NHS must seize the genomics potential so everyone with cancer or a rare disease can get faster, better treatment, says the Chief Medical Officer. Tens of thousands of people have already had their DNA mapped NHS must go further to …
£112.5 million is being made available by government so that the most cutting-edge early stage research projects can take place in the UK. The five year funding is part of the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) investment in Clinical …
Several papers ran a story about 200,000 patients left without a GP when their surgeries closed down. The figures relate to closures and mergers of 72 practices in England. For our response click 'read more'.
The Times today ran a story claiming that 'thousands of pharmacies face closure in £170m funding cut. Click 'read more' to see the DH and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer statements.
The NHS will create 100,000 apprenticeships – almost seven times the current number - across the country by 2020, offering opportunities to thousands of young people who wish to pursue a career in the health sector.
The Chief Medical Officer has responded to a letter on the new alcohol guidelines from Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, President-Elect of the Royal Statistical Society. The text of her letter is below.
The HSJ has reported on a leaked letter from Sir David Dalton, the lead negotiator for government and NHS employers on the junior doctors' contract. Here's our response.
In the urgent question on 16 December I committed to publishing the consultation on infected blood scheme reform in January. I am therefore pleased to be here today to announce the launch of that consultation.
The fight against cancer will receive a significant boost after the first patients with the condition were recruited to the main phase of the UK’s revolutionary DNA-sequencing project, Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman MP has announced.
Life Sciences Minister George Freeman MP has been looking at how the use of Formula 1 technology and data is helping to drive forward a revolution in developing new healthcare technologies to benefit patients.
Jeremy Hunt outlines the Department's intention to ease pressure on GPs through increased funding and streamlined CQC inspections.