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The Government must provide assurances to doctors, following a profit warning by Capita, the firm responsible for PSCE (Primary Care Services England).
31 January 2018
A lack of progress on a promised specialist clinic in Wales for transgender people is unacceptable, GP leaders have said.
GPs in Northern Ireland have welcomed a funding increase as a ‘first step’ in dealing with the crisis in the specialty.
The BMA is to address concerns from across the profession following a High Court judgement last week affecting a junior doctor.
Ministers negotiating the Brexit deal must take multiple measures to protect efforts to tackle infectious diseases, climate change, and maintain food standards, doctors have urged.
Frontline staff are still under unprecedented pressure, doctors leaders have warned, after NHS leaders announced non-urgent operations would resume.
30 January 2018
Doctors have renewed calls for a national helpline for patients addicted to prescription drugs after the Government announced a probe into the growing problem.
An official agreement that lets NHS Digital share patients’ addresses with immigration officials has sparked concerns from doctors, public health officials and the Government’s own data protection adviser.
26 January 2018
Emergency medicine consultants from across Wales have written to the first minister to warn that safety is being compromised in their departments.
Forcing junior doctors to work in the NHS for a certain number of years or to pay back training costs if they leave will deter students from entering training and exacerbate the staffing crisis.
Access to out-of-hospital care could be restricted owing to planned efficiency savings by NHS England, an MPs’ report has warned.
Crucial transformation funding has been swallowed up by spiralling trust deficits and the day-to-day struggles of the NHS.
25 January 2018
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