New regulations requiring all hospitals to check upfront whether patients are eligible for free NHS treatment will be in place within months under plans to recover the cost of health treatments provided to patients not ordinarily resident in the UK.
Legal firms will face a new cap on the amount of costs they can recover in negligence cases, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced, as he begins a clampdown on rising litigation costs within the NHS.
Children across England will benefit from new prosthetic limbs specially designed for sport from the NHS, in a move by the government to help a future generation of young people get active and even become the next Paralympians. The introduction …
Whilst the majority of the population stopped to celebrate the festive season over the past fortnight, our dedicated health and social care workforce continued to deliver outstanding treatment and patient care.
Barcode technology used in major industries such as aerospace and retail is introduced to the NHS in England in a bid to revolutionise patient safety.
The National Audit Office (NAO) has today published its report on the Department's work to help the NHS increase the costs recovered from treating overseas visitors between September 2015 and August 2016.
The CQC has today published its State of Care report, an annual assessment of the quality of health and adult social care in England.
The Health Select Committee has today published its report into the implications of the Spending Review. The Committee has concluded that the Spending Review does not meet its commitment to fund the NHS's vision for the future of the service. …
Today Alistair Burt met with family members of people who lost their lives while under the care of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Read his statement following the meeting below. Health Minister Alistair Burt said: "Today I met patients and family …
The HSJ has reported that NHS finance directors are being pressured to agree to "fundamentally unsustainable" financial targets for 2016/17. Here is our response.