Pulse has reported that the number of GPs retiring has remained stable, despite growing concerns about working conditions and changes to pensions.

The Commons Public Accounts Committee has accused NHS England of having a ‘poverty of ambition’ over solving the problems related to the delayed discharge of older patients in hospitals.

Patients are likely to wait more than one week to see their GP on 100 million occasions by 2020, new analysis from the RCGP has warned.

Only 20 per cent of patients with suspected inflammatory arthritis are referred to a specialist within the target three days.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has warned that any loss of European funding for medical research could cost the lives of vulnerable children.

A new initiative has been launched which urges GPs to prescribe ‘lifestyle medicine’, such as dietary changes, exercise and stress management, inst

The Department of Health (DoH) has confirmed that plans to remove bursaries and introduce a loans system for pre-registration student nurses, midwives and allied health professionals are set to go ahead.

The Department of Health (DoH) has announced that three new ministers have joined the department, following the change in government.

Over 50 hospitals in England have been given the green light to miss key waiting time targets this year to help stem financial issues.

A report published by the Food Research Collaboration at City University London has called on the government to ban the sale of energy drinks to children under the age of 16.

Plans set out by NHS England to tackle ‘inadequate’ mental health care will include expansions across a range of services, including a significant increase in the size of the mental health staff workforce.

The government has confirmed that it has delayed the long-awaited obesity strategy until the autumn.

Public Health England (PHE) has advised that people require 10 micrograms of Vitamin D per day to maintain healthy bones, teeth and muscles and has recommended taking supplements during the Winter.

The NHS England Strategic Projects Team (SPT) consisting of a group of multi-million pound contract consultants is set to be shut down, after concerns were raised about its work.

In a letter to the Department of Health, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for an ‘immediate halt’ to government plans to replace healthcare students bursaries with loans.

NHS England has confirmed that patients who have not visited their GP for over five years are set be stuck off of GP surgery lists if they do not contact heir doctor for more than five years.

The Health Select Committee has accused ministers of giving the wrong impression about how much they are spending on healthcare in England.

Research from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has warned that an increasing number of older people are living alone, without having adaptions installed to enable them to live independently


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