NHS to benefit from £13.4bn debt write-off

03.04.20: In efforts to relieve some of the financial burden on NHS providers in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced over £13bn of debt will be written off from the healthcare service. The debt...

Health Secretary outlines plans for 100k coronavirus tests a day

03.04.20: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has outlined a new five-pillar plan detailing the national efforts to increase testing in England, with an aim to carry out 100,000 tests for coronavirus a day by the end of the month. As part of the new five-p...

Government announce £300m support for community pharmacies

03.04.20: Community pharmacies are set to receive a £300m cash boost from the government to ensure they can continue to carry out essential service during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The advanced funding injection form the Department of H...

NHS technology sees 38% surge in usage during coronavirus outbreak

02.04.20: New research carried out into the use of NHS technology (such as apps and websites) demonstrated a 38% increase in usage among respondents due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Some of the biggest NHS technology increases were seen in th...

NHS SBS: A 21st Century NHS

02.04.20: Sean Hopkins, Head of Programmes and Technology for Employment Services, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) In a recent speech to the Health Tech Alliance, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, reiterated the...