A pioneering combination of drugs to combat skin cancer have been fast tracked for use on the NHS.

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) have called on the government to decriminalise the act of possession and personal use of illegal drugs in the UK.

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) has called on the government to provide lessons to parents on how to raise their children to ensure they remain mentally healthy.

The Care Quality Commission has rated the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SWASFT) 111 service as inadequate, in a ‘damning report’.

The Diabetes Prevention Programme is set to make its first referrals within the next few weeks.

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has officially backed remaining in the European Union (EU), with its editors urging doctors to do the same.

A report by the Sustainable Development Unit has recommended changes that could help NHS England save over £400 million and reduce its carbon output by one million tonne each year, by 2020.

Since a new system came in to effect in December 2015, more than half of organs transplanted were from people whose consent was deemed.

According to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report, 44 per cent of countries are experiencing serious levels of both under-nutrition and obesity.

The NHS has been advised to implement a specialised laser treatment to manage symptoms that occur as a result of an enlarged prostate, which has been predicted to save the NHS £3 million.

The number of consultants joining the anaesthetic workforce in the NHS is insufficient to meet patient demand, according to the latest figures from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA).

Data analysis by the BBC has found large variation in the use of locum GPS across England, with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in some of the most deprived parts of the country using a higher percentage of locums.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has launched an inquiry into improving access to mental health services.

Nigel Edwards, chief executive of the Nuffield Trust think tank has warned that staff shortages are a greater risk to the NHS than its financial problems.

A review by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has found that there are too many poor quality investigations into babies who die or are severely brain damaged during labour.

Chorley Hospital A&E department is due to reopen in August after being closed due to ‘unacceptable’ safety concerns.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s emergency care has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for issues of overcrowding and poor management.

The Department of Health (DoH) has announced that new bowel cancer home testing kits will be rolled out across England.


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