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Figures from the university admissions service, UCAS, have revealed an 18 percent reduction in nursing applications this year (the largest fall on record).  In addition to this, the end of cycle report for 2017 revealed...
During today’s Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the NHS will receive a one-off cash injection of £2.8 billion. This includes £350million of immediate funds for this coming winter, £1.6 billion for 2018/19 and £850...
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate from London to Amsterdam following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The new location was decided upon by European Commission and now the Agency has just over...
According to figures released by the Department for International Development, the UK paid £13.3 billion in overseas foreign aid last year, meeting the target of 0.7% of the country’s gross domestic product. Of this, £1.5...
James Cook University Hospital on Teesside is increasing its hospital parking costs. The increase in parking costs, which are to rise by as much as £1.30 a visit, will come into effect tomorrow, hitting both...
In an attempt to combat health tourism, providers of NHS treatment will now be required to make sure that patients in England are eligible for the free care they receive. Patients who are ineligible for...
The state of care across hospitals, care homes, home care, and GP surgeries is taking a nosedive and the future of the NHS is “precarious”, according to a report published today by the Care Quality...
Private companies with contracts to build and run NHS hospitals have made pre-tax profits of £831m over the past six years and are on track to profit another £1bn in the next five years, according...
UKIP’s Health Spokesperson, Dr Julia Reid MEP, who is a member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), in the European Parliament, has expressed deep concern over the Fipronil scandal...
According to figures released by NHS Digital, more than 86,000 NHS posts were vacant in the first quarter of this year, which is an increase of almost 8,000 when compared to the same period last...