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NHS paediatrician accused of worrying parents into private care
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NHS paediatrician accused of worrying parents into private care

The paediatrician is facing allegations that his actions in relation to three patients were financially motivated and dishonest.

Hundreds of healthcare professionals join Extinction Rebellion protest
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Hundreds of healthcare professionals join Extinction Rebellion protest

The group laid 110 pairs of shoes outside the Houses of Parliament to highlight the number of deaths caused in the UK each day from to air pollution.

Enhanced relocation entitlements for Welsh trainees
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Enhanced relocation entitlements for Welsh trainees

There will be a further review of the policy next year, with a view to increasing annual allowances and allowing rollover of unused funds.

Trends in GP income in England 2008-2017
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Trends in GP income in England 2008-2017

A retrospective analysis of repeated postal surveys.

High Court rules NI’s abortion law breaches human rights
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High Court rules NI’s abortion law breaches human rights

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Sarah Ewart who has led a campaign to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws after she was refused a termination.

Home Office U-turn on doctor deportation-threat decision
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Home Office U-turn on doctor deportation-threat decision

Dr Mu-Chun Chiang was told to leave the country or face being “detained and removed”.

Cyber-attack cost NHS England almost £6 million
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Cyber-attack cost NHS England almost £6 million

Even though the attack was stopped within around 12 hours, it led to substantial reduced activity and potentially delayed critical care, study finds.

BMA helps end patient charges for mental health debt forms
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BMA helps end patient charges for mental health debt forms

Patients with mental health problems will no longer have to pay to have the Debt and Mental Health Evidence Form completed.

Scottish government announces extra foundation training posts
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Scottish government announces extra foundation training posts

The first 51 additional posts will be available in 2021.

RCPE report: part-time doctors overburdened with administrative duties
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RCPE report: part-time doctors overburdened with administrative duties

‘Less Than Full Time Training: The Trainee Perspective’ - a new report from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

GP practice websites breaching NHS Standard Operating Principles
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GP practice websites breaching NHS Standard Operating Principles

Requesting proof of address for patients registration could be considered a breach of the Equalities Act 2010.

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.