A £20,000 ‘golden hello’ will be given to 109 GP trainees working in areas with the lowest GP fill rates between 2013 and 2015.

NHS Blood and Transplant has saved £1.2 million since the introduction of its online booking system two years ago.

The British Medial Association (BMA) has confirmed that a second strike starting on 10 February will go ahead, after failing to reach agreement with NHS Employers and the Department of Health on the new junior doctors contract.

The proposal for GPs to consider a potential mass resignation has been approved at the Special (local medical communities) LMC conference, where delegates voted overwhelmingly in favour of the motion.

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital will work with Monitor to speed up the process of providing patients with routine care, helping to cut waiting times and improve running operations.

Almost 14,000 assaults to NHS Scotland staff were recorded in the nine months leading up to December 2015, according to figures obtained by Scottish Labour.

The BBC has reported that there has been a surge in demand in A&E units, causing services to struggle.

The NHS hit its carbon reduction targets for 2015, according to a report from the Sustainable Development Unit for NHS England and Public Health England.

Monitor, the health sector regulator, has opened an investigation into North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

The NHS is set to start performing hand transplants in England as early as April 2016, officials have confirmed.

Added restrictions on NHS spending on agency staff could risk patient safety, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has warned.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced a new package for GP practices across England, aimed at swaying MPs and local media.

According to a report commissioned by the NHS Confederation, a significant number of over-65s end up in A&E unnecessarily.

Alistair Burt, minister for community and social care, has announced that thousands of high street pharmacies in England are due to face closure following plans to cut NHS spending by £170 million.

Public Health England (PHE) has announced it will no longer supply rubella screening tests for pregnant women in England, claiming the infection is now rare and that screening was causing unnecessary stress.

The number of patients who were forced to switch GP surgeries has risen by 50 per cent over the past year, according to an investigation by Pulse.

96 per cent of professionals who work with children after abuse believe the support available is ‘inadequate’, according to a survey from the NSPCC.r

Six NHS trusts have been chosen to be demonstrator sites for a new electronic procurement system and will receive £12 million funding from the Department of Health (DoH).

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