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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.

Carer stress rising

Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.

The EPS expands

Schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs will now be available via the electronic prescription service (EPS), NHS Digital has announced.

Mental health tool launched

National mental health statistics that shed new light on care and treatment for patients are now available via NHS Digital’s interactive data hub.

All London GP practices making use of EPS

Every eligible GP practice in the capital has switched to sending electronic prescriptions directly to pharmacies, NHS Digital has announced

EPS urgent care scheme to be rolled out

A scheme that integrates EPS into urgent care settings is to be rolled out nationally following successful pilots in London and the East Midlands, NHS Digital has announced.

Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

SCR cuts burden on NHS

Increasing the amount of information held in electronic summary care records is improving care and helping to ease winter pressures, NHS Digital has announced.

Half of Brits take prescription drugs daily

Almost half of UK adults have taken at least one prescribed medicine in the last week, according to a new survey commissioned by NHS Digital.

Long-term success for EPS

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has managed to save the NHS £130 million over three years, according to new statistics released by NHS Digital.

Electronic prescribing delivers major savings, says NHS Digital

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has provided significant time and cost savings to prescribers, pharmacies and patients, NHS Digital has said

Milestone for SCR

The SCR hit a milestone 100,000 views in a single week, according to data released by NHS Digital on 3 February.