A delay in agreeing a post-Brexit transition deal could put NHS patient care at risk as more health businesses will divert money towards contingency planning for a “disorderly” withdrawal from the European Union, a senior MP has said.
A gender pay gap in the highest ranks of NHS doctors sees top male consultants earning an average £14,000 a year more than their female colleagues, according to new figures obtained by the BBC.
A leading doctor has said the NHS remains “under great stress” and recent cold weather is likely to see a “re-escalation in pressure”.
The number of GPs in England fell by 0.6% at the end of last year, with many leaving the profession as the “pressure has become too much”, their professional body has said.
The NHS is to introduce a cap on the amount of costs lawyers can recover in clinical negligence cases.
A spike in cases of norovirus has seen more than 800 hospital beds closed per day last week, latest official figures show.
The number of admissions to hospital for eating disorders has nearly doubled in six years, NHS figures show.
Health boards have launched a bid to tackle doctor shortages by coaxing them over from abroad.
More people are worried about the future of the NHS than the threat of terrorism, research has suggested.
Sir, – I’m getting really sick of all the NHS bashing in today’s media in Scotland.