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JUL 07/2015

GPs believe current dementia services 'fail patients'

The current level of support for patients with dementia and their carers is insufficient, according to a group of doctors. These concerns have been raised by the Royal College of GPs, which claims until the care provided by the NHS and social service...

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JUL 06/2015

Future of funding for student nurses 'unclear'

The sustainability of the grants scheme that funds student nurses has come into question as an argument has broken out between unions and the Council of Deans of Health and Universities UK. Nursing Times reports that unions have raised concerns about...

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JUL 03/2015

Cost of GP appointments 'to be revealed to patients that miss them'

The cost of missed GP appointments to the NHS will be revealed to patients that miss them in a bid to stop it happening as often as it does now, according to the health secretary. Speaking on BBC 1's Question Time, Jeremy Hunt disclosed that tota...

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