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North West London CCG teams with Inhealthcare

The North West London Collaboration of CCGs has struck a deal with digital health company Inhealthcare to strengthen its digital services...

NHS plan pledge must make real difference to waiting lists, says IHPN

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has called upon the NHS to tackle mounting waiting lists for elective care as the number...

Aviva expands virtual GP offer

Aviva has broadened its virtual GP service to extend access to SME and individual customers. The health...

CQC appoints new chief inspector

Dr Rosie Benneyworth (pictured) has been appointed chief inspector of primary medical services and integrated care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC),...

Priory faces significant fine over patient’s death

The Priory Group has pleaded guilty to health and safety charges following the death of a vulnerable young patient in its care...

Embarrassment prompting millions to delay checking cancer symptoms

Millions of people put off getting cancer symptoms checked for more than two months because they are embarrassed, according to research by...

Some private SARCs failing young victims, says BBC investigation

Young victims of sexual assault may not be being forensically examined quickly enough in privately-run sexual assault referral clinics (SARCs), a BBC...

Patients to be offered ‘wide choice’ of treatment options, says NHSE

NHS England (NHSE) will give patients a ‘wide choice of options’ for elective treatment in a bid to get them faster care. ...

Health plan to save half a million lives, says NHS England

NHS England (NHSE) has pledged to ‘save almost half a million more lives’ with the release of its ten-year plan.

Bupa diverts customers away from IOW hospital 

Bupa has stopped recommending that its patients receive private treatment at St Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight after the trust...