A Labour government would use pay restraint and make ‘difficult choices’ about the wages of NHS frontline staff if the party wins the election next year
Staff at three high security psychiatric hospitals will strike on October 24 following a dispute with the government over health workers’ pay.
Emergency admissions to accident and emergency departments have hit their highest level since records began, the latest NHS England figures reveal.
NHS Employers has threatened to close the medical consultant contract to new doctors or those changing jobs following last week’s breakdown in pay negotiations with the BMA
The roles and responsibilities of non-medical NHS staff would be dramatically expanded under the five year forward view
The NHS will become an ‘activist agent’ of social change in a ‘radical upgrade’ of prevention and public health, under plans announced today.
Workforce shortages have resulted in waiting lists for some NHS specialties swelling by almost a third over the past four years.
The head of a respected foundation trust has called for a major overhaul of financial rules to help popular hospitals cope with the extra demand their reputations attract.
The chief executive of University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust has admitted its first attempt to “test the concept of the chains model” with a trust from a distance has not worked.
Universities offering healthcare courses will be required to assess the values of every potential student in face to face interviews after a Health Education England study found almost one in three were not doing so.
Radiographers across the UK will strike on October 20 in the latest outbreak of industrial action against the government’s decision not to accept a recommended 1 per cent pay rise for all NHS staff.
Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers suddenly collapsed last night
The watchdog will have to adopt a ‘learn by doing’ approach when enforcing the fit and proper test of healthcare leaders, its chief executive has admitted
Hospital trusts should ensure adequate children’s community services are in place before closing in-patient units, a senior leader in paediatrics has warned
Ramsay Health Care has appointed Mark Page as chief executive of its UK operations.
The special measures regime for struggling hospitals has the potential to demoralise staff and hamper efforts to fill much needed vacancies, according to a high profile troubleshooter tasked with putting one trust back on track.
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