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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.

RCP census of consultant physicians and HSTs in the UK
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RCP census of consultant physicians and HSTs in the UK

Produced by the Royal College of Physicians on behalf of RCP London, RCP Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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.

NCRI announces winners of first Excellence Awards
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NCRI announces winners of first Excellence Awards

The four winners will receive their awards at next month’s National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Glasgow.

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.

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.

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.

‘NHS Passports’ to help staff work flexibly
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‘NHS Passports’ to help staff work flexibly

NHS staff will be able to move between hospitals more easily, with less induction days and admin.