NHS trust to open new £24 million CAMHS services centre

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is opening its new £24 million state-of-the-art development for CAMHS and Perinatal Services.

HIV testing in King’s A&E diagnoses 32 new cases

A 12-month HIV testing pilot in King’s College Hospital’s emergency department has identified 32 new cases of the condition.

NHS trust to open ‘safe space’ for young people in crisis

Humber NHS Foundation Trust is to open a ‘safe space’ in Hull for young people in crisis.

New partnership to deliver world-class care for heart and lung patients

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and King’s Health Partners have partnered up to revolutionise cardiovascular services for patients.

Record number of lung cancer operations patient survival rates

Almost 6,000 lung cancer operations took place in 2015, with a record 96.3 per cent alive after 90 days, a new report reveals.

Wales exceeds GP training places target

The Wales Deanery has now confirmed the appointment of 144 GP training places, surpassing the 136 places available.

NHS England to save lives by catching cancers early

NHS England is to announce a scheme that catches lung cancer early by scanning patients.

NHS England to break down barriers for research

NHS England has announced plans to accelerate the NHS’ national research strategy.

NHS overcharged millions of pounds for thyroid drug

The NHS has been overcharged millions of pounds for a life changing thyroid drug by Canadian company Concordia, watchdog finds.

NHS budget boost ‘does not go far enough’

Philip Hammond is to give the NHS an emergency cash injection in the budget, though it will be far less than believed is needed.

NHS England joins up with Merck on MS treatment

NHS England has approved a commercial agreement that allows NHS patients in England with MS immediate access to cladribine tablets.

Chancellor dismisses £4 billion NHS emergency cash call

Philip Hammond has ignored calls from Simon Stevens for an emergency cash injection of £4 billion.

Cross-Party MPs request non-partisan debate on future NHS

90 MPs have urged Theresa May to launch a cross-party convention on the future of the NHS and social care in England.

NHS winter target ‘barking mad’

Orders to ensure no hospital patients are treated in corridors or made to wait on trolleys for hours this winter have been called ‘barking mad'.

Patient records access raises confidentiality concerns

Doctors have renewed calls for patients’ confidential health data to be protected as the government looks to increase access to data held by public bodies.

Service charges have ‘destabilising’ effect on GPs

Excessive rises in service charges are having a destabilising effect on GP practices.

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