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A new analysis by the Health Foundation has found that if current trends and industrial action continues, the waiting list for elective care could rise to 8.18 million by next summer.
Roughly 250 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) qualified GPs left the profession in the last year, according to the latest General Practice Workforce data.
The Health Ombudsman has warned that lessons on sepsis management have still not been learnt and significant improvements are urgently needed to avoid more fatalities.
A trial testing out a new treatment regime for cervical cancer patients has resulted in “the biggest improvement in outcomes” for patients in over 20 years.
Prescriptions for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have increased by 47% in one year, according to new data from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA).
A new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) shows a “depressing trend of deteriorating performance” within the NHS over the last decade, according to the BMA.
NHS leaders have said that the new State of Care report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) should make 'deeply uncomfortable reading' for the government.
In July, the government announced general practice staff (including primary care nurses) would receive a backdated pay rise of 6% to April 2023, but thousands of nurses are still yet to receive their pay award.
The Royal College of GPs is calling for the implementation of a ‘safety alert’ system in general practice to protect patients and the teams who care for them.
The Royal College of GPs are urging patients not to attempt to treat medical conditions at home after a survey found that 7% of Brits have tried to remove a mole on themselves or someone else.
The government is seeking views on new draft guidelines for treating harmful drinking and alcohol dependence.