NICE rejects the government’s plans to link drug funding to societal benefit amid fears of discrimination.
New state-of-the-art prostate biopsies are now offered at Musgrove Park Hospital as part of a national study.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has called on two powerful leaders to review NHS hospital management and improve standards of care.
The Department of Health has outlined various new interventions to protect patients undergoing cosmetic surgery.
The Department of Health will not be financially penalising commissioners failing to meet their targets when spending the Better Care fund.
The Royal College of GPs has called for increased budgets for GPs as underfunding ‘compromises patient care’.
The debate over the risks and benefits of the NHS’ medical record database scheme continues.
Experts have warned that NHS budget issues could translate into patient cancer treatment charges.
Jeremy Hunt commended the ‘tangible shift’ in the NHS in the year since the hospital scandals were revealed in the Francis report, vowing to ‘go even further’.
David Prior, CQC chairman, suggests “serious change” is necessary to ensure the survival of his 'beloved' NHS.