Initial figures from Health Education England (HEE) have shown that almost ninety per cent of GP training places have been filled across the UK, after two rounds of recruitment.

A number of health experts have warned that the shortage of nurses in the UK could continue to worsen, after statistics have been published by the Institute for Employment Studies for the Migration Advisory Committee.

The Department of Health (DoH) in England has announced it has scrapped, its controversial data-sharing project.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has confirmed the junior doctor contract will be imposed, following the profession’s rejection of the terms, after 58 per cent of British Medical Association (BMA) members voted against accepting the deal.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has released a report stressing the importance of councils working together with health professionals to promote good mental health in children.

Public Health England (PHE) has published a new framework for businesses and employers to help them create their own policies on the use of e-cigarettes.

According to a report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCI), there has been an increase in the prescriptions for antidepressants and diabetes drugs in England.

According to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales, the number of complaints made against the Welsh NHS has risen by four per cent.

Public Health England (PHE) has provided an update into its investigation of the ongoing E.coli O157 outbreak, which it believes could be associated with eating mixed salad leaves.

Junior doctors have voted to reject the new contract offered to them by the government, despite British Medical Association (BMA) leaders urging members to accept the terms.

The findings of a freedom of information (FoI) request submitted by the BBC have revealed that hundreds of babies in hospitals in England were born dependent on substances their mother took while pregnant.

Research from the University of Aberdeen has found that although fungal infections kill more people than malaria or breast cancer, the affliction is not considered a priority.

The Department of Health (DoH) has published advice from chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies, advising people to take appropriate precautions when travelling to the Rio Olympics and other Zika affected areas.

60 per cent of GP referrals for child mental health lead to no treatment, according to a major investigation by Pulse.

Wales has seen an increase in organ donations following the introduction of its ‘opt-out’ system six months ago, according to new figures.

The BBC has revealed that 50 people have taken their own lives in Scottish hospitals over the past four years.

In 2014 there was an increase of four per cent on deaths which were related to the consumption of alcohol, according to HSCIC.

The crisis-hit computer project for the NHS 24 telephone helpline will not be operational until the end of next year.


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