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New funding for suicide prevention in England
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New funding for suicide prevention in England

Eight sustainability and transformation partnerships have been selected to receive funding this year.

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.

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.

RCOG responds to new NHS report on mesh and tape procedures
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RCOG responds to new NHS report on mesh and tape procedures

The NHS has published figures on the use of mesh and tape for urogynaecological prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.

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.

Obstetrician who altered notes after stillbirth is struck off
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Obstetrician who altered notes after stillbirth is struck off

A medical practitioners tribunal concluded that Aamir Iqbal Malik’s integrity could not be relied upon.

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.

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.

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.