The neonatal unit at Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales will get extra space to treat premature babies as part of a £7.5 million modernisation plan.

Nurses in Northern Ireland (NI) are set to vote on whether to take industrial action due to disputes over pay.

GPs in Wales have launched a five-year IT strategy, offering virtual appointments to patients as part a scheme introduced by the devolved health admission.

The NHS has partnered up with dating app Tinder in order to raise awareness about organ donations.

Almost half of GPs support mass resignation from the NHS in protest of the current state of general practice, a survey has revealed.

Figures have shown that increasing numbers of vulnerable patients are getting stuck in hospitals in England as delays in discharging patients hits record highs.

The NHS will struggle with bed capacity over the winter months, according to research from the Nuffield Trust.

NHS England has announced new plans to help GPs cope with indemnity for our of hours sessions.

Practices which receive poor CQC ratings or are found to have higher than average referrals and prescribing ratings will be prioritised for a £10m support fund, NHS England has announced.

NHS managers and care bosses have warned that vital care services for older and disabled people in England are at risk, despite government attempts to protect the sector.

The NHS has been urged to offer free Wi-Fi in every NHS building as part of a list of recommendations made by Martha Lane Fox.

Investigations carried out by the NHS into complaints about avoidable harm and death have been criticised as inadequate by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Dame Julie Mellor.

GPs who limit the amount of antibiotics they prescribe risk facing poor patient satisfaction scores, according to research from King’s College London.

The government has advised that overseas visitors should pay for using some GP services, in addition to ambulances and A&E care.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced a partnership with NHS England to trial a named single point of contact in 255 schools to promote ‘better joined-up working’ between schools and health services.

Chief operating officers (COOs) working within the NHS need greater support, according to a report from health regulator Monitor.

NHS England projections have claimed more than 10 million GP appointments will be booked online by the end of the financial year, as a result of the rapid adoption of online services by GPs.

New guidelines published by health watchdog NICE has informed that hospitals should appoint health or social care practitioners responsible for discharging patients, in order to avoid delays.


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