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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Top stories

27.09.16: Increasing pressure from an ageing population is leaving the healthcare system unable to cope
27.09.16: Patients in Fylde and Wyre CCG will now be able to get health advice for mild ailments from a pharmacist
26.09.16: Government ministers and NHS leaders must set out a clear plan for using digital technology in the NHS
26.09.16: Junior doctors have called off a series of strikes that were set to take place over the next three months
01.09.16: The NICE has published a draft quality standard on boosting the number of vaccinated children
31.08.16: Practices are facing delays as patient records and supplies go missing and payments are made late. Alex Matthews-King investigates
14.09.16: NHS England is “in discussions” with the Practice Management Network over implementing student bursaries for practice managers
31.08.16: Community pharmacists will take over repeat prescribing from general practice staff in the next five years to ease pressure on primary care
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Personal practice

Andrew McHugh: I’m not sure what I enjoyed least about the campaign, the bullying, the bribery or the bluster of Boris Johnson
Dwysan Edwards: Will the money promised now be spent on Welsh local priorities rather than within the EU?
Fiona Dalziel: Having survived the Scottish Independence referendum, an equally ghastly process but with a good outcome, it is entirely possible that Nicola Sturgeon will try for another independence referendum

Events 2016

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