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.
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.
The British Medical Association has today announced that it has postponed next week's planned strike by junior doctors.
Alistair Burt, Minister of State for Community and Social Care, writes about the new scheme by Manchester Primary Care Partnership in an article on gov.uk
Jeremy Hunt has set out the strict conditions hospitals must meet in order to access £1.8bn transformation funding next year, as part of a wider package of tough new financial measures to improve financial grip in the NHS.
Jane Ellison responds to the first major evaluation of the NHS Health Check in England.
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, met staff and patients at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust today.
For further information and background to the issues surrounding the junior doctors' contract, you will find documents, letters, speeches and news stories which will set out how the situation around the negotiations has developed on gov.uk
Today the Prime Minister spoke about the importance of mental health, saying he believed we can “begin a much-needed revolution for mental health treatment in Britain”.