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JUL 17/2015

Jeremy Hunt's seven-day doctor scheme 'too simplistic'

The government's proposition to roll out seven-day schedules to doctors working in hospitals in England have been branded "too simplistic" by the leader of the British Medical Association (BMA). Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has revealed...

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JUL 15/2015

Pilot scheme 'places nurses at centre of primary care patient engagement groups'

Plymouth University has launched a programme for its student nurses that places them at the centre of primary care patient engagement groups in the south-west of England.  The pilot scheme has seen students from the university's adult nursin...

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JUL 14/2015

A&E staffing report 'stopped by NHS' to be published

A report on staffing levels in A&E departments will be published, despite NHS England asking for work on the document to end. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) study will contain recommended staffing levels for nurses f...

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JUL 13/2015

New integrated model for 111 and out-of-hours service 'welcomed by GPs'

Last week, NHS England contacted Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the country asking them to halt procurement while standards for a new integrated model for the 111 and out-of-hours services is developed. According to GP Online, the health...

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JUL 09/2015

£15m fund released to employ pharmacists in GP surgeries

A funding pot worth £15 million has been released to pay for the recruitment and employment costs to set up more clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries, NHS England announced today (July 8th). The three-year scheme will result in around 250 to 30...

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