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  • Loyal to the last

    As child well-being champion Neena Modi reaches the end of her presidency of a medical royal college it is clear that she has no intention, however, of abandoning her causes, which she has unwaveringly defended against opposition from the privileged and the powerful. She talks to Keith Cooper

    Date: 15 March 2018

  • GMC hits low ebb

    The GMC’s relationship with doctors has taken a ‘hit’ following the Bawa-Garba case and it has a ‘long way’ to go to regain their confidence, its chief executive has admitted.

    Date: 14 March 2018

  • Worst-hit areas lose public health funding

    Council-run public health is heading in the ‘wrong direction’, with large cuts falling on smoking cessation, obesity and sexual health services in many areas where problems are worst.

    Date: 14 March 2018

  • Help to quit goes up in smoke

    There’s a potentially effective medical intervention being wheeled out to all hospitals in England this year to help patients quit that big, old killer, smoking.

    Date: 14 March 2018

  • Private firms run most OOA beds

    Most patients with severe mental health problems are rehabilitated in out-of-area beds run by private firms.

    Date: 09 March 2018

  • Data share call rejected

    Health and home office ministers have jointly rejected calls to stop NHS Digital sharing patients’ addresses with immigration officials, a practice many condemn as damaging to patients’ trust in doctors.

    Date: 06 March 2018

  • Call for 'no blame' culture

    Senior doctors have called for a ‘no blame’ culture in the NHS after hearing of trainees’ fears following the Bawa-Garba ruling.

    Date: 02 March 2018

  • Well-being concerns behind career breaks

    One in five doctors are taking career breaks for health and well-being reasons, amid evidence of heightened pressure and low morale during training.

    Date: 26 February 2018

  • Funding for mental health services fails to reach the frontline

    Mental health services for children and young people are still ‘poorly funded’ despite significant Government investment in services, frontline staff believe.

    Date: 19 February 2018

  • Treasury ploughs cash into DHSC pre-Brexit

    The Department of Health and Social Care has sustained the hardest financial hit from Brexit of all the major Government departments, analysis of a Treasury financial review reveals.

    Date: 16 February 2018

  • Budget raid sabotages repair plans

    The Department of Health and Social Care has upped its raid on the NHS capital budget to almost £4bn, starving the service of funds to modernise and deal with its huge ‘urgent’ backlog of repairs.

    Date: 13 February 2018

  • GMC commitments follow Bawa-Garba ruling

    Doctors have secured a series of pledges from the GMC as part of a wide-ranging plan to tackle concerns raised by the Bawa-Garba ruling.

    Date: 07 February 2018