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The outlook in deprived areas such as Tower Hamlets has never been healthy. However, a scheme that aims to alter the way care is delivered may disrupt the cycle of despair. Peter Blackburn reports
19 October 2017
The NHS could face costs of £500m a year following Brexit, unless agreement is reached on maintaining reciprocal rights to healthcare, a report has warned.
13 October 2017
Doctors have renewed calls for fully funded mental health services after research found more than 200 suicides of patients took place shortly after they left placements away from their home areas.
GPs from across Scotland will meet at a special conference soon to discuss a historic move: whether to adopt the first ever Scottish-only GP contract.
Among all the arguments and divisions thrown up by the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the one uniting factor would appear to be that of uncertainty.
‘You’re going to have to give me five minutes to calm down, so I’m just going to sit here and write some notes and then maybe we’ll have a chat about it afterwards’.
During a King’s Fund debate on the future of NHS hospitals and land – and a presentation to his report by Sir Robert Naylor – those six words, ‘this is not a fire sale’, were uttered several times in just the space of an hour and a half.
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20 October 2017
Northern Ireland’s under-pressure GPs take unusual step of asking patients to self-treat minor winter illnesses as staffing crisis worsens
18 October 2017
The BMA responds to new figures published today by the BBC which shows that the NHS in England last met a target in February 2016.
17 October 2017
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