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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

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.

NHS data reveals state of the nation's health

Some 43 per cent of adults aged 16 and over have at least one longstanding medical condition according to NHS Digital.

Leeds pharmacies and GPs share flu jab details

PharmOutcomes and GP practices using SystmOne trial electronic notifications.

Electronic prescriptions to go England-wide from November

The Government is to roll out the electronic prescription service (EPS) across England from November.

Surge in care homes using NHSmail

The number of care homes using NHSmail with healthcare professionals like pharmacists has risen more than tenfold.

Smoking, drinking and drug taking make young people unhappy

Pupils who have recently smoked, drunk alcohol and taken drugs are more likely to be unhappy, according to new report.

Smoking during pregnancy numbers still high

More than one in 10 of all pregnant women still smoking at birth, the NHS has warned.

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