RCGP sets out priorities for new Prime Minister

Helen Stokes-Lampard has written to the new Prime Minister urging him to protect the NHS and patient care by ruling out a no-deal Brexit.

Frozen meal safety concerns are a ‘myth’

One of the largest suppliers of hot food to the NHS has claimed that safety concerns around frozen food in hospitals are a ‘myth’.

PM Johnson must end nursing workforce crisis

The Royal College of Nursing has written to new Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking him to put a stop to unsafe staffing levels.

Treatment for gynaecological cancers approved

The medicine Olaparib has been approved by NICE as a first-line maintenance treatment.

Pay award not recognising or rewarding hard work

Senior doctors have criticised their annual pay award for failing to redress more than a decade of effective real-term cuts.

Stevens praises staff during UK heatwave

Simon Stevens has paid tribute to NHS staff going above and beyond to keep people safe and healthy during record-breaking temperatures.

Labour questions Johnson over NHS commitments

Jonathan Ashworth has written to the new Prime Minister requesting more detail on his NHS funding commitments.

Virtual GP service ‘risks destabilising care’

The expansion of the NHS GP at Hand service risks ‘destabilising care’ for the most complex and vulnerable cases.

Hancock publishes NHS England annual assessment

Matt Hancock has published his annual assessment of NHS England for 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to 2019.

Walsall Healthcare comes out of special measures

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has come out of special measures following its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

King’s Lynn trust to remain in special measures

The CQC has recommended Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust to remain in special measures.

£32m to help cut NHS waiting times in Scotland

Jeane Freeman has announced that the NHS in Scotland will receive a further £32 million to help reduce waiting times.

Fifth of mums experience perinatal mental health problems

Up to one in five mums and one in 10 dads in the UK experience mental health issues in the perinatal period.

Record temperatures sparks patient fears

A senior medic has warned that he ‘fears for patients and staff’ as parts of the UK look set to experience record temperatures.

Better care in the community can prevent A&E admissions

More than four in 10 emergency admissions to hospital from care homes could potentially be avoided through better care in the community.

Kent Community Health receives Outstanding rating

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated overall as ‘outstanding’.

Improvements found at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has improved their quality ratings, but remains in need of improvements.

Partial knee replacement could save the NHS £30m

The economic benefit of using partial knee replacements could save the NHS approximately £30 million per annum.



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