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  • 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

  • NHS saves £3.1bn

    NHS providers have delivered financial savings that would be ‘near-impossible’ in any health system around the world.

    Date: 15 June 2017

  • CQC plans to overhaul inspections

    The CQC is planning to overhaul its inspections and monitoring processes, as part of proposed changes to its regulation of health and social care.

    Date: 14 June 2017

  • Call to maintain 'soft border'

    The new Government must address the crisis in the NHS – and ensure that a soft border is maintained in Northern Ireland, doctors leaders have said.

    Date: 09 June 2017

  • Healthcare cuts leave patients in 'disgraceful' pain

    Healthcare leaders plan to delay or cancel spending in half of areas to meet financial targets – leaving patients waiting in ‘disgraceful’ pain and uncertainty.

    Date: 09 June 2017

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