*Updated 18 January* This fact sheet sets out the Department of Health and Social Care’s position on industrial action by NHS staff. Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay said: “Patients will understandably be worried by the prospect of further …
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.
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.