The GMC’s proposal to replace the existing statement in Good Medical Practice which sets out the threshold for regulatory action, risks significantly increasing the number of cases which fall well short of the threshold, creating further distrust of the regulator, according to the Medical Protection Society (MPS).
The Government says that women and girls across England will benefit from improved healthcare following the publication of the first ever government-led Women’s Health Strategy for England.
Stroke patients across the North East are set to benefit from the expansion of a successful telemedicine project in the hope of speeding up care and improving patient outcomes.
The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has welcomed commitment from DHSC to progress legislation that will finally strip the GMC of its power to appeal fitness to practise decisions in 2023.
A newly published survey of hospital and social care workers shines new light on the underlying issues causing delayed discharge, with thousands of patients left stuck in hospital for an estimated average of 12 days despite record high waiting times for patients requiring care.
Royal College of Radiologists sounds alarm over planned cuts to diagnostic capacity to fund NHS pay rises
Following the Government’s announcement that pay increases for NHS workers must come from existing budgets, NHS leaders are being forced to cut investment in the expansion of diagnostic capacity and new technologies, including improved IT infrastructure, two essential areas required to tackle the NHS backlog.
Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK.
Centred on the theme, 'Innovations in Dementia Research: What the Future Holds for Dementia Clinical Practice', Alzheimer’s Research UK's conference is taking place at The Royal College of Physicians on 14 October.
Post-pandemic NHS backlogs threaten the health and wellbeing of thousands of doctors, as well as their patients, the General Medical Council (GMC) has warned in a new report.
The first new mesothelioma treatment to be approved in nearly 15 years is to be made available for hundreds of patients with aggressive respiratory cancer.
Women are more likely to die within five years of having elective surgery to repair a weakening in the wall of the aorta or need repeat surgery, according to a recent Rutgers study.
A condition linked to thousands of UK deaths has been significantly reduced by healthcare professionals at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, with the help of a new care model, supported by specialist nurses, and developed in partnership with NHS technology provider C2-Ai.
The UK government has announced that NHS staff in England will get a pay increase of at least £1,400 for 2022-23, equal to a 4% uplift (far below the rate of inflation), while the pay increase will be taken out of the existing NHS budget. The news received a backlash from leading professional bodies.
A host of world-class speakers will lift the curtain on cutting-edge technologies which have been developed during COVID-19 and how advancements can be made within the surgical profession in a post-pandemic world.
In response to strong support for the adoption of Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) in healthcare, the MHRA have stated their intention to authorise the use of GS1 standards to uniquely identify medical devices and enhance patient safety.
Children born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk of developing infections, allergies and other childhood illnesses by the age of 13, according to the largest study to investigate this.
The North East Innovation Lab has played a key role in a successful study to develop a new biosensor which could be used in COVID-19 diagnostic tests.
B. Braun Medical has become the official medical and welfare sponsor for the most significant physical gathering of transplant patients since 2019.