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New survey of public health shows strong link between poor health and loneliness: statistical press release
Adults in England who reported bad or very bad health are more than three times as likely to report feeling lonely than those with good or very good health.
GP practices are being encouraged to join a new national online service making registering patients quicker and easier.
People are being invited to share their views on recommendations that NHS England should collect and process information on healthcare activity carried out at private hospitals.
IT professionals across health and social care are being invited to have their say over future plans for the IT systems that underpin the NHS
The Electronic Prescription Service is now the default method for prescribing and dispensing prescriptions in primary care in England, with almost one billion prescription items dispensed electronically in the last 12 months.
The move brings the NHS’s national data and technology expertise together into one organisation, supporting the best care for patients.
Latest figures show there were an estimated 2.6 million visits a day to the health website last year, with chickenpox and monkeypox among those seeing big increases
NHS Digital’s security awareness toolkit, Keep I.T. Confidential, has been updated with additional cyber security resources to help support clinical settings and social care organisations to improve security culture within their workplace.
The new developer community provides quick and easy access to commonly asked questions for those involved in healthcare software.
Over seven million new sign-ups to the NHS App in 2022 as registered users top 30 million. New features added last year will enable users to receive notifications from their GPs and view and manage their hospital appointments, with healthcare information now at their fingertips.