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Money, talk and a lot more needed to transform health

Money, talk and a lot more needed to transform health

A report from the Health Foundation calls on the NHS, politicians and the public to communicate and protect high quality services from otherwise certain decline.

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Labour leader, Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband promises to solve workforce crisis

Labour leader Ed Miliband has unveiled plans to repeal the Health and Social Care Act if Labour wins the next election.

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Wait time to see a GP is ‘national crisis’ says RCGP

Wait time to see a GP is ‘national crisis’ says RCGP

Waiting times to see a GP are now a 'national crisis’ as latest predictions from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) show that on 60 million occasions over the next year, patients will have to wait a week or longer to see their GP or practice nurse.

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PM David Cameron

GP contract changes & shift to longer working hours

The GP contract is changing as PM David Cameron promises more GPs will work 8am to 8pm.

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NEWS

PRACTICE BUSINESS

  • Whistleblowing – time to speak up?

    Whistleblowing – time to speak up?

    Emlyn Williams, a Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers the implications of Sir Robert Francis’ Independent Review into Whistleblowing within the NHS

NURSING & MIDWIFERY

PHARMACY

  • Cancer Drug Fund to gain £160m

    Cancer Drug Fund to gain £160m

    NHS England has pledged a £160m boost over two years for the Cancer Drugs Fund. The decision should give more patients access to innovative drugs that are not routinely available on the NHS.

PATIENTS & PPI

COMMISSIONING