Surgeons are concerned that the NHS does not have a clear plan to tackle the growing backlog of patients waiting for operations, as new figures reveal more than 4.3 million stuck on hospital waiting lists.
There has been a “breakdown in the relationship” between the General Medical Council (GMC) and doctors, requiring fundamental reforms of the regulator. This is according to the newly published Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide.
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (Arden & GEM) and the Satellite Applications Catapult have agreed a formal partnership to further embed the potential of satellite technology within digital healthcare transformation.
At a time when parliamentary democracy is illuminated in the media spotlight, it is easy to forget that plebiscite democracy has, through the millennia, come to challenge the power of the ruling classes. This phenomenon is beginning to take place in healthcare. Dean Fathers writes for ACJ.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, has today called for an end to what he has described as a “broken” care system for patients with autism and learning disabilities. This follows the publication of an interim report from the CQC.
The Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) reports on mortality at trust level across the NHS in England. Methodological changes will be made from the 16 May 2019 publication.
The government has invested £10 million in rest facilities for doctors across trusts in England. This comes as a result of lobbying by the British Medical Association (BMA) following claims by the group that current facilities are 'fundamentally unsafe.'
Disabled doctors and medical students could expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published today (Tuesday 14 May) by the General Medical Council (GMC).
Around 8,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered to work in the UK compared to 12 months ago, according to the latest figures published on 8 May by the NMC. However, pressures are far from abating.
Engineering in medicine is not just about linear accelerators or medical technology scattered across wards, operating rooms (ORs) and other health spaces – Jim Wilkerson, System Director at Memorial Health System in Illinois, USA, and Terry Young of Datchet Consulting, write for ACJ.
The General Medical Council’s (GMC) first comprehensive survey of speciality, associate specialist and locally employed doctors opens today, Wednesday 1 May.
Professor Terry Young analyses why the NHS has failed to reduce waste where other sectors have succeeded. Could technology enable an answer to be found at last?