A committee of MPs will adopt a CQC-style ratings system to judge the Government’s performance on key pledges in delivering health and social care.
The number of GP training places accepted in Scotland has risen once more, figures for 2020 show.
Exclusive The MHRA 'will consider' reclassifying ‘all opioid-based painkillers’ as prescription only, Pulse has learned.
NHS England has published the details of its long-awaited General Practice Covid Support Fund, which it said will meet the ‘legitimate additional costs’ caused by the pandemic.
NHS England is targeting 75% uptake of flu vaccinations in at-risk groups this season, with GPs told to consider visiting shielding patients at home, while for others drive-in vaccinations are suggested.
NHS England wants to recruit an additional 500 social prescribing link workers, as part of plans to overcome the loneliness and isolation brought by Covid-19.
Public Health England has recorded the first UK-acquired case of a rare life-threatening illness spread by tick.
'Flexible' GP appraisals to restart from OctoberSubscription
Exclusive NHS England is restarting the GP appraisals process from 1 October this year, after these were paused in March to allow doctors to focus on the Covid-19 response.
Hospitals and care homes will gain access to new tests which deliver results in 90 minutes and can tell if a patient is suffering from Covid-19 or flu, the Government has said.
MPs have launched an inquiry examining workforce burnout across the NHS and social care, and the system’s ability to manage staff stress amid increased pressures during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wales increases fill rate for GP training postsSubscription
A marketing campaign and financial incentives have successfully boosted GP trainee recruitment, the Welsh Government has said.
Health Education England will invest in 250 extra foundation year two training posts to help expand ‘shortage specialties’ such as general practice in 2020/21, it has said.