The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has demanded urgent action over bed occupancy figures.
The NHS is facing further strike disruption this week amid continued high demand for services, NHS England reports.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has said the NHS is not ready to roll out two drugs shown to slow down the progression of the disease – lecanemab and donanemab – should they be approved.
The NHS waiting list fell in December for the third month running, according to new figures from NHS England, but A&E and ambulance services experienced their busiest ever January.
The Academy of Medical Sciences has released a report highlighting declining health among children under five in the UK and calls on policymakers to take urgent action.
Improvements in cancer survival have slowed, according to a report from Cancer Research UK.
The Commons Health and Social Care Committee has launched an inquiry to examine leadership, performance and patient safety in the NHS.
New figures published by NHS England show that, last week, hospitals across the country had an average of 99,750 core beds in place each day, up 2,000 since the start of the year, to cope with expected Covid and flu admissions.
What issues need to be addressed in this year's planning round to enable the NHS to deliver the best possible service and financial performance?