Very first Active Practice Charter launched

The Royal College of GPs and Sport England are collaborating to launch the very first Active Practice Charter.

£4.29 billion cut from capital budgets

The Labour Party has claimed that £4.29 billion has been cut from capital budgets, as part of deliberate Tory smash and grab raids.

£1.8 billion for NHS frontline services

Boris Johnson has announced a new £1.8 billion NHS cash injection to help improve patient care at hospitals across the country.

Sixth person dies from NHS listeria outbreak

Public Health England has said that the number of deaths linked to the outbreak of listeria in the NHS has reached six.

Outstanding rating for Dorset NHS Trust

Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust has seen its Care Quality Commission rating upgraded to Outstanding.

Cancer treatment supplies warning for no deal Brexit

Senior doctors have called for ‘urgent clarification’ over plans to supply cancer treatments in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Record low for birth rate in England and Wales

The birth rate in England and Wales hit a new low in 2018, with an ageing population mooted as a possible factor.

Improvement journey continues for East of England ambulance

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been told it must continue to make improvements following a CQC inspection.

Shropshire Community Health in ‘Good’ shape

The quality of community healthcare in Shropshire has been recognised as vastly improved, with the CQC giving a Good rating.

True extent of pension taxation revealed

Thousands of GPs and hospital consultants have reduced their working hours because of pension tax laws.

Princess Alexandra remains as Requires Improvement

Following a Care Quality Commission inspection, the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust has been rated as Requires Improvement.

South London and Maudsley gets Good rating from CQC

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has been rated Good overall by the CQC for being effective, caring, responsive and well-led.

NHS set to payout millions to junior doctors

A trust has been found to have imposed ‘irrational’ contractual procedures for monitoring whether junior doctors were taking breaks.

Better access to GPs key for Welsh public

People in Wales want better access to GP services, with research highlighting the importance of securing change through the new GP contract for Wales.

Scotland announces review of Breast Screening Programme

Joe FitzPatrick has announced that a fundamental review of the Scottish Breast Screening Programme is to be carried out.

Manifesto for Better Mental Health launched

The Mental Health Policy Group has launched the Manifesto for Better Mental Health, urging for a clear direction for mental health policy.

Most NHS computers still running Windows 7

More than three quarters of PCs across the NHS are still running Windows 7, just six months before support for the operating system ends.

Gynaecological cancer treatment approved

700 women with advanced ovarian cancer are expected to benefit from NICE approving Olaparib as a first-line maintenance treatment.

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