The Chancellor's 2014 Autumn Statement revealed Government plans for spending on health over the next years.

Private health firms are on course to win more than £9bn of NHS contracts to look after patients as a result of the coalition’s ramping up of competition in the health service, research shows.

The European Nutrition for Health Alliance (ENHA) has launched a new campaign which focuses on reducing disease-related malnutrition among European healthcare patients.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said that over a tenth of all GP practices are to face urgent inspection following the conclusion of regulators that they could be failing to provide adequate levels of care to their patients.

The University of Westminster has been awarded a research grant of £620,000 to develop a portable device capable of testing bodily fluids to diagnose the virus.

The European Office of the NHS Confederation has commented on how new EU rules will alter the way in which clinical trials are carried out.

In response to a report issued by the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation that calls for greater research into the work carried out by allied health professionals, the Allied Health Professions Federation has agreed that more data has needed.

NHS workers have votes to take part in industrial action in a row over pay.

There is "overwhelming" evidence that well-designed offices boost health, wellbeing and productivity of staff, a report has said.

Doctors have called for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity.

A £1.2m fund to help health technology start ups get new solutions out to patients was kicked off this week.

The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate."

Dementia timebomb will force twice as many people out of work by 2030

Pharmacies have a bigger role to play in supporting the health of their communities, according to a new report.

Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK is going to map 100,000 human genomes by 2017, putting the National Health Service at the forefront of scientific discovery.

A survey carried out by Pulse has revealed that just under half of GPs would, if given the choice, opt out of the national Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) deal in favour of a contract negotiated locally with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

Agency and contract staff costs for Foundation Trusts have soared up by £300m last year, according to a report by foundation trust regulator Monitor.

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