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“We must tackle variations in end-of-life hospital care”

A new audit on the provision of care for people dying in hospitals has found significant variations in care across hospitals in England. While e...

Surgery: Regional variation in surgery use due differing attitudes of doctors

Professor John Birkmeyer and colleagues review the reasons for regional variation in the use of surgery, whereby a patient’s odds of undergoing surgery o...

CSR threatens automatic pay rises in NHS

Public sector workers are set to lose automatic annual pay increases as part of £11.5bn in cuts unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne. As part of the com...

Personalised stem cells being made from blood

A patient's own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases. The te...

My top ten Christmas NHS favourites…

Only six more sleeps to go and I can hardly wait! One of the main things I love about Christmas is watching the traditions unfold in the hospital each yea...

GP leader calls for more change to Health Bill

The government needs to make more changes to the Health Bill if it is to win the confidence of the profession, the chairman of BMA’s GPs committee has sa...

NHS reform: too soon to let GP consortia out of the lab

The following editorial was published in the BMJ on 21 January: What do you call a government that embarks on the biggest upheaval of the NHS in its 63 ye...

Hospital car parking charges to be phased out

Health secretary Andy Burnham told Labour's party conference in Brighton that he wanted to introduce parking permits instead of charges to allow friends a...