NHS England’s flagship patient feedback tool will be modified next year, with patients no longer being asked if they would recommend the service to their family or friends.
There needs to be a national body to examine CCG decisions to restrict access to treatments, according to patient groups and charities.
NHS England is considering scrapping its flagship A&E target, under which patients should be seen within four hours of arrival.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will spend around £11m on medicine shortage preparations, in case of a no-deal Brexit.
Patients living closer to an A&E department are more likely to choose it over their local GP practice, according to a survey of the social influences driving people in deprived areas to A&E.
Patients must have full access to their medical records retrospectively from April 2020, according to the new GP contract.
An NHS body could take on the lease of practices that find themselves in a ‘last partner standing’ situation, NHS England has said.
GP practices have dealt with an increasing number of homeless patients over the last five years, a BMA survey has found.
GP practices will not be allowed to buy fax machines from January next year and will not be allowed to use them beyond March 2020, the health secretary has announced.
NHS England has updated its protocol on locum cover reimbursements for GP performers who are returning from sick leave on a phased basis.
A National Academy for Social Prescribing will help GPs and frontline staff share expertise, the health and social care secretary has said.
GPs should instigate blood cancer investigation for all patients who are displaying one or more symptoms, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
Patients who are less satisfied with their GP opening hours are not more likely to attend A&E departments, a new study has concluded.
Two new on-demand GP appointment platforms will be launching on a national scale after securing sufficient funding.
The Labour party has asked the Government to deliver emergency budget for the NHS to finally address the winter crisis, at a party rally in central London.
The Commons Health Committee has urged NHS Digital to ditch an agreement that allows the Home Office to use GP patient data to establish an individual's immigration status.
Several practices in a small town have been allowed to refuse to register any new patients, due to the domino effect from closures in the area.
Patients continue to show frustration when they are denied antibiotics, a Medical Protection Society (MPS) survey of 500 GPs has found.
GPs have been advised to try not to hug their patients as this could land them in medico-legal hot water.
Some 14,700 patients face the risk of being displaced as a CCG in the Midlands considers the future of three practices.