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NHS non-disclosure agreements to end, vows Health Secretary

The health secretary has vowed to end the use of non-disclosure agreements that prevent would-be NHS whistleblowers speaking out. Matt Hancock said he w...

Male doctors at BMA accused of sending female medics unsolicited naked pictures

Female doctors have accused senior members of the British Medical Association of sending unsolicited naked pictures and joking about women’s bra sizes, a...

Dossier reveals ‘petty tortures’ of NHS trainee doctors denied leave

Trainee doctors have been denied leave despite experiencing stillbirth or having a child or partner in intensive care, a dossier of young medics’ “brut...

NHS losing staff in record numbers over long hours, research reveals

Record numbers of burnt-out NHS staff in England are quitting because they are fed up with spending too much time at work and not enough at home with their...

Patients operated on at night “at greater risk of complications or dying”

Patients who have surgery overnight are much more likely to develop serious complications than those operated on during the day, a study has found. Pote...

NHS trust chief executive warns of no-deal Brexit medicine delays

NHS trusts could "quickly run out of vital medicine" in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr Da...

Patients are starting to stockpile medicines in fear of no-deal Brexit

Ministers have been urged by top doctors to reveal the extent of national drug stocks, amid growing evidence patients are stockpiling medication in prepara...

Junior doctor blames drunken rampage at a party on working 80-hour week

A junior doctor who gate crashed a party and went on a drunken rampage including biting a female police officer could lose his job after being hauled befor...

NHS leaders look to overhaul four-hour A&E maximum wait target

NHS bosses are considering a shake-up of A&E care that could lead to patients with only minor ailments no longer being guaranteed that they will be tre...

NHS replaces highest-spend drug with £300m cheaper alternative

The NHS is set to make a record-breaking saving after reaching deals with manufacturers on low-cost “biosimilar” versions of its most expensive drug, a...

Inspectors widen review into troubled NHS maternity unit for the third time

More than 200 families have raised concerns about a hospital at the centre of a baby death scandal. The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS trust has confirmed 2...