This blog covers the latest UK health care news, publications, policy announcements, events and information focused on the NHS, as well as the latest media stories and local news coverage of the NHS Trusts in Northamptonshire.
The return of the 'proper' family doctor?Many newspapers are heralding the return of “family doctors” after the announcement of a new contract agreed between the government and GPs. The GP contract has been agreed between the NHS and GPs in England.
The shocking impact of recession and austerity on England’s poorest people has come to light again in figures showing the number of malnutrition cases treated at NHS hospitals has nearly doubled since the economic downturn. The Independent
NHS spending on local surgeries has droppedFamily doctors are receiving a smaller slice of NHS funding than ever before and urgently need more support, the Royal College of General Practitioners has warned. The Independent See also: