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Jeremy Hunt Confirms NHS Pay Review Body Remit For 2018/19

10th December 2017

Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health has sent a letter to the Chair of the NHS Pay Review Body, Philippa Hird, starting ....


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BMA Calls Home Office To Phase Out Immigration Removal Centres

6th December 2017

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called for an end to immigration detention centres (IRC’s). A BMA report concludes....


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Online GP Consultations Don't Alleviate GP Workload Pressures, Finds Study

4th December 2017

A health service study has found that online consultation system for GPs, which are currently being piloted in 36 GP practices thr....


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New Cyber Security Service To Boost NHS Protection

29th November 2017

NHS Digital is spending £20 million on a new cyber security centre that....


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NHS overcharged by £100m on ‘low-value’ liothyronine, finds watchdog

24th November 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has declared that the drug company Concordia abused its dominant position to overcharg....


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Wales Fills More Than 100% of GP Training Places

22nd November 2017

The Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has confirmed that all GP training places in Wales have been filled this year, followin....


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Cuts To Health Care Linked To An Extra 120,000 Death In England

19th November 2017

According to the latest research, published in the BMJ, have claimed that the Cuts to public funding of health and social care sin....


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RCGP Welcomes BMA Report On Protecting Future Of General Practice

15th November 2017

The British Medical Association (BMA) has launched a new report entitled ‘Saving Ge....


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Specialist Community Public Health Nurses Registration

13th November 2017

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulator of nursing and midwifery in the UK. All ....


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GP Leaders Raised Concerns Over New GP Consultation App

9th November 2017

NHS patients are being offered the chance to switch their registered NHS GP practice to an app-based service offering round-the-cl....


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Alarming Rise In Number Of Nurses and Midwives Leaving NMC Register Continues

7th November 2017

New figures published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that there has been a d....


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NHS Start Charging Overseas Patients Under New Government Rules

30th October 2017

From 23rd October 2017, new rules have come into force to ensure Migrants and visitors to the UK not eligible for free healthcar....


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NMC Accepts OET As Proof Of English Proficiency

25th October 2017

On 18th October 2017, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced that n....


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End To EU Healthcare Arrangements ‘Could Cost NHS Extra £500m’

23rd October 2017

The Brexit Health Alliance has warned that Patients could suffer if a ‘worst case scenario’ Brexit en....


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Jeremy Hunt Announces Salary Supplement For Trainee GPs

16th October 2017

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt has announced that trainee GPs will receive a £20,000 "golden hello" to work in parts of t....


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Campaign Seeks To Rename ‘Junior’ Doctor Title

13th October 2017

Ministers and National Health Service training chiefs are considering an end to the use o....


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NHS England To Invest In Artificial Intelligence Over The Next 12 Months

20th September 2017

Speaking at the NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England said that
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NHS Unions Demand 3.9% Pay Increase And Extra £800 For Recent Restrictions

19th September 2017

National Health Service (NHS) unions are demanding a 3.9 per cent pay increase fo....


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Jeremy Hunt Unveil Plans For Digital-Led NHS Treatment By 2018

14th September 2017

Speaking at the NHS Expo conference in Manchester, the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt announced that every patient in England will ....


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New £13 Million Funding To Help Hospital A&Es Prepare For Coming Winter

13th September 2017

On 8th September 2017, the Health Minister Philip Dunne has announced that government will provide additional funding t....


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NHS Launches £100m Drive To Recruit Foreign GPs

4th September 2017

National Health Service (NHS) England is planning on paying agencies up to £100m to....


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New Guide Promotes Person-Centred Approaches In Healthcare

31st August 2017

A new framework to support person-centred approaches at the heart of the health and social care workforce has been launched by
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RCN Calls For More Investment In School Nurses

30th August 2017

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that the children with asthma, epilepsy and dia....


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Few Tips For Creating Job Reference

27th August 2017

Your CV and interview are important parts of your job employment process. Reference check could be the final spot for your employe....


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Third Of GP Trainees Do Not Intend To Work In NHS

22nd August 2017

A new study by the University of Warwick has found that only two-thirds of trainee GPs are planning to go on to work in general practice in the
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Almost All Large NHS Trusts Fail To Have Correct Number Of Nurses

17th August 2017

According to the analysis by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), more than nine in 10 of Engl....


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Government announce 'biggest ever' expansion plans for the NHS

11th August 2017

Following a consultation, the Department of Health has confirmed that an additional 1,500 doctors a year will be trained in the
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First Survey Of Pharmaceutical Workforce To Identify Education And Training Needs

9th August 2017

For the First time, the Health Education England (HEE) has launched a National Community ....


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Role of a Physician Associate

3rd August 2017

Physician associate is a healthcare professional who works under the direct supervision of doctors, GPs and surgeons and provides<....


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Few Tips for Effective Communication in Healthcare

24th July 2017

Communication is the process of sharing information, opinion and feeling between people through speaking, writing or body languages. Effect....


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GMC Pledges To Simplify Revalidation And Lessen Doctor Workload

23rd July 2017

On 20th July 2017, the General Medical Council (GMC) has outlined its plan on how i....


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All GP surgeries in England to have Free Wi-Fi by the end of this year

17th July 2017

NHS Digital has announced that every patient in England will be able to access free to use Wi-Fi in GP practices, under a scheme b....


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Investigation Into The Cyber-Attack On The NHS

12th July 2017

The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that it will investigate the cyber attack<....


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Scotland To Introduce 'Soft' Opt-Out Organ Donation System

9th July 2017

British Medical Association has welcomed the Scottish Government move to introduce a ....


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NHS Improvement To Automatically Collect Winter Data From Trusts

2nd July 2017

From October 2017, NHS Improvement will automatically collect daily situation reports (
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Millions of EU Nationals In Britain Face Needing a Special 'ID Card' To Stay After Brexit

29th June 2017

On 26th June 2017, the Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that all EU citizens who have lived in Britain for more than five years ....


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More A&E funding to help hospitals prepare for winter

20th June 2017

A second wave of funding to ease pressure on hospital emergency departments ahead of next winter has been announced by the Health ....


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5 Steps to Complete Your Medical Continued Professional Development (CPD) Portfolio

18th April 2016

Maintaining your CPD is simple and easy – here are five steps to your perfect CPD

Planning your CPD

Every medical s....


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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

17th April 2016

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a terminology referred to a lifelong learning commitment in any sector of the society....


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10 Easy Steps to Doctor Revalidation

15th April 2016

All licensed doctors to the GMC must revalidate in every five years. They have to demonstrate on a regular basis that they are
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Supporting Information - Appraisal and Revalidation

11th April 2016

GMC licensed doctors will need to provide a portfolio of supporting information for their
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Doctor Revalidation - GMC

8th April 2016

Revalidation is a process where all licensed doctor demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practise in t....


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Automation in Healthcare

7th April 2016

Advancement in computers and robotics has changed every aspect of our lives for greater good. We all are hooked on to automation t....


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Top 10 Reasons Why Locum For You?

5th April 2016

Most medical personnel know the idea of locum tenens - temporary fill up of a vacant post for another. But found most of them are ....


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