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.
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.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is getting an extra £21.1m to help it 'make a success' of Brexit.
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.
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.
Single-item prescription charges set to riseSubscription
Single-item prescription charges are going up by 20p from 1 April, to £8.80.
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 the UK have an average of 41.5 patient contacts every day, according to a Pulse analysis of survey data.
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.
NHS needs to pursue AI, says think-tankSubscription
The NHS needs to overcome ‘reticence’ about data sharing and embrace the ‘immense opportunities’ offered by artificial intelligence, according to a think-tank.
More than 800 patients from GP practices in Berkshire and Oxfordshire have joined the world’s first NHS flu trial for a universal vaccine which could have a ‘major impact’ in cutting deaths from flu worldwide.
EMIS has admitted it may have to pay millions in penalties after it discovered ‘a failure’ to meet service levels and reporting obligations for its web service, used by more than half the GPs in England.
Wales to implement flu outbreak DESSubscription
The BMA in Wales has agreed a flu outbreak DES with the Welsh government in the wake of the growing number of flu cases, the chair of the Wales GP Committee announced today.