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Health professionals must challenge health care restrictions for migrant children
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Health professionals must challenge health care restrictions for migrant children

Experts say child health professionals must be aware of their power to identify exemptions and challenge NHS charging decisions.

BHF offers unprecedented £30 million single research award
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BHF offers unprecedented £30 million single research award

The British Heart Foundation is inviting proposals on radical ideas from ambitious, diverse teams.

Public satisfaction in NHS at its lowest since 2007
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Public satisfaction in NHS at its lowest since 2007

Results of the 2018 British Social Attitudes survey.

Women more likely to be offered UK specialty training post
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Women more likely to be offered UK specialty training post

Data on 10,559 doctors who entered a UK medical school in 2007 or 2008 and were eligible to apply for specialty training by 2015.

Scottish parliament launches major inquiry of primary care
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Scottish parliament launches major inquiry of primary care

The inquiry has launched with an extensive survey of public opinion on the delivery of primary care services.

Over 40% of GPs intend to quit within 5 years - new survey
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Over 40% of GPs intend to quit within 5 years - new survey

Findings from a cross-sectional survey of 929 GPs, conducted by the University of Warwick.

NIHR launches £56 million funding for public health research
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NIHR launches £56 million funding for public health research

The funding will support and expand the NIHR Health Protection Research Units network.

NHS staff survey: bullying by colleagues on the rise
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NHS staff survey: bullying by colleagues on the rise

Results from the 2018 NHS Staff Survey highlight problems with bullying, harassment and abuse from patients and other staff members.

The Lancet: all Brexit scenarios will cause significant harm to the NHS
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The Lancet: all Brexit scenarios will cause significant harm to the NHS

Brexit will require Government and Parliament to pass several major pieces of legislation and up to 600 statutory instruments within a month.

Extra funding to reduce financial risk of owning GP premises
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Extra funding to reduce financial risk of owning GP premises

Scottish government provides an extra £20 million for the premises sustainability loan scheme.

Trainees should receive a wellbeing ‘check-in’ in every rotation
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Trainees should receive a wellbeing ‘check-in’ in every rotation

NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission sets out 33 recommendations to address the NHS culture and support the mental health of NHS staff.

Topol Review: Preparing the NHS workforce for digital healthcare
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Topol Review: Preparing the NHS workforce for digital healthcare

Within 20 years, 90 per cent of all jobs in the NHS will require some element of digital skills.

Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed
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Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed

The BMA junior doctors committee has secured a series of new measures which will make trainee transfers easier.

Do GPs in dispensing practices prescribe more expensive drugs?
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Do GPs in dispensing practices prescribe more expensive drugs?

The study authors say the results suggest some UK doctors respond to a financial conflict of interest in treatment decisions.