A report by the Sustainable Development Unit has recommended changes that could help NHS England save over £400 million and reduce its carbon output by one million tonne each year, by 2020.

Since a new system came in to effect in December 2015, more than half of organs transplanted were from people whose consent was deemed.

According to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report, 44 per cent of countries are experiencing serious levels of both under-nutrition and obesity.

The NHS has been advised to implement a specialised laser treatment to manage symptoms that occur as a result of an enlarged prostate, which has been predicted to save the NHS £3 million.

The number of consultants joining the anaesthetic workforce in the NHS is insufficient to meet patient demand, according to the latest figures from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA).

Data analysis by the BBC has found large variation in the use of locum GPS across England, with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in some of the most deprived parts of the country using a higher percentage of locums.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has launched an inquiry into improving access to mental health services.

Nigel Edwards, chief executive of the Nuffield Trust think tank has warned that staff shortages are a greater risk to the NHS than its financial problems.

A review by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has found that there are too many poor quality investigations into babies who die or are severely brain damaged during labour.

Chorley Hospital A&E department is due to reopen in August after being closed due to ‘unacceptable’ safety concerns.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s emergency care has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for issues of overcrowding and poor management.

The Department of Health (DoH) has announced that new bowel cancer home testing kits will be rolled out across England.

Research by King’s College London has found that carrying out a blood test could help doctors pick the most suitable drug for patients suffering with depression.

Four practices in Brighton and Hove which serve over 10,000 patients are due to close, after having their funding stopped following a review of PMS contracts.

A new mental health service, ChatHealth, has been launched for school pupils in Cumbria.

Delays in releasing elderly patients from hospital could continue for up to five years, NHS England has warned.

General practice in Northern Ireland is ‘on the edge of a full-blown crisis’, a survey by the British Medical Association (BMA) has suggested.

The Scottish Cancer Patient Experience Survey has found that the majority of cancer patients in Scotland were positive about the care they had received.


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