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First NHS report on lesbian, gay and bisexual health

The report found LGB adults are more likely than heterosexuals to report having a limiting longstanding illness.

Pregnant smokers falls to lowest number since records began

The latest NHS Digital data reveals 9.5 per cent of women smoked in 2020-21 compared with 10.4 per cent the year before.

Social care encouraged to use new tech to aid independent living

The innovations include apps that can monitor the hydration levels of care home residents and help prevent falls

Record number of Covid jabs booked in one day

A record number of Covid vaccines were booked in one day through the NHS website earlier this week. 

Data points to rapid growth in PCN pharmacist workforce

The number of full-time pharmacist positions being filled in the PCN sector grew more than tenfold in the year to March 2021, NHS data indicates.

Covid app used over three million times

An app revealing the number of Covid cases within one to 10 miles of someone’s home has been used over three million times.

E-referral added to NHS app to reduce missed appointments

Patients have been given easier access to the NHS e-referral service after it was integrated into the NHS app.

Hospital admissions for drug-related mental disorders decreasing

Hospital admissions for drug-related mental and behavioural disorders in England are decreasing.

People in contact with secondary mental health on rise

Over 2.8 million people were recorded as being “in contact” with secondary mental health services in 2019-20.

EPS nominations and NHS app usage on rise during Covid

There were 41.34 million EPS nominations by 11 December this year, up by 8.27m over 12 months, according to NHS Digital

Child obesity on the increase in England, warns report

Obesity among children in England is on the rise according to a government report.  

Rise in the number of children likely to have mental health problems

The number of children who are likely to have experienced a mental disorder in the last three years has risen.

First increase in MMR vaccine coverage for six years

The number of children aged 24 months given the first dose of MMR increased for the first time since 2014.

People from deprived areas visit A&E in larger numbers

Nearly twice as many people who went to A&E came from the 10 per cent of the population living in the most deprived areas

Urgent supply notifications go live on Sonar and PharmOutcomes

NHS Digital is rolling out electronic notifications to GPs when one of their patients receives an urgent medicine supply from a community pharmacy.

Over 30 million use NHS 111 online during pandemic

A “record number” of people have used NHS 111 online since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, NHS Digital has said. 

Covid-19 risk prediction model in development

A risk prediction model to allow clinicians to identify patients who are at higher risk from Covid-19 is being developed  

SCR alert deemed a success but more tests to follow

A Reasonable Adjustment Flag on the SCR to indicate a learning disability or other impairment could be rolled out by the end of the year

Patients urged to cancel GP appointments

More than one million people a month fail to attend GP appointments.

NHS App users ‘more than double’ in four months

NHS Digital has reported that the number of patients using the NHS App has more than doubled since September.

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