Martin Griffiths, a lead surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust in London, has been appointed as the first NHS clinical director for violence reduction.
Together for Short Lives has warned that children’s hospices will be forced to cut services or shut unless the NHS increases its funding.
Nurses, care assistants, cleaners and other NHS staff have suffered lewd sexual insults, groping and even rape while at work.
Pharmacists can now access vital patient information quickly and simply through a new Summary Care Record (SCR) 1-click function.
The NHS is preparing to fast-track the introduction of ‘game changing’ new cancer drugs that target tumours according to their genetic make-up.
The government has been accused of ‘jumping the gun’ by launching a consultation on changes to the NHS pension scheme earlier this month.
The RCGP has written an open letter to the next leader of the Conservative Party, calling on them to safeguard the NHS and avoid a 'no deal' Brexit.
MPs have found that there is a lack of understanding of eating disorders among doctors which is resulting in too many avoidable deaths.
Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten by patients.
Delivering the ambitious vision of improved care for patients will be extremely challenging without urgent action on wider health funding.
A ‘root and branch’ review of hospital food has been ordered by Matt Hancock after two more deaths were linked to an outbreak of listeria.
Hospital acquired diseases such as listeria and MRSA are a direct result of lowered standards arising from privatisation cutbacks.
New legislation could see the establishment of a new citizen voice body in Wales to represent patients in the NHS and social care.
Theresa May has pledged better access to education, training and support across communities as part of an overhaul of society’s approach to mental illness.
Costly hospital readmissions in geriatric patients could be nearly halved if the NHS offered simple follow-up ‘aftercare’ calls and home visits for patients.
The Care Quality Commission has rated south London’s King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement overall.
New analysis has revealed that nearly three-quarters of services are failing to treat cancer patients quickly enough.
The new measure for eye care waiting times will be published to ensure those at highest risk of eye disease get the treatment and regular ongoing care they need.
Folic acid, or vitamin B9, is essential to the development of a healthy baby during early pregnancy.
Patients from a black and minority ethnic background are less likely to raise concerns about the standard of care they receive.