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Inquiry launched into urology unit at Morecambe Bay Trust
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Inquiry launched into urology unit at Morecambe Bay Trust

The move follows allegations by a former urologist at the trust regarding poor patient care.

Doctor charged with four counts of sexual assault
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Doctor charged with four counts of sexual assault

The incidents are alleged to have taken place at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Wycombe General Hospital between 2005 and 2018.

Translational research received £530 million from Research Council over 10 years
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Translational research received £530 million from Research Council over 10 years

Medical Research Council’s first decade of translation funding led to £1.1 billion private investment and 134 spin-outs.

Better access to alternative therapies needed, says RCGP
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Better access to alternative therapies needed, says RCGP

RCGP responds to PHE report on prescribing of benzodiazepines, z-drugs, gabapentinoids, opioids, and antidepressants.

Trust calls for funding for postnatal maternal checks
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Trust calls for funding for postnatal maternal checks

A survey by the National Childbirth Trust and NetMums found one in four new mothers are not asked about their mental health.

‘NHS Passports’ to help staff work flexibly
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‘NHS Passports’ to help staff work flexibly

NHS staff will be able to move between hospitals more easily, with less induction days and admin.

BMA backs neurologist slammed by Rees-Mogg
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BMA backs neurologist slammed by Rees-Mogg

Mr Rees-Mogg accused the Birmingham doctor of ‘fearmongering’ when he publicly raised concerns about drug shortages in a no-deal Brexit.

UK GPs earned an average of £94,800 in 2017-18
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UK GPs earned an average of £94,800 in 2017-18

New figures show expenses also increased significantly.

Health unions warn against no-deal Brexit
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Health unions warn against no-deal Brexit

No responsible government should take that risk, health leaders say.

2.5% pay increase for doctors in Scotland
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2.5% pay increase for doctors in Scotland

The move follows England's lead where the pay increase was announced last month.

Dyslexia could affect pass rates in UK GP clinical skills exam
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Dyslexia could affect pass rates in UK GP clinical skills exam

Research carried out by the University of Lincoln in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Pension tax: NHS trusts are doing it for themselves
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Pension tax: NHS trusts are doing it for themselves

Local schemes are being put in place because of the government’s inaction, finds the BMJ.

Disingenuous to suggest GPs are shirking their responsibilities, says RCGP
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Disingenuous to suggest GPs are shirking their responsibilities, says RCGP

A number of media outlets reported the NHS is planning a major crackdown on practices that close for half days during the week.

RCGP cautions government on new pharmacy plan
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RCGP cautions government on new pharmacy plan

The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service will see local pharmacies providing same-day appointments to anyone calling NHS 111 about minor conditions.