The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) is set to inform Local Medical Committees (LMCs) on whether or not to ballot the profession on mass resignations, Pulse has said.

According to a report by Breast Cancer Now and Prostate Cancer UK, NHS patients are missing out on new cancer treatment because health bosses are failing to negotiate better prices for drugs.

A report by think-tank IPPR has argued that the devolution of health will not succeed unless Westminster relinquishes some control.

The Junior Doctors Committee (JDC) of the British Medical Association (BMA) is to request fresh industrial action as part of its row with the government over the new contract.

St George’s University of London has opened up its five-year medical degree undergraduate course to candidates wishing to apply through clearing.

Delays in discharging patients from hospital have risen 23 per cent since June last year, NHS England has revealed.

England's chief inspector of Hospitals has recommended that Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust exits special measures.

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as ‘requires improvement’ in its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

The NHS is set to introduce a gender quota to ensure an equal 50:50 male-female split on trust boards, The Telegraph reports.

Mental health targets are being ignored by a quarter of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), a FOI request has shown.

A study published by Imperial College London has shown that people who exercise regularly often have slightly enlarged hearts, a beneficial response to exercise, but one that could lead to a misdiagnosed heart disease.

NHS Education for Scotland has offered 100 £20,000 ‘golden hellos’ for GP trainees going to 37 hard-to-fill locations in rural and remote areas.

A study published in the BMJ Open has suggested that catching the Zika infection during pregnancy can cause limb deformities in babies.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has confirmed it is considering closing its accident and emergency department at night, in order to combat a severe shortage of doctors.

Morrison Hospital in Swansea has welcomed a £6.6 million extension to its cardiac intensive care unit, in a move that aims to reduce surgery waiting times.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has joined forces with South Yorkshire police and firefighters to reduce the demand on 999 responders.

The NHS has access to the first National Clinical Staffing framework to facilitate compliance with caps on agency staffing pay and charge rates.

St Helens CCG could suspend all non-essential hospital referrals for four months to help the hospital cope with increased demands.


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