NHS slashes funds for top homeless mental health team

March 13, 2018 admin 0

Fears for rough sleepers as specialist north London unit faces 42% budget reduction NHS bosses are under fire for cutting back a team of doctors […]

Optician who claims to treat autism struck off

March 12, 2018 admin 0

An optician who claims to be able to treat the vision of people with autism and brain injuries using coloured filters has been struck off. […]

NHS agency falsely accuses more than 340,000 of prescription fraud

March 11, 2018 admin 1

Penalty notice system is dysfunctional, warns head of patients’ group Hundreds of thousands of NHS patients are being wrongly accused of fraudulently claiming free prescriptions […]

Birmingham Women’s Hospital pays £2.7m damages to disabled girl

February 28, 2018 admin 0

A girl who was left severely disabled after mistakes by hospital staff during her birth has won more than £2.7m in compensation. The girl, now […]

Stephen Hawking to take Hunt to court over NHS

January 31, 2018 admin 0

A group of campaigners, including Prof Stephen Hawking, has been given permission to challenge a government health policy in the High Court. They will pursue […]

What doctors, nurses and patients think about the NHS

January 15, 2018 admin 0

The NHS has been under the spotlight even more than usual over the Christmas period, with hospitals described as unsafe and overcrowded. Doctors say patients […]

NHS cancer hospital may have to delay or reduce treatment

January 12, 2018 admin 0

Leaked memo says nursing shortage means patients could have to wait longer for chemotherapy, or be given less treatment An NHS cancer hospital may have […]

UK Approves Wearable mHealth Device for Chronic Pain Management

January 8, 2018 admin 0

The UK’s National Health Service will reimburse physicians who prescribe the wearable mHealth device to help patients manage chronic pain. UK residents will soon be […]