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Andrew Lansley has been sacked as health secretary and replaced by Jeremy Hunt, sparking concern about delays to critical NHS service change plans.
12,000 NHS posts unfilledSubscription
More than 12,000 NHS job posts have not been filled after people have retired, quit or moved on to other organisations, figures suggest.
Plans to ramp up NHS overseas branchesSubscription
NHS hospitals are to be invited by the government to set up profit-making branches abroad to raise funds for patients at home and raise the international profile of the health service.
NHS to extend HIV care to overseas visitorsSubscription
Overseas visitors to Britain are to be offered free HIV treatment on the NHS for the first time.
Government guidance on how directors of public health and their staff should be employed will extend as far as stating their terms and conditions and how they should be managed, according to ministers.
Newly qualified doctors do not feel they have the training to look after very ill patients, according to a new study.
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Instances of whistleblowing on poor NHS care are being ignored in almost 50 per cent of cases, a survey of over 3,000 nurses suggests.
Unions claim blood service review 'victory'Subscription
Unions have claimed victory over a campaign to prevent parts of the NHS blood and organ transplant service being privatised.
The government has dropped proposals to part-privatise NHS Blood and Transplant.