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  • Bed crisis a threat to patient safety

    A decade-long drop in overnight hospital beds has created a ‘mismatch’ between supply and demand in the NHS.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • DH ramps up raid on NHS budget

    The raid on the NHS capital budget has been ramped up by the Department of Health for the second year running, starving the service of funds to modernise and find a firm financial footing.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • The fight goes on for junior doctors

    The new junior doctors leader has pledged to continue the fight for trainees’ rights under the new contract, following his election last week.

    Date: 21 February 2017

  • Human tissue revival

    The Alder Hey scandal and regulatory red tape have deterred doctors from studying body parts for too long. Keith Cooper meets a surgeon with a mission to restore confidence in human tissue research

    Date: 17 February 2017

  • Data-sharing bill threatens patient confidentiality

    Patients’ confidence in the ability of doctors and the NHS to protect confidential information will be seriously damaged by a new data-sharing bill being pushed through Parliament, the BMA and the GMC have warned.

    Date: 14 February 2017

  • Prison leaver patient records system delay

    GPs are being forced to ‘prescribe blind’ to recovering addicts leaving prison after a £26m IT system was delayed.

    Date: 09 February 2017

  • Identity check ‘chaos’

    Hospitals have been given three months to find ways to identify overseas patients and charge them upfront for many NHS services.

    Date: 07 February 2017

  • Mental health budgets cut

    Doctors have raised fresh concerns about the underfunding of mental health hospitals after Health Foundation research for the BBC found their budgets had shrunk by £150m in the past four years.

    Date: 07 February 2017

  • PM offers NHS zero reassurances in event of US trade deal

    Prime minister Theresa May has failed to give assurances that the NHS will be protected from big business in the event of a trade deal between the UK and the USA.

    Date: 03 February 2017

  • QOF targets suspended to help GPs cope

    Health commissioners in Leeds have temporarily suspended the majority of QOF targets to help GPs cope with ‘unprecedented’ winter pressures.

    Date: 02 February 2017

  • STP saving claims unrealistic, finds BMA

    Doubts have been raised about the credibility of the blueprints for NHS reform with which ministers expect to stave off an impending financial crisis.

    Date: 27 January 2017

  • Call for soft ‘opt out’ organ donor rules in England

    Doctors have renewed calls for England to align its organ-donor rules with those in Wales

    Date: 26 January 2017