Government set to relax restrictions on non-EU doctors

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The government is set to relax its immigration rules to let more foreign doctors come to Britain to help tackle the NHS’s widespread shortages of medics. Ministers have agreed to significantly expand the 1,500 doctors a year allowed to come and … Continued

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NMC proposes changes to English language test

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  NMC will consider proposed changes to the requirements for nurses and midwives from outside the UK taking the International English Language Test System (IELTS). Under the proposal, nurses and midwives will be required to continue to achieve a minimum overall … Continued

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New NHS App to go live before the end of 2018

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Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has confirmed that a NHS App will be gradually rolled out across England from December 2018. The NHS App will be a simple way for patients in England to connect to … Continued

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Do doctors really know how to diagnose a heart attack

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Unless there is clarity in the emergency room on what defines a heart attack, patients with chest pain may be wrongly labelled with heart attack and not receive the correct treatment.  Read more here: 104 total views, no views today

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Eye exams may predict Alzheimer’s in the future

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It may be possible in the future to screen patients for Alzheimer’s disease using an eye exam called optical coherence tomography angiography. Physicians currently use PET scans and lumbar punctures to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, but they are expensive and invasive. … Continued

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New plans for organ donation announced

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The UK Government has announced proposals to introduce a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England to tackle the shortage of donors and help those waiting for life-saving transplants. The plans, which are expected to come … Continued

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12 Health Benefits Of Lime Water

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You may have seen someone on the train or street drinking bottles of refreshing lime & lemon water and now you are wondering how does this green and yellow fruit improve my wellbeing? Does it really have a material benefit? … Continued

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NHS Turns 70

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July marks the month when the NHS turns 70 since its birth in 1948.  *The NHS in England deals with more than one million patients every 36 hours and employs 1.2 million people in England. The NHS has delivered huge … Continued

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