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£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.

RCGP welcomes new NHS England move on OTC prescriptions
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RCGP welcomes new NHS England move on OTC prescriptions

NHS England publishes guidance for CCGs on over-the-counter items that should no longer be routinely prescribed in primary care.

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.

RCGP responds to CQC report on online primary care services
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RCGP responds to CQC report on online primary care services

Four in 10 online primary care services were deemed unsafe in some respect.

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.

Patient neglect common in English care homes
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Patient neglect common in English care homes

Half of care home staff surveyed had carried out or witnessed potentially abusive or neglectful behaviours in the preceding three months.

University of Liverpool gets £1.6 million to develop meningitis blood test
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University of Liverpool gets £1.6 million to develop meningitis blood test

The novel test can distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis without the need for lumbar puncture.

Prepare for missed appointments next week
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Prepare for missed appointments next week

When the clocks go forward this Sunday, the number of patients failing to show up for appointments is expected to increase.

RCGP Wales welcomes new GP contract
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RCGP Wales welcomes new GP contract

The new Welsh GMS contract contains additional funding of £11.67 million.

GMC launches review following Bawa-Garba case
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GMC launches review following Bawa-Garba case

The General Medical Council has received strong criticism in relation to its handling of the case.