The British Medical Association has today announced new dates for strike action by junior doctors.
A trial involving over 1,500 GP practices in England has found that writing to GPs about their antibiotic prescribing habits has resulted in 73,000 fewer prescriptions (a 3.3% reduction) over 6 months. This has saved over £92,000 in prescription costs …
NHS England, the Government, and the British Medical Association’s General Practitioners Committee have reached agreement on changes to the GP contract in England for 2016/17, to take effect from 1 April 2016.
A Department of Health spokesperson said: “Our thoughts are with Faye's family at this difficult time. “New immunisation programmes are always introduced based on the best independent clinical recommendations to ensure we can protect those children most at risk. “When …
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, embarked on a tour of the South West and South of England this week, to look at local end of life care, community hospitals, and pioneering seven day services in NHS hospitals.
A million more people will get mental health support and £1 billion more will be invested in mental health care by 2021, following the publication of a landmark report published today.
Jeremy Hunt has today given a statement to Parliament on the introduction of the new junior doctors' contract.
Today in an interview with the media, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt responded to the junior doctors’ strike by reiterating that his priority is “to do the right thing for patients”.
Today HM Treasury published all departments’ Supplementary Supply Estimates. This is a routine opportunity in the financial year for departments to complete any housekeeping around their budgets and ask the Treasury for minor changes to funding.
Latest statement on the junior doctors' strike.