Announcing our newest Patron

The United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) is proud to introduce their newest Patron Mr Adil Ray.  Adil Ray OBE is best known as the star and creator of the hit BBC1 sitcom Citizen Khan. More on his work can...

If you smoke on our site, even in your car, we will fine you...

'If you smoke ANYWHERE on our site you will be fined £50 - even in your car.' This was quoted by Midlands’s hospital trust warning patients and visitors. West Birmingham and Sandwell hospitals NHS trust has brought in a zero tolerance...

Prameet Shah talks about his role as a Community Pharmacist

We speak to Community Pharmacist, Prameet Shah from Islington to find out more about his role and how pharmacists can help people with minor health concerns. How long have you been a Community Pharmacist and what inspired you to become...

Missed GP appointments in the West Midlands costing NHS millions

More than one million general practice appointments are being wasted in the West Midlands each year because patients fail to turn up without prior warning. There are around 22 million booked slots with GPs,...

Dr Jyoti Sood explains why it’s important to “look before you flush”

A recent survey reveals that only 16% of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time...

Midland Met Hospital job gets the ‘cold shoulder’ forcing bosses to ask for public...

The NHS trust behind the delayed Midland Metropolitan Hospital job is set to now ask the government to bail the project out which has been postponed ever since its builder Carillion went bust in January. Toby Lewis, chief executive of...

BMA report warns that doctors under pressure and patients at risk due to gaps...

There are too few doctors on hospital shifts and those that are on duty are either taking on the work of more than one doctor or are inexperienced and without more senior support. These are the findings of a report...

NHS LAUNCHES NATIONAL NURSES RECRUITMENT DRIVE IN LANDMARK 70TH YEAR

As the NHS launches the biggest recruitment drive in its 70 year history, new research has shown the special place that its staff hold in the nation’s heart. ·      Nurses and doctors top a public poll as the most trusted...

Iconic buildings to light up blue to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday!

Iconic landmarks and buildings across East of England and the Midlands will be lighting up in blue on the evening of 5 July to say ‘Happy Birthday’ to the NHS and to recognise its special place in our lives. As well...
Kaiya Desai

Be Kaiya’s Donor – An Urgent Appeal to Save A Young Girl’s Life

In a heart-breaking appeal that no parent should ever have to post, the mum and dad of five-year-old Kaiya Desai, who has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia, are urgently seeking a stem cell donor to...