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1 - 12 of 49 results for: Sep 2017
  • Women more likely to switch career

    Female trainees are more likely to switch career paths than their male counterparts.

    Date: 29 September 2017

  • Plan to cut number of smokers welcome

    Welsh Government plans to reduce the number of people smoking from 19 per cent of the population to 16 per cent by 2020 have been welcomed.

    Date: 29 September 2017

  • Not out of the woods yet

    From the savings scheme of the sustainability and transformation plans came the accountable care systems, which aim to create a partnership between patient and provider

    Date: 28 September 2017

  • SAS doctors negotiate additional two days of leave

    SAS doctors at a trust in Kent are celebrating an agreement to increase staff leave, following more than two years of negotiations.

    Date: 28 September 2017

  • Threat to drug access

    Ministers may have to overhaul the way drugs and medical devices are approved for use in the UK in a post-Brexit world, the MHPRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) has said.

    Date: 28 September 2017

  • Prioritise health inequality, says FPH

    The BMA in Scotland has backed a call to make tackling health inequalities a priority across all government policies.

    Date: 27 September 2017

  • Call to explain full extent of services

    GP leaders in Wales have welcomed a new report by a health watchdog which praises the work of practices.

    Date: 27 September 2017

  • Delays rise a hundred-fold

    The number of patients waiting in emergency departments for more than 12 hours for admission has increased a hundred-fold in just five years.

    Date: 27 September 2017

  • CCGs plan to halve spending on mental health

    The Government has been accused of making ‘empty promises’ after figures revealed half of local CCGs (clinical commissioning groups) plan to reduce the amount of their budget spent on mental health.

    Date: 22 September 2017

  • DH blows £3m on staffing agency u-turn

    The Department of Health ‘wasted’ nearly £3m on management consultants who were advising on a plan to sell off NHS Professionals, it has been revealed.

    Date: 22 September 2017

  • NHS Brexit windfall based on 'fantasy'

    Claims the NHS is in for a huge windfall after Brexit are based on ‘fantasy statistics’, doctors have said after the pledge was repeated by a senior cabinet member.

    Date: 22 September 2017

  • Trainee recruitment crisis 'deeply concerning'

    Patient safety could be put at risk by significant shortages facing most medical specialties, a review of recruitment has indicated.

    Date: 21 September 2017