Nurses, GPs and mental health staff are “the big three” areas where the health and social care secretary is most concerned about staff shortages, he told HSJ.
The establishment of a new primary care organisation in Greater Manchester has been halted after an independent review heard “fierce” criticism of those leading the project.
Three clinical commissioning groups considered rejecting temporary registrations in a move which the British Medical Association said would breach NHS regulations and potentially drive people towards accident and emergency.
A spike in meningitis cases leading to scores of patients being hospitalised has sparked calls for GPs to improve vaccination rates among young adults.
Health Education England has exceeded its target for GP training for the first time, the health secretary has announced.
An error in an IT system used by thousands of GP practices means patients around the country could have been given the wrong medication.
A new national system to give NHS patients control over sharing their confidential health records has been used by less than 5,000 people, leading to accusations that it has been poorly publicised.
Digital health company Babylon Healthcare has contacted more than a dozen clinical commissioning groups as it pushes for expansion across the country, including extending its NHS GP partnership to two new cities.
One of the largest GP partnerships in England has brought on Push Doctor to provide its patients with online consultations
A new NHS national service has been set up to scan billions of pages of patient records and upload them to Amazon Web Services.
The new health and social care secretary has said “big contracts” for NHS IT services are over, claiming the service is often taken advantage of by suppliers.
The NHS needs to reduce barriers preventing the recruitment of international doctors, a leading medical educator has warned.
GPs will switch to a new centrally funded £450m IT framework from next year, as officials complain about a market failure and the slow rate of innovation.
An NHS England director has resigned after posting controversial comments under an anonymous pseudonym.
An acute trust in the West Midlands is set to run almost half the GP practices in its area, HSJ can reveal
Local health chiefs have been told to significantly reduce their expectations for the number of GPs that will be hired through NHS England’s international recruitment programme.
General practitioners are set to get a 2 per cent pay rise this year, the new health secretary has announced.
Matt Hancock has backed the expansion of GP consultations via smartphone, just days after local commissioners blocked an expansion of a major digital practice citing patient safety.
The controversial digital practice, GP at Hand, has been blocked from expanding beyond London, with commissioners citing patient safety concerns.