According to a survey by Bliss, there are a number of gaps in NHS services designed to help sick and premature babies.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced a review of how NHS trusts identify, report, investigate and learn from deaths of people using their services.

NHS England has launched a consultation on a proposed method to support investment decisions in specialised commissioning.

The General Medical Council (GMC) has produced new guidelines for cosmetic procedures, in a bid to stop unqualified practitioners and practitioners who put profit ahead of patient welfare from treating patients.

Inquest, a charity for bereaved families, has called upon the government to investigate the way deaths of young people with mental health problems are being recorded.

According to a report by think-tank, Reform, only one in three people who schedule a GP appointment need to be seen by a doctor.

23 per cent of children and teenagers under the age of 18 are turned away from mental health services, according to a new report from think tank CentreForum.

Junior doctors risk damaging the public’s trust in the medical profession if they go ahead with the all-out strike planned for the end of April, according to Sir Bruce Keogh, the national medical director of NHS England.

A study published in the journal of Diabetes Care has warned that tests for diabetes in pregnant women are taking place too late, leading to an increase in the risk of further pregnancy related complications.

According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), a rise in the number of deaths in England and Wales in 2015 was due to an increase in dementia and respiratory diseased such as flu among older generations.

The Department of Health (DoH) has launched a consultation on how changes to student funding for nurse, midwife and allied health profession degree places can be implemented.

The BBC has reported that the government has ruled out talks to negotiate on its plans to impose the new junior doctor contract.

According to Pulse, health education bosses are considering allowing trained GPs from India to come and work in the UK, in a bid to alleviate the GP training crisis.

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has called for ‘activity equivalent’ calorie labelling, allowing food packaging to display how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories consumed in the product.

A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that cases of diabetes have nearly quadrupled to 422 million in 2014, from 108 million in 1980.

An inquiry led by the BBC has collated data from 41 mental health trusts and has found that the average waiting times for mental health treatment for eating disorders in England varies from 20-180 days, depending on the trust.

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