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1 - 12 of 64 results for: Oct 2016
  • MPs urge Govt to boost NHS funding

    The full extent of the pressure on the NHS is not being recognised by the Government, MPs have warned.

    Date: 31 October 2016

  • Whisky sector told to drop legal action

    Public health campaigners have called on the Scotch Whisky Association to drop its ‘ill-judged and damaging’ legal action to try to scupper minimum unit pricing in Scotland.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • GMC warns on NHS in ‘state of unease’

    Doctors are showing ‘unmistakable’ signs of distress in a profession now in a ‘state of unease’.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • GPs back resignation plan

    GPs in Belfast have overwhelmingly backed plans threatening mass resignation following a crisis meeting.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • Stark warnings amid NHS audit

    Doctors have called for a realistic debate on the future of the NHS in Scotland following a stark warning from auditors.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • Back of the net for self-care event

    Doctors need support with their own health and well-being so that they can continue to provide the best possible care for patients.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • Trusts fall short on savings target

    Trusts are set to miss a £500m savings target set by the Government, on charges claimed back from overseas patients, a report has found.

    Date: 28 October 2016

  • NHS rescue fund in jeopardy, says think tank

    Of the £2.1bn earmarked by health secretary Jeremy Hunt for the ‘sustainability and transformation fund’ this year, just £300m is left to transform health services.

    Date: 27 October 2016

  • Trans-fat limit set to be imposed

    MEPs have voted to impose an EU-wide limit on the amount of industrial trans-fats in food.

    Date: 27 October 2016

  • NHS ‘climate of fear’ must end

    Doctors say the ‘climate of fear’ in the NHS must end after yet another survey found evidence of bullying and harassment in the workplace.

    Date: 26 October 2016

  • Call to honour £350m pledge

    MPs have written to the Government urging it to give the NHS the extra £350m a week promised by Brexit campaigners.

    Date: 26 October 2016

  • Talks to reduce 40 ‘unnecessary’ patient procedures

    Doctors and patients should have honest and open discussions over types of treatment, to reduce unnecessary procedures.

    Date: 26 October 2016

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