Exclusive Nearly a tenth of specialist referrals were sent back to primary care by a £206,000 a year private management scheme, a CCG has revealed.
People with both pre-diabetes and depression are nearly three times more at risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a new study.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is getting an extra £21.1m to help it 'make a success' of Brexit.
Jeremy Hunt receives patient safety awardSubscription
Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has been given a humanitarian award for global leadership on patient safety.
Council to raise tax money to fund GP practiceSubscription
A parish council in Sussex has decided to raise tax money to help save a local GP practice.
Public satisfaction with GP services in Great Britain has dropped significantly in the last year, to the lowest level on record.
GPs in Portsmouth will be able to put their troubles behind them and dance the night away at a ball designed to boost their morale.
Welsh health boards will receive increased funding for substance misuse services as part of a package of measures to tackle problem drinking.
GPs should only prescribe medicines with which they are familiar when assuming the care of hospital patients, NHS England has said.
Eight in 10 GPs would welcome charging their own patients for non-NHS services, such as longer consultations and certain vaccinations, a Pulse survey has revealed.
GPs are issuing more so-called 'fit notes' than ever for patients, but a Pulse survey reveals that many say the advice written on them is usually ignored by employers.
GPs cut A&E trips for care home residents by 40%Subscription
A GP-led scheme has reduced the number of unnecessary trips to A&E by residents in 28 Staffordshire care homes by up to 40%.
There is a backlog of hundreds of thousands of pieces of clinical correspondence that have not been directed to GPs as a result of NHS England's failure to resolve problems associated with their contract with Capita, Government auditors have found.
The closure of a falls prevention service by a local authority poses a ‘significant risk’ to patient safety, health managers have warned
A parish council in Sussex is planning to spend £500,000 buying a surgery building to keep a GP practice for 3,000 patients in their village.
Exclusive Trading standards inspectors in one area of the country have launched a drive to scrutinise the accuracy of all weighing scales in GP practices.
The BMA is asking for GPs to get more money after capping their pay award at 1% meant they took home a pay rise 60% lower than other workers.
The Government will set up a working group to look at fixing recoverable costs for clinical negligence claims with a value up to £25,000.
The junior doctors’ strike in 2016 had ‘significant negative impacts’ on patient care, a report into the protests over contract changes has concluded.
Several hospital trusts are continuing to postpone non-urgent operations and outpatient appointments nearly a month after NHS England's suspension was lifted.