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Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive & General Secretary of the RCN

Duty to be honest could change NHS culture

Doctors must be more honest with their patients when care goes wrong and this will help to develop a new culture of candour within the NHS, finds the duty of candour review.

Tim Kelsey, National Director for Patients and Information at NHS England

NHS England delays online records plans

NHS England is delaying collection of patient medical records until the autumn following pressure from the BMA, RCGP, Healthwatch, SumOfUs.org and other consumer groups.

Are you making a pledge for NHS Change Day?

Are you making a pledge for NHS Change Day?

This year’s NHS Change Day will take place 3rd March. The goal is for 500,000 pledges. Anyone can make a pledge and pledges can be whatever you want: however big or small.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the BMA’s GP committee

Majority of GPs still support free NHS care

A poll conducted by Doctors.net.uk shows just 32% of GPs believe that charging patients who go to Accident and Emergency Departments would be the ‘most cost-effective’ way of reducing pressure on hospitals.