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Brexit is bad for our health
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Brexit is bad for our health

BMJ editorial calls on UK health professionals to help mobilise public opinion for a people’s vote on any deal negotiated

Ebola outbreak: UK rapid support team deployed to DRC
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Ebola outbreak: UK rapid support team deployed to DRC

The UK Public Health Rapid Support Team is being deployed to the Democratic Republic of Congo to help control the Ebola outbreak.

PHE: Improving the health of female gender minorities
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PHE: Improving the health of female gender minorities

Health inequalities experienced by lesbian and bisexual women and other women who have sex with women.

New funding for suicide prevention in England
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New funding for suicide prevention in England

Eight sustainability and transformation partnerships have been selected to receive funding this year.

Large gender imbalance in funding for UK cancer research
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Large gender imbalance in funding for UK cancer research

The first study to present detailed quantifiable evidence of differences in funding awarded to male and female cancer researchers in the UK.

Record high in number of surgeries cancelled at the last minute
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Record high in number of surgeries cancelled at the last minute

The latest NHS performance statistics show that almost 25,500 surgeries were cancelled at the last minute in the first three months of 2018.

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ST3 debacle: job offers to be re-issued this week

Up to 1,500 junior doctors face an anxious wait as the College re-runs the ST3 selection process in its entirety.

£18 million brain tumour research fund announced
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£18 million brain tumour research fund announced

In partnership with the Brain Tumour Charity, Cancer Research UK has launched the Brain Tumour Awards.

Independent experts to evaluate flagship NHS digital scheme
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Independent experts to evaluate flagship NHS digital scheme

The evaluation of the Global Digital Exemplar programme will be led by the University of Edinburgh.

£20 million funding for brain tumour research
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£20 million funding for brain tumour research

The National Institute for Health Research says the amount of funding could double if suitable projects are available.

BMA reports ‘emerging problems’ with Wales’ 111 service
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BMA reports ‘emerging problems’ with Wales’ 111 service

The 111 service is set to be rolled out nationally over the next three years.

RCGP calls on Home Secretary to intervene in Luke Ong deportation case
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RCGP calls on Home Secretary to intervene in Luke Ong deportation case

GP trainee Luke Ong has been denied a visa to remain in the UK on the basis that his application was received 18 days late.

RCGP welcomes pilot of one-stop cancer centres
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RCGP welcomes pilot of one-stop cancer centres

NHS England has announced that rapid diagnostic and assessment centres are being piloted in 10 centres around the country.

BMA analysis suggests A&E crisis this summer
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BMA analysis suggests A&E crisis this summer

A&E demand in Summer 2018 could match that seen in Winter 2016, the BMA predicts.