The Department of Health (DH) has released plans aimed at preventing hospital infections.

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the NHS in England does in fact possess the power to fund HIV drug Prep, after it previously claimed that local authorities should be responsible for funding the drug.

The Local Government Ombudsman’s (LGO) Review of Adult Social Care Complaints 2015/16 has shown a 25 per cent rise in complaints about home care received by people in England.

A study conducted by Edinburgh and Glasgow universities has suggested that people who were in the scout or guides during their childhood have a better mental health in later life.

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has delayed its plans to tackle a £200 million funding gap by the end of the decade.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has advised that GPs should receive a two per cent pay rise in 2017-18 to maintain levels in line with the ‘wider economy’.

NHS England is asking staff the public about whether it should impose a tax on sugary drinks sold in hospitals.

Figures from the campaign group Medicine Waste UK have indicated that wasted medicines are costing the NHS up to £300 million per year.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust has been taken out of special measures, after the CQC ordered it to improve over high mortality rates and finan

A treatment for Zika has shown promise in protecting babies in the womb from the harmful effects of the condition in the womb.

The College of Occupational Therapists (COT) in Wales has urged that thousands of hospital bed days could be saved if occupational therapists (OTs) were used more to help patients.

A survey carried out by the BBC has indicated that more than 9,000 patients’ records in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex have gone missing since a private company was contracted to take on the role of transferring patient data.

Research carried out by University College London (UCL) has warned that around one in six cases of breast cancer begin with symptoms other than a suspected lump.

The Nuffield Trust, King's Fund and Health Foundation have issued a joint plea to ministers warning that the care sector was facing a funding shortage which was so significant there is a risk families may take legal action.

Conwy Council is offering yoga classes to employees during working hours to help reduce days ‘lost’ as a result of back problems.

The Work Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a report warning that children need to be protected from junk food adverts appearing on apps, social media and video blogs.

Plans to ban smoking in school playgrounds and around hospitals in Wales are set to be introduced as part of the Public Health Bill.

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England have launched the Stay Well This Winter campaign which advises over 65s to eat hot meals and keep active in order to cope with the cold weather.


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