According to Pulse, the Department of Health (DoH) is reviewing the way it funds practices which offer training placements in a bid to address unfair regional variations.

According to figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), the proportion of women in England taking up their initial invitation for breast cancer screening has decreased significantly over the past decade.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been criticised by MPs who claim he ‘misrepresented’ data regarding his case for a seven-day NHS in England.

Ministers were ‘wrong’ to impose contracts and should ‘apologise’ to junior doctors, according to former patient safety advisor Professor Don Berwick.

The latest NHS Staff Survey has raised concerns as a worrying number reported experiencing bullying, discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

In a move to increase the primary care workforce, the number of physician associate training places will increase by 220 per cent in 2017, accordin

Funding for general practice in Scotland has faced cuts of £1.6 billion over the lat 10 years, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Scotland.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced three more 48 hour strike dates, as part of its judicial review, to challenge the government’s decision to impose the new junior contract.

NHS England has introduced ‘personal budgets’ for pregnant women worth £3,000, in a bid to overhaul maternity services, and enable women to pick which type of care they want to receive.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has said it is currently examining the legality of the government’s imposition of a new junior doctor contract.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that planned increases to council tax will not generate enough money to cover the rising cost of social care.

According to a review conducted by Sir Stephen Bubb, of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, the treatment of some people with learning disabilities in hospitals and care homes is ‘intolerable’.

The NHS 111 helpline may not be ‘safe and effective’ for diagnosing illness in young children, leading paediatrician Professor Neena Modi has warned.

Transgender people face waiting times of up to 18 months of an initial consultation with a specialist, according to a report from the BBC.

A new contract agreed by the government, NHS England and the British Medical Association’s (BMA) General Practitioners Committee will see a one per cent pay rise for GPs.

NHS Regulator Monitor has called upon NHS providers to take more action in improving their operational and financial performance.

A new trial launched by Public Health England (PHE) and the Behavioural Insights Team, has found that writing to GPs about their antibiotics prescribing has resulted a direct savings of £92,000 in the cost of unnecessary prescriptions.

According to a report conducted by Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum, a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks in the UK could prevent 3.7 million people becoming obese over the next decade.


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