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London professor awarded knighthood in Queen’s birthday honours
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London professor awarded knighthood in Queen’s birthday honours

Knighthood for an ‘extraordinary clinician scientist whose contribution and leadership are respected worldwide’.

London terror attack doctor gives evidence at inquest
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London terror attack doctor gives evidence at inquest

‘I can't watch them die’, said the junior doctor who ran to the aid of victims at the London Bridge terrorist attack in 2017.

Investigation raises concerns about MPs’ links to industry
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Investigation raises concerns about MPs’ links to industry

The Institute of Economic Affairs is backed by tobacco industry and is an open critic of public health measures.

Culture of openness cuts hospital mortality rate
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Culture of openness cuts hospital mortality rate

Data from 137 acute trusts in England.

BMA to launch investigation after sexism claims
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BMA to launch investigation after sexism claims

Several female members of the BMA GPs Committee have spoken out about sexual harassment and sexism within the committee.

BMJ investigates NHS partnerships with drug companies
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BMJ investigates NHS partnerships with drug companies

Many of the 93 projects running in 2016-2017 specifically referred to increasing the use of products marketed by the company funding the project.

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.

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.

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.

Health board mishandled sexual assault allegations, review finds
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Health board mishandled sexual assault allegations, review finds

Three patients had accused the staff member of sexual assault, starting five years before he was eventually arrested and convicted of murder.

House of Lords demands answers on post-Brexit access to medicines
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House of Lords demands answers on post-Brexit access to medicines

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has given the Secretary of State 10 days to respond.

NHS workforce planning leads appointed
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NHS workforce planning leads appointed

Following this week’s Brexit vote, the NHS has also made appointments to a new group charged with preparing the NHS for a no-deal Brexit.