Following the recent 24-hour junior doctor walkout, concilliation service Acas says it’s formal talks will resume to prevent the next proposed 48-hour strike, which is due to take place on 26 January.

Plans are underway to enable newly-qualified nurses that have trained in London to receive guaranteed employment.

Junior doctors began their first strike in 40 years at 8am on 12 January.

Only 12 per cent of GPs would consider signing up to the new voluntary seven-day access contract, according to a survey conducted by Pulse.

Student nurse and midwives took to the streets of London on 9 January in protest of government proposals to cut the NHS student bursary.

Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce a £400m funding boost for mental health services as part of a £1 billion investment.

GPs who have had their directed enhanced services (DES) payments withheld and have met the minimum standards for avoiding unplanned admissions will

NHS England has announced the results of its survey suggesting that the proportion of patients who rate their overall experience of their GP surgery as good remains high at 85 per cent, but has showed a slight decline overall.

A cross-party commission to review future funding and structure of health and care services in England, will be proposed in the House of Commons by former minister Norman Lamb on 7 January

A rising number of GPs under the age of 50 are leaving the UK general practice due to feeling ‘unsupported and vulnerable to burnout’, an NHS England-commissioned study has found.

New figures published by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has shown more than 10,000 nursing posts in London have been left unfilled.

A scheme launched by health organisations in Cornwall to tackle the problem of hospital bed blocking actually saw numbers rise by 60 per cent in a year.

A 10 year study has found wide variation in emergency treatment for patients with blocked coronary arteries.

Salford Royal’s Sir David Dalton has been appointed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to engage with junior doctors on behalf of the government in an attempt to avoid planned strike action.

After talks between the British Medical Association (BMA) and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to end the contract dispute broke down, three junior doctor strikes have been planned to take place on the 12 and 26 of January, as well as 10 February.

NHS spending on management consultants has fallen by £42 million in the last year, according to figures from NHS Improvement.

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