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1 - 12 of 34 results for: Jan 2018
  • GPs demand assurances after Capita profit warning

    The Government must provide assurances to doctors, following a profit warning by Capita, the firm responsible for PSCE (Primary Care Services England).

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • Failure to deliver on transgender clinic

    A lack of progress on a promised specialist clinic in Wales for transgender people is unacceptable, GP leaders have said.

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • Overdue GP investment welcome

    GPs in Northern Ireland have welcomed a funding increase as a ‘first step’ in dealing with the crisis in the specialty.

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • GMC ruling alarms doctors amid crisis

    The BMA is to address concerns from across the profession following a High Court judgement last week affecting a junior doctor.

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • Call to tackle risks posed by Brexit

    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.

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • Ban on non-urgent operations lifted

    Frontline staff are still under unprecedented pressure, doctors leaders have warned, after NHS leaders announced non-urgent operations would resume.

    Date: 30 January 2018

  • Prescription drug addiction on the rise

    Doctors have renewed calls for a national helpline for patients addicted to prescription drugs after the Government announced a probe into the growing problem.

    Date: 30 January 2018

  • Patient information shared with immigration officials

    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.

    Date: 26 January 2018

  • Consultants raise safety concerns

    Emergency medicine consultants from across Wales have written to the first minister to warn that safety is being compromised in their departments.

    Date: 26 January 2018

  • 'Financial incentive' considered to retain doctors

    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.

    Date: 26 January 2018

  • Threat to vulnerable patients' care

    Access to out-of-hospital care could be restricted owing to planned efficiency savings by NHS England, an MPs’ report has warned.

    Date: 26 January 2018

  • Transformation funds swallowed up

    Crucial transformation funding has been swallowed up by spiralling trust deficits and the day-to-day struggles of the NHS.

    Date: 25 January 2018