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Saturday 27 August 2016

Top stories

26.08.16: Rotavirus diagnoses have fallen significantly since a vaccination against the virus was introduced into the childhood immunisation schedule in 2013
26.08.16: NHS workers from the EU should be automatically given British citizenship, according to a think-tank report
25.08.16: Harrogate and Rural District CCG is consulting on ways to fill a £8.4 million budget gap
25.08.16: A medical defence organisation has reported a 16.4% increase in legal claims made against GPs last year
02.08.16: NHS England has enforced a new framework to ensure clearer healthcare information for disabled people and their carers
29.07.16: NHS England has announced new measures to ease pressures on general practice, including training for practice managers
29.07.16: The CQC has lost up to 500 DBS certificates for people who had applied to become registered managers and providers
04.08.16: NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG will now only prescribe gluten free foods to vulnerable people

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

13th September
16th November