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  • Refusal to discuss 'unthinkable' cuts

    Health service leaders have refused to publish details of plans for severe cuts which could ‘bring the entire NHS into disrepute’.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • 'Humbled and honoured' – BMA GPs committee elects leader

    Leeds GP Richard Vautrey has been elected leader of the BMA GPs committee.

    Date: 20 July 2017

  • 'Scandalous' savings: £61m demand on STP a threat to care

    Further savings cannot be made without ‘major’ changes to access, range and the quality of services offered to patients, NHS leaders have been warned.

    Date: 11 July 2017

  • Sharp decline in doctors' pay

    Doctors’ salaries have declined sharply over the last decade following years of pay restraint policy from successive governments.

    Date: 05 July 2017

  • Doctors back decriminalisation of abortion

    Doctors have backed calls for the decriminalisation of abortion – supporting the removal of criminal sanctions associated with the procedure.

    Date: 27 June 2017

  • Doctors ‘horrified’ by STP staff costs

    A vast cohort of operations managers, communications executives, administrators and financial analysts has been created to drive forward controversial STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) – taking millions of pounds out of the frontline NHS.

    Date: 27 June 2017

  • Brexit: on the edge

    This weekend marks one year since the UK voted to leave the EU – and the future for the NHS in ‘Brexit Britain’ is still unclear

    Date: 22 June 2017

  • Chance to 'reset the clock' post general election

    Politicians must ‘rise above traditional sectional interests’ to tackle NHS challenges – and the health service should be given a ring-fenced, transparent budget linked to economic growth.

    Date: 21 June 2017

  • NHS England sets up framework to bypass tendering

    NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has promised to end the ‘fractured’ health and social care system by empowering local leaders to drive improvements in their areas.

    Date: 16 June 2017

  • EU staff rights priority pledge

    Securing the rights of EU staff working in the NHS will be an early priority for the Government in Brexit negotiations, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

    Date: 15 June 2017

  • Call for end to pay restraint

    NHS pay restraint must end – and frontline staff rewarded for the ‘commitment they make’ to society and the health service, a former Conservative health secretary has said.

    Date: 15 June 2017

  • Health secretary refuses to rule out pay restraint

    Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has refused to rule out the continuation of pay restraint in the health service – despite saying he has ‘sympathy’ for frontline staff struggling with stagnating wages.

    Date: 15 June 2017

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