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A&E waiting times hit worst-ever level

One in six patients waited longer than four hours in A&E in England during October - the worst-ever performance since 2004.

Almost 30 per cent of population in England now obese

The number of people in England who are obese has almost doubled over the past 20 years to 13 million.

Ethnic minority women face more barriers seeing their GP

Women from ethnic minority backgrounds face more barriers than white women when seeking help for potential cancer symptoms.

Services can no longer survive on the goodwill of nurses

The RCN has said that the health and care service in the UK can no longer survive on the goodwill of nursing staff.

NHS dominates political pledges with spending increases promised

The Labour Party is promising to spend more on the NHS in England than the Conservatives if it wins the upcoming General Election.

Ministers urged to protect the public’s health in open letter

The RSPH has issued an open letter to all standing political parties outlining the most pressing public health challenges that any future government should commit to.

 Health Business Features

NHS and interpreting services

Effective interpreting delivered by professionals who are registered and regulated provides better patient outcomes, writes Mike Orlov

What are the benefits of plant-based food?

Current dietary patterns are harmful to both planetary and human health. Heather Russell explains why the time for change is now

NHSX – 'same same but different …'

Indi Singh looks at how to support transformation staff to ensure that the NHSX missions play an effective role in delivering the Long-Term Plan

How and why the NHS adopts innovation

Dr Amanda Begley discusses the ways healthcare professionals and innovators can work together to improve how the NHS adopts innovation

£1.8bn NHS funding: optimising patient benefits

Extra money is great, but more could be done to achieve best value from capital investment across the NHS. Katie Crookbain explains why

A coherent NHS narrative that drives change
The Nuffield Trust's Helen Buckingham analyses how set the NHS is for success, as well as what it will take to get there

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