Pharmacy first – a new service that will enable pharmacists to supply NHS medicines to treat seven common health conditions – will launch on 31 January 2024, the Department of Health and Social Care advised this week.
NHS England has announced that contracts for practices moving to digital telephony must be signed before 15 December to guarantee funding.
The Scottish government has announced a new payment structure for NHS dentists that promises to increase fees for dentists and cut bureaucracy.
The number of acute inpatient and outpatient appointments rescheduled due to strike action in the NHS is now over one million, following the historic joint strikes carried out by junior doctors and consultants last week.
Sherif Al-Marayati, business manager at St John’s Way Medical Centre in north London, recently became one of just eight NHS practitioners to have foll
The GP contract is not fit for purpose and needs radical reform to support salaried and partnership models of service provision.
The government’s current approach to funding preventative care services might be working against the NHS’s aims.