Pulse has reported that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted there is likely to be less demand for GP appointments on Sundays.

The Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) has cautioned that the planned sugar tax will ‘hit poor families harder’, but has nothing to do with the sugar content of products.

According to a study by Diabetes UK, almost 75 per cent of older children in England and Wales with diabetes had not received key health checks.

Prime Minister David Cameron has called for UK doctors to reduce the number of inappropriate prescriptions of antibiotics, announcing new targets to limit overuse.

The proposed nursing associate role has the potential to ‘transform’ the nursing and care workforce, according to Health Education England (HEE).

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has taken action to cancel the registration of a GP Practice in Grimsby after a number of serious concerns were identified.

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) has announced a new £95 million investment to maximise the quality and efficiency of its pathology services.

The National Audit Office (NAO) has said that the NHS in England must get a better grip on the delays patients face when being released from hospital, in order to reduce unnecessary harm and money.

According to a study conducted by the University of Manchester, exam pressures and physical health problems, such as acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people.

According to research by the BBC, NHS spending on private ambulances for 999 calls in England has trebled in the last four years.

According to a new study by Imperial College London, patients are being prevented from receiving treatment due to unemployment and healthcare cuts in England and around the world.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that hospitals will face more frequent but less detailed on-site inspections, under the regulator’s new plans.

MPs on the defence committee have said that the anti-malarial drug Lariam should be a last resort drug, due to its ability to cause severe side-effects including depression and anxiety.

According to a survey by YouGov, the number of people caring for someone with cancer in the UK has risen to almost 1.5 million.

NHS England has announced its much-delayed £46m scheme, designed to provide support for vulnerable GP practices, will be unveiled in June.

Official advice on healthy eating and a eating a low-fat diet to lose weight are wrong, according to a report from the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration.

Funding cuts could lead to the closure of a number of community pharmacies that would have a disproportionate effect on deprived areas, Pharmacy Voice has warned.

If Britain votes to leave the European Union (EU) on the 23 June referendum it could be ‘very dangerous’ for the health service, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has warned.


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