Emergency surgery deaths more common among poor

New research has found that poor people are much more likely to die after undergoing emergency surgery than wealthy people.

Over half of NHS trusts already deploying AI

New research has found that 52 per cent of NHS trusts are already utilising artificial intelligence technology within their practices.

NHS winter crisis worsened by air pollution

175 doctors have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson warning of public health crisis caused by the UK's poor air quality.

GPs working part-time becoming commonplace

Part-time working for GPs is becoming commonplace, emphasising concerns about the government's drive to recruit extra doctors.

Nursing students to receive £5,000 payment a year

The government has announced that all nursing students on courses from September 2020 will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year.

Glasgow health board considering legal action

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has instructed legal action against a contractor involved in the construction of the QEUH.

Oxford Health receives Good CQC rating

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised by the CQC as having improved the majority of its services.

More NHS funding detailed in new Welsh Government budget

The Welsh Government has said that over half of the next Welsh Government budget to be spent on health.

The plan sets out how health and social care services will meet demand and ensure there are enough staff with the right skills in place

The new hospital has been purpose built to provide a safe environment for treating patients who need psychiatric care in a high-secure setting.

Professor Stephen Powis, the NHS national medical director, and Professor Yvonne Doyle, Public Health England’s Medical Director, are leading a drive to encourage people to protect themselves from flu over Christmas

Nurses urge for 'cruel' health surcharge to be scrapped

The RCN is urging for the new government to explicitly commit to rescinding the current Immigration Health Surcharge for nursing staff.

New government urged to make difference from day one

The BMA is calling for decisive action from the new government to tackle NHS pressures and deliver real change for staff, patients and services.

Waiting times worsen as hospitals feel Winter pinch

New NHS figures indicate that hospital performance in England has sunk again - with new record worst waits in A&E and for hospital operations.

Johnson says NHS is ‘top priority’ after election win

The Conservatives has won a working majority in the General Election, and Boris Johnson has insisted the NHS is his ‘top priority’.

Anastrozole reduces breast cancer rates long term

Anastrozole drug has cut the risk of breast cancer in half and protected women for seven years after they stopped taking it.

A claim by 17 NHS trusts that they are charities and should receive backdated business rates relief has been rejected by the High Court.

Tackle obesity crisis by labelling food with exercise advice

Labelling food with the amount and type of physical activity needed to burn off the calories in it could lead to ‘healthier’ dietary choices.

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