UK GPs have voted against taking back responsibility for out of hours medical care, as proposed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The number of GPs in England will rise by 400 over the next two years, according to the Government’s mandate for Health Education England (HEE).
The challenge of dementia treatment requires a major research collaboration between the NHS, academic science and the pharmaceutical industry, the Government has said.
Janssen Healthcare Innovation has partnered with the NHS to launch stage two of the first NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia.
The public money spent on stockpiling the antiviral Tamiflu (oseltamivir) in 2009 has been described as “extremely worrying” by MP Margaret Hodge.
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.