NHS cutting back on IVF fertility treatment

Some areas of England are cutting back on IVF fertility treatment to save money, a charity has said.

£1.3 million to create 10,000 new NHS dental places

A row has broken out over a £1.3 million investment to create 10,000 new NHS dental places.

Additional £1 million for End of Life Care in Wales

The Health Secretary has announced an additional £1 million to further enhance End of Life Care services in Wales.

Maternity wards in England shut 382 times in 2016 alone

Responding to a Freedom of Information request, 42 out of 96 trusts said they had temporarily closed maternity wards on a total of 382 occasions.

£80.6 million contract for NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group’s project

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG has invited three organisations to participate in delivering Integrated Community Services for Adults in the area.

CQC find significant improvements required at Vocare, Somerset

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Vocare that it must make improvements following recent inspections.

CQC finds improvements at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The CQC has found improvement in the services provided by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon.

NHS abuse of mental health patients ‘endemic’

Figures obtained by The Times have shown that the use of physical force is ‘endemic’ in the mental health system.

A consultation has been launched by the UK’s independent expert screening committee on whether screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) in babies should be tried within the NHS.

A consultation has been launched on whether screening for SCID in babies should be tried within the NHS.

Nab-paclitaxel available for pancreatic cancer patients

NICE has recommended nab-paclitaxel for routine NHS use after the company agreed a price discount and provided more evidence on its effectiveness.

£4 million scheme to see 5,000 extra GP appointments a month in Oxfordshire

Thousands of extra GP appointments are being made for patients in Oxfordshire in a bid to deliver a more flexible service.

NHS can save billions if it cuts waste

The NHS must cut waste if it wants more cash, the senior surgeon who has the job of driving up standards has said.

Men ACWY vaccine to be offered in Hampshire schools

The meningitis ACWY vaccine is to be offered in all Hampshire secondary schools from January 2018.

Prep to become available on NHS from England

The NHS in England has announced it will finally give people a drug to reduce the risk of contracting HIV, from September.

RCPCH publishes recommendations for breastfeeding

The RCPCH has published new guidance on breastfeeding, highlighting the health benefits and importance of tackling the UK’s low rates.

CQC rates Rainham GP practice ‘inadequate’

A GP practice in Rainham has been rated ‘inadequate’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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