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NHS app provided 16 million repeat prescriptions in 12 months

Over 3m GP appointments were booked through the app between June 2021 and May this year.

20 Jul 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Substance misuse

Slight rise in alcohol dependence prescriptions in 2020-21

The vast majority of the 166,590 alcohol dependence scripts were dispensed in the community.

27 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Number of referrals to talking therapies and access to services falls

There were 1.46 million referrals in 2020-21, a 14 per cent drop on the 1.69 million in 2019-20.

25 Nov 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Digital health accessed by 28 million people in England

NHS Digital said over 16 million have signed up to the NHS app.

05 Nov 2021 , 1 Min Article

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PCN pharmacist workforce rises 18 per cent in three months

Number of full time PCN pharmacists rose by 18 per cent between March and June.

19 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article