Heart failure hospital admissions rise by a third in five years

Heart failure admissions have reached record levels in England, rising from 65,025 in 2013/14 to 86,474 in 2018/19 - a 33 per cent increase....

Blood pressure pills may work better at bedtime

Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime, rather than in the morning, lowers the risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to research published in...

Government announces Bill to improve access to new treatments

Alzheimer's Research UK has responded to an announcement that could see new legislation aimed at providing faster access to medicines. The Medicines and Medical...

Millions to benefit from £10M national cardiovascular data science centre

The British Heart Foundation has launched the BHF Data Science Centre, alongside Health Data Research UK (HDRUK), which will deliver the data and data...

Foodservice charity urges Government to do more to stop holiday hunger

National Food & Activity foundation charity Meals & More continues to warn that vital community-based holiday clubs providing square meals for millions of disadvantaged children...

Improved NHS care for Parkinson’s, MS and MND to save 2,500 hospital trips

People living with brain and nerve conditions like Parkinson's could benefit from quicker diagnosis and better-coordinated care as part of a new NHS initiative,...

Kidney charities join forces on diabetes conference

A series of presentations aiming to equip healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge to spot chronic kidney disease (CKD) early will be given...

Young adults speak out about kidney disease

A hard-hitting study has revealed the stark reality of being a young UK adult on renal replacement therapy. It highlights the many challenges faced by...

Eye tests in special schools help children reach their full potential

Researchers funded by children’s charity Action Medical Research have established that offering comprehensive eye care services in the familiar setting of a child’s school...

Increased risk of heart disease for healthy 75-year-olds who stop taking statins

People over the age of 75 still benefit from taking statins, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal. Statins are known...

‘Children across the UK are still in need of vital support,’ says Variety

Dante, the Variety Young Ambassador who stole the show at last night’s Pride of Britain Awards, highlights how crucial it is for disabled children...

Charities join forces to prevent crisis among military dementia carers

The largest survey of its kind by a national military charity will lead to life-changing support being offered to Armed Forces personnel caring for...

Personalised and powerful: UK to lead next-generation radiotherapy research

The UK will be transformed into a global hub for radiotherapy research, pioneering the use of the latest techniques such as FLASH radiotherapy and...

Children’s hospice to take on £1.5m hospice refurbishment appeal

Tŷ Hafan, Wales’ leading children’s charity and hospice, is asking for support from the public to give life-limited children a hospice fit for the...

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge to open The Nook

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Patron of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), is to attend the charity’s celebration of its new...
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