NHS England guidance has identified 20 interventions, tailored to commissioners’ environments, that could boost local health care services and ease the funding deficit.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg unveils a new mental health strategy to tackle “unacceptable” standards.
NHS England is targeting “unnecessary” hospital admissions with a new campaign that urges the public to seek treatment early and highlights the role of the pharmacist in minor care.
Healthcare watchdog Monitor has called for ‘robust’ external reviews on Foundation Trusts every three years to tackle the rise in governance problems.
Data shows a 60% increase in NHS spending on temporary doctors to cover shortages in A&E over the past three years.
Concerns have been raised that new NICE criteria that offers funding based on “wider societal benefits” could see the elderly missing out.
Mental health staff will work with local police officers to help identify offenders with mental health issues and reduce reoffending.
Senior Conservative Liam Fox has called for an end to protected NHS budgets and more attention on outcomes.
The government is to charge migrants for some NHS service to reduce ‘abuse’ and save money.
Health Education England proposes an extra exam for graduating students to ensure “only the best” are employed by the NHS.