GP Bulletin Archive

Cold weather alert: Level 3 – cold weather action

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 8.59am on Friday 23 February 2018 There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and snow between 9.00am on Friday 23 February and 8.00am on Thursday 1 March in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 8.16am on Wednesday 21 February 2018 There is a probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9.00am on Friday 23 February and 12.00pm on Monday 26 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt

England’s top A&E doctor says we must seize ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to remake NHS and local government partnership

Reading Time: 1 minutesEngland’s top urgent care doctor today calls on health and local government leaders to seize “the greatest opportunity in 70 years” to remake the NHS and local authority partnership and improve the health of their communities. Professor Keith Willett said the two sectors had historically struggled

Video of the NHS England Board meeting – 8 February 2018

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe NHS England Board meeting was broadcast live on 8 February as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can now view a recording below:

Cold weather alert: Level 1 – winter preparedness and action

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 8.03am on Friday 16 February 2018 Temperatures/weather conditions are not expected to exceed Cold Weather Alert threshold criteria in any region from 9:00am 16 February 2018 until further notice. Find out more about staying well this winter. More details about this weather alert are available

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 9.09am on Wednesday 14 February 2018 There is a 70 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/snow between 9.00am on Wednesday 14 February and 9.00am on Friday 16 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients

With love in the air conception rates soar, NHS figures show

Reading Time: 1 minutesValentine’s Day romance leads to a jump in pregnancies, new figures from NHS England show. With love in the air, there was a 5 per cent rise in conceptions around the most romantic day of the year, according to the data gathered to help the NHS

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 9.36am on Tuesday 13 February 2018 There is a 80 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/snow between 9.00am on Tuesday 13 February and 9.00am on Friday 16 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients

Emergency medicine consultant unveiled as new Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care

Reading Time: 1 minutesNHS England and NHS Improvement have today announced that Dr Simon Eccles has been appointed as the new Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care to spearhead NHS use of technology and data to drive improvements in patient care. Dr Eccles is a practicing hospital

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Reading Time: 1 minutesIssued at 8.20am on Monday 12 February 2018 There is a 70 per cent probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/snow between 9.00am on Monday 12 February and 9.00am on Wednesday 14 February in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients