. Patients are at risk as hundreds of thousands of helpline calls go unanswered, BBC research finds.In England, people are waiting longer than ever for ambulances to arrive. Our analysis explains why and suggests three ways in which ambulance service performance can be improved.

. Myocarditis and Covid-19 vaccines: should you be worried? |BHF. Severe ambulance delays, inaccessible care and ever-growing waiting lists are contributing to heart patients dying needlessly, our new analysis has warned.

. Lords are ‘deeply concerned’ at the state of children and adolescent mental health provision. Experts point to a recent 10 day IT system outage at one of the largest hospital trusts in the NHS and warn that increasing digital transformation “means such failures are no longer mere inconvenience but fundamentally affect our ability to deliver safe and effective care.”.

Inability to stand on one leg for 10 seconds linked to a near doubling in risk of death in next 10 years, finds study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.Key considerations to support planning for the future, including how Long Term Plan priorities may need to be adjusted post COVID-19. . On 7 April 2022, WHO will focus global attention on the interconnectedness between the planet and our health. A campaign launched on this day will urge people, communities, governments, and organizations around the world to share their stories about the steps they are taking to protect #OurPlanetOurHealth. 1 November 2022.

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. Background Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with poor educational outcomes that can have long-term negative effects on the mental health, wellbeing, and socio-economic outcomes of university students. Mental health provision for university students with ADHD is often inadequate due to long waiting times for access to diagnosis and treatment in specialist National Health Service (NHS) clinics. ADHD is a hidden and marginalised disability, and within higher education in the UK, the categorisation of ADHD as a specific learning difference (or difficulty) may be contributing to this. Aims This consensus aims to provide an informed understanding of the impact of ADHD on the educational (or academic) outcomes of university students and highlight an urgent need for timely access to treatment and management. Methods The UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) convened a meeting of practitioners and experts from England, Wales, and Scotland, to discuss issues that university students with ADHD can experience or present with during their programme of studies and how best to address them. A report on the collective analysis, evaluation, and opinions of the expert panel and published literature about the impact of ADHD on the educational outcomes of university students is presented. Results A consensus was reached that offers expert advice, practical guidance, and recommendations to support the medical, education, and disability practitioners working with university students with ADHD. Conclusions Practical advice, guidance, and recommendations based on expert consensus can inform the identification of ADHD in university students, personalised interventions, and educational support, as well as contribute to existing research in this topic area. There is a need to move away from prevailing notions within higher education about ADHD being a specific learning difference (or difficulty) and attend to the urgent need for university students with ADHD to have timely access to treatment and support. A multimodal approach can be adapted to support university students with ADHD. This approach would view timely access to treatment, including reasonable adjustments and educational support, as having a positive impact on the academic performance and achievement of university students with ADHD. . You are entitled to free prescriptions for your epilepsy medications. You may be able to get.

We have responded to latest NHS England figures revealing dangerously long ambulance waiting times for heart attacks and strokes, and an ever-growing backlog of cardiac care.The number of times people were hospitalised due to heart failure rose significantly in Blackpool during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite advice to seek alternative options, such as the family doctor, local pharmacist, or self-care Around one in 20 calls made to the healthcare helpline NHS 111 result in unnecessary attendance at emergency care within 24 hours, despite callers having been advised to seek alternative forms of care, reveals an analysis published in the online. The Health and Social Care Secretary gave a speech at the NHS ConfedExpo on Wednesday 15 June 2022.

. As nurses prepare to cast their votes in upcoming industrial action ballots following the govern. . Teachers are told to ‘keep them safe’ as schools are left to ‘plug the gap’.