NHS service contracts for independent health providers are increasing faster than their private income, according to health economic analysts.
A legal review of the ‘whistleblower’ situation has concluded that NHS England has no legal power to direct Foundation Trusts (FTs).
Sir David Nicholson will retire from his role as Chief Executive of NHS England, and from the NHS altogether, in March 2014.
A programme to test cancer patients for 97 genes that increase cancer risk will be piloted at a London hospital and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG is to hold a series of events where people with diabetes can discuss their condition with fellow diabetics.
The Government is keeping the implications of the planned US-EU trade deal for the NHS a secret from Parliament and the public, Lord Owen has said.
NHS emergency services are facing a major breakdown this winter due to staffing and funding shortages.
Delayed transfers of care from the NHS to social services are becoming more prevalent, according to Government figures highlighted by Age UK.
The NHS has launched a plan to support its overloaded A&E services, with the formation of ‘urgent care boards’ able to invest in emergency care.
Public Health England will continue providing five-yearly health checks for all people aged 40–74 years, despite expert claims that these are of limited value.