£10 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance

The Department of Health and Social Care is launching a £10 million research competition to fund innovations to tackle AMR in humans.

Hunt ‘promoted’ as Hancock becomes Health Secretary

Having secured £20 billion in NHS investment and become the longest serving Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt has been promoted to Foreign Secretary.

Health care digital transformation must include nurses

The RCN has warned that the digital transformation of health care will remain a pipe-dream unless nurses are involved more.

End 'vicious cycle' of unfair funding for GP training

The RCGP has warned that the GP workforce crisis is being worsened by inequity in the way GP undergraduate training placements are funded.

Innovative new treatments to be routinely available on NHS

The NHS has announced plans to provide a host of new treatments that will now be routinely available for thousands of patients on the NHS.

GP vacancy rates rise despite recruitment pledges

A Pulse survey has revealed that GP vacancy rates are at the highest level ever recorded, with over 15 per cent of GP positions currently empty.

Inspired milestone of 70 apps in honour of NHS 70 birthday

NHS Digital has revealed that the NHS Apps Library has reached 70 apps in honour of the NHS birthday.

NHS Wales’ staff offered pay rise on service’s 70th birthday

Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced a new pay offer to NHS Wales’ staff.

NHS fleet of ambulances to be boosted next Winter

A £36.3 million investment will see 256 state-of-the-art ambulances added to the current NHS fleet across the country this winter.

Lower risk better off not screening for breast cancer

UCL has claimed that women who are at lower risk of breast cancer would be better off not being invited for NHS screening.

NHS 70 year success result of brilliant staff

Simon Stevens has marked the health service’s 70th anniversary by sending a message of ‘heartfelt thanks’ to staff.

Faster progress required to meet the needs of individuals

A new report has urged for faster progress towards a health service that centres on the needs of individuals and delivers value to the taxpayer.

New law passed to protect vulnerable people in care

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill seeks to protect the rights of people who do not have the mental capacity to make decisions about their care.

Data breach affects 150,000 patients

150,000 patients in England have been involved in a data breach that the NHS is blaming on a coding error.

Body cameras to protect paramedics from abuse

Paramedics will be given body cameras in a bid to reduce cases of physical and verbal abuse against NHS employees.

TV campaign to recruit thousands of nurses

NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care have launched an £8 million TV advertising campaign to recruit thousands of nurses.

£215 million investment in NHS health research

Jeremy Hunt has announced a £215 million package of funding for research to develop health solutions for the future.

NHS England set to halt 'ineffective' treatments

New plans being drawn up by NHS England include offering fewer patients surgery to remove tonsils, carry out breast reductions and stop snoring.


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