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UK urgently needs strategy on recruiting international doctors - the Health Foundation
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UK urgently needs strategy on recruiting international doctors - the Health Foundation

An article in the BMJ calls for a joined-up and strategic approach to the recruitment of doctors from other countries.

GMC to be stripped of right to appeal fitness-to-practise decisions
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GMC to be stripped of right to appeal fitness-to-practise decisions

Report of the Williams review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, established following the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.

HEE progress report on Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives
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HEE progress report on Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives

Guidance on safe reflective practice is a priority for Health Education England in the coming year, new report states.

Government launches review of gender pay gap in medicine
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Government launches review of gender pay gap in medicine

Male doctors are paid an average of £67,788 in basic pay compared with £57,569 for female doctors.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bawa-Garba granted right to appeal
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Bawa-Garba granted right to appeal

More than £366,000 has been raised in donations to fund Dr Bawa-Garba's case.

Poor practice on conflict of interest disclosures in NHS
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Poor practice on conflict of interest disclosures in NHS

The absence of transparency around conflicts of interest may undermine public trust in the healthcare professions, researchers say.