a bit anxious” before the operation...

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Key NHS technology programme extended to ambulance trusts

NHS England has today announced three ambulance trusts will share £10m to help improve patient care by developing into world class digital organisations. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS), West Midlands Ambulance...

Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken 14

Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken

Sugary drinks will be further removed from NHS canteens, shops and vending machines during 2018. The NHS is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a...

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World First Aid Day – 9 September 2017

Second Saturday in September every year: Raising awareness of how first aid can save lives. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) introduced World First Aid Day in 2000. Each...

Police issue warning after drugs incident in Oldham 4

Police issue warning after drugs incident in Oldham

Police in Oldham are issuing an urgent warning after four people have been taken to hospital after taking a what is believed to be a form of MDMA. During the course of Saturday evening,...

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