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.
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”.
The first children to receive a genetic diagnosis through the Government backed 100,000 Genomes Project have been given their results at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), part of the North Thames Genomic Medical Centre (NTGMC).
Dame Sally Davies and fellow UK Chief Medical Officers have published new guidelines for alcohol consumption and warn that drinking any level of alcohol raises the risk of a range of cancers.