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Monday 16 July 2018
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The gift that must keep on giving

Monday 2nd July 2018

The £20bn funding increase ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday is a welcome surprise. But how it is spent will be crucial to the service’s survival over the next 70 years, says Angela Sharda
 
The NHS is one of Britain’s most prized possessions and this year it is 70 years old. On 18 June Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the NHS budget will increase by £20.5bn in real terms by 2023/24. More money in the pot is clearly...

Tue, 13 Jun 2017
The recent announcement that NHS staff are to be awarded a 1% pay rise this year, while disappointing, is perhaps the percentage uplift most people had been realistically expecting.
Wed, 7 Jun 2017
It’s worth keeping a close eye on practice finances, and with the software packages now available it’s easier than ever, writes Mark Dempsey.
Wed, 31 May 2017
A 5,000-patient branch practice has been forced to plan its closure after failing to recruit new GPs for vacant positions.
Fri, 19 May 2017
The Conservative Party election manifesto pledges £8bn and seven-day GP access across England by 2019 – one year earlier than their 2015 promise.
Thu, 11 May 2017
A draft of the Labour Party's 2017 election manifesto has been leaked to the press despite the party leaders only today (11 May) meeting to finalise it ahead of its planned launch.
Wed, 10 May 2017
An incorrectly reported practice split and significant changes to some practice registration numbers led to incorrect QOF figures being sent to the majority of practices in England, an NHS Digital investigation has found