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13 - 24 of 31 results for: Oct 2018
  • Tell me what's wrong

    There are some ‘seriously oppressive cultures’ in the health service, says Henrietta Hughes, a doctor and NHS national guardian. She tells Keith Cooper why staff should raise concerns

    Date: 12 October 2018

  • Best-laid plans?

    Can the chronically underfunded NHS in England make bold investments in areas such as integration or public health, or will it be left papering over the cracks? Peter Blackburn reports

    Date: 12 October 2018

  • NHS permits deferral of pensions tax penalty

    NHS BSA (Business Services Authority) has agreed to permit the use of voluntary Scheme Pays by members who are subject to the tapered annual allowance.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • NHS England extends support service for GPs

    Doctors have welcomed the extension of a mental health support service to cover all NHS doctors in England following mounting evidence of work-related stress, burnout and emotional distress.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • Government fails to budge on consultants' pay

    Consultants have expressed their bitter disappointment at the Government’s refusal to improve its ‘demoralising’ and ‘derisory’ pay settlement for consultants in England.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • Health secretary says he'll 'knock down doors' for the NHS

    The health and social care secretary has said he will ‘knock down doors across Whitehall’ to get what the NHS needs – and promised action on improving the morale of the workforce, increasing the use of technology and a serious shift towards preventive medicine.

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • 'Pragmatic' changes promise for NHS legislation

    NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens will press for ‘pragmatic’ legislative changes and is planning to reform health service payment and tariff systems – pledging a ‘fairer, more transparent’ system.

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • BMA surveys doctors' mental health

    The BMA has launched a UK-wide survey into doctors and medical students’ mental health in an effort to improve the support available to NHS staff.

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • To be fair

    Dinesh Bhugra’s year as BMA president will see a strong focus on fairness and equality – both in health outcomes and how NHS staff are treated. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • Prior concerns with NHS England nomination

    The BMA has warned MPs of its concerns with plans to appoint former Conservative minister Lord Prior as chair of NHS England.

    Date: 09 October 2018

  • 'Invaluable' overseas doctor faces deportation

    An overseas doctor working in the NHS has spoken of her desperation at a bid by the Government to have her removed from the UK.

    Date: 08 October 2018

  • The Doctor (October 2018, Issue 2)

    Date: 08 October 2018