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Children in care ‘too often denied mental health treatment’, MPs’ report says

Children in care are too often missing out on treatment for mental health problems despite being four times more likely to experience them, say MPs. The...

Junior doctors may follow April strikes with indefinite NHS walkout

Junior doctors are considering an indefinite walkout in protest at the new contract Jeremy Hunt is forcing on them if next week’s all-out strikes do not ...

Pressure mounts on Jeremy Hunt over handling of junior doctors’ dispute

Jeremy Hunt is under mounting pressure over his handling of the junior doctors’ dispute after he unexpectedly abandoned his repeated threat to impose a n...

Jeremy Hunt meets protesters but refuses to re-start contract talks

Jeremy Hunt has refused to get back around the negotiating table with junior doctors after a “lengthy discussion” with protesting medics. Doctors ha...

Boots staff under pressure to milk the NHS for cash, says pharmacists’ union

Boots has been accused of boosting its profits by forcing staff to abuse an NHS scheme intended to help sick patients. Managers at Britain’s biggest p...

Body found in sea off Dorset coast in missing junior doctor case

A body believed to be that of a missing junior doctor has been found, police said. Rose Polge, 25, who worked at Torbay Hospital in Devon, has not been ...

Brexit is necessary to protect NHS from TTIP, says David Owen

The NHS will be at risk of further privatisation if Britain stays in the EU because of the major trade deal being negotiated with the US, David Owen will s...

Junior doctors contract: Government hit with second legal challenge

A second legal challenge has been made over the government's decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors in England. NHS staff campaign group Ju...

Jeremy Hunt’s tactics in junior doctors’ dispute attacked by senior Tory

A senior Conservative MP has attacked Jeremy Hunt’s “entirely unreasonable” tactics in pursuit of an “unachievable” seven-day NHS, claiming he mi...

NHS would be put under threat by Brexit, says Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

The National Health Service will face budget cuts, falling standards and an exodus of overseas doctors and nurses if the UK leaves the European Union, heal...

Junior doctors row has derailed seven-day NHS plans, says top doctor

The NHS’s top doctor believes that Jeremy Hunt’s row with junior doctors has “derailed” the government’s push to turn the NHS into a seven-day se...