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A cross-party solution to NHS pressures?
… for a longer-term, and bigger financial commitment to the NHS. But how much to pay, and how… for the NHS and proposals on social care will be settled by the summer. But a cross-party… National Insurance into a specific tax for the NHS. That proposal is part of a wider…


Awyr Las: Health board NHS charity cash probe urged
…An NHS charity has been urged to consider calling in investigators to discover…." In Scotland, the charity watchdog is looking at how the NHS in Tayside used charitable…


Sturgeon backs Shona Robison over NHS Tayside
…Nicola Sturgeon has backed her health secretary over the ongoing row about NHS… Leonard raised the financial difficulties at NHS Tayside - which has needed £45.3m… in the running of the ailing NHS board earlier this month, with its chairman being replaced…


NHS website defaced by hackers
…An NHS website hosting data from patient surveys that was defaced by hackers… suggests it had been compromised for at least five days, though the NHS has… not confirmed this was the case. The removal occurred after NHS Digital, which advises…


NHS care funding a 'postcode lottery', says watchdog
… for NHS funding, a consumer group says. Which? said people can be "25 times more…%. The consumer group analysed NHS funding data for October to December 2017. It found… in the same way regardless of where they live. The NHS continuing healthcare scheme…


NHS Borders email system back in operation
… addressed. NHS Borders staff had been unable to send or receive messages since…


NHS ransomware attack response criticised
…The government and NHS bodies have been criticised by MPs for failing…. The government said cyber-security in the NHS had improved since the attack. The PAC report… found the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS bodies had been…


NHS reform: How many patients will benefit?
…, radical changes are afoot in parts of the NHS in England. From this month, groups… of local NHS and social care leaders are working together formally to devise… systems are up and running in 10 areas of England. NHS leaders say more will come…


Gloucestershire Care NHS trust rating upgraded to 'good'
… Services NHS Trust was rated overall as "requiring improvement" in 2015. The Care… of merging with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust in Herefordshire. Joint chief executive…


Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures
… to 'excruciating pain' The new NHS Digital figures show that 21 people had operations to remove… been collected to provide the NHS with a "clearer national picture" of the use… the chief medical officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, to seek the views of relevant NHS







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