The British Medical Association (BMA) has condemned proposed plans that could see a large rise in regulatory fees for GP practices and NHS Trusts.

A study led by researchers from Imperial College London has found that getting more practices to offer after-school appointments would ‘cut unneces

Figures released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has found that the growth in list sizes has accelerated, with the average practice list increasing by 2.3 per cent from April 2015.

NHS Improvement has declared it will ‘disrupt' agency spend and impose tighter controls on temporary staffing agencies in a bid to reduce its financial strain on the health service, which is on track to hit £4 billion this year.

Advice published by NHS England has suggested that social media, texts and Skype should be used to maintain young people’s engagement with diabetes support and treatment.

England’s biggest seven day GP access scheme has launched in Manchester, providing thousands of additional appointments at evening and weekends.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called off the 48 hour junior doctor strike that was scheduled to take place on Tuesday 26 January.

The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) has warned practices which are considering Prime Minister David Cameron’s new voluntary GP contract could

Nurses and midwives arriving in Britain from the EU will be required to prove they are fluent in English, under new guidance by the Nursing and Mid

Prime Minister David Cameron has repeated threats made by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to impose a new contract on junior doctors, saying they cannot be allowed to ‘block progress in our NHS’.

Dementia patients are facing wide variations in quality of care across England, according to new evidence from the Alzheimer's Society.

The recently published material for the Local Medical Committee’s (LMC) special crisis conference includes a proposal to request that all GPs submit undated contract resignations, in the event that a rescue package is not secured.

Health Education England (HEE) has advised GP practices to dock the pay of trainees who took part in the recent industrial action.

The government’s national vascular disease prevention scheme has been hailed a ‘remarkable success’ following a British Medical Journal (BMJ) report which claimed it had prevented at least 2,500 heart attacks and strokes over the past five years.

A report into Integrated Care 24 (IC24) has found that out-of-hours GP calls faced waiting times of more than 12 hours and labeled the services as ‘clinically unsafe’ and a ‘significant risk to patient safety’.

GP practices should be incentivised to screen and vaccinate high risk groups to help tackle escalating rates of tuberculosis (TB), the National Institute for Health and care Excellence (NICE) has warned.

Following the recent 24-hour junior doctor walkout, concilliation service Acas says it’s formal talks will resume to prevent the next proposed 48-hour strike, which is due to take place on 26 January.

Plans are underway to enable newly-qualified nurses that have trained in London to receive guaranteed employment.


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