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Changes in GP Care Preventing ‘Thousands of Strokes’ a Year

Better training in GP care has led to thousands of strokes being prevented every year, new research has revealed. It has shown that GPs […]

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Brexit May Cause Crisis in Social Care, Research Warns

The end of EU free movement because of Brexit risks exacerbating the crisis in social care and causing a “domino effect” in the sector, […]

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Exhausted junior doctors increase patient safety risk, report warns

A report by the GMC has revealed “stark” levels of exhaustion after conducting an annual nationwide survey of medical training. The regulator polled almost […]

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NHS services in Kent and Medway do not meet national quality standards, report says

Last month, the NHS in Kent and Medway published two reports arising from the recent consultation on changes to urgent stroke services, describing the […]

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May’s £20bn NHS Pledge will not improve healthcare, report says

A report made by NHS Providers, which represents NHS Trusts, has stated that £18bn of funding is needed in the next three years “just […]

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Hundreds of patients died after being given painkillers at Gosport Hospital

More than 450 patients had their lives shortened after being given power painkillers inappropriately at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, a report has found. […]

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Tight budget could hit York’s sexual health services

The City of York Council has said that, due to tight budgets, the city may face sharing sexual health services with North Yorkshire. The […]

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Number of medical students need to double by 2030 to help keep NHS afloat, health chiefs say

A report from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has stated that the number of medical students in the UK needs to double by […]

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NHS use of ‘unsafe’ syringes to be examined, Hunt says

Claims that the NHS was slow to take a potentially fatal syringe system out of service are to be investigated, the Health Secretary, Jeremy […]

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Number of people waiting for a hospital operation at its highest in ten years

The number of people waiting for a hospital operation in England is at its highest since 2008. Figures have shown how more than 4.2 […]

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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital, police have said

In 2017, the Countess of Chester Hospital, which looks after around 400 babies a year, was called upon to investigate higher than average infant […]

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Patient safety in the NHS “deeply flawed”, says Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said in an interview with The Guardian that “patient safety in the NHS is still deeply flawed”, and that […]

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Local Fire Crews Recruited to Help Deal With Growing NHS Demands

The Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust has agreed on plans to draft in fire crews to take patients home in a bid to prevent overcrowding […]

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NHS Cancer Treatment Waiting Times Worst on Record

Over halfway through the year, new figures show that 133,843 cancer patients have not been treated within the relevant standards. NHS cancer treatment waiting […]

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Diabetes Prescriptions Cost the NHS More than £1bn A Year

Diabetes prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to new figures from NHS Digital, up by almost […]

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