Friday Five

Friday five: top health news stories of the week

This week the drug shortages, hospital capacity and Ian Paterson have dominated the news. Drugs shortage affects patients as prices soar for the NHS Charities and MPs are calling on Ministers to limited the damage that drugs shortages are doing to the NHS’s finances, that in the last six months have cost £180 million. Over…

Friday Five

Friday five: our round-up of the five top health stories this week

This week the Junior doctors, baby deaths and child obesity have dominated the news. The Royal College of Nursing raises concerns over Agenda for Change The Royal College of Nursing has made warning comments to Jeremy Hunt this week, after the Health Secretary was interviewed by the Health Service Journal on the Agenda for Change…

Friday Five

Friday five: top health news stories this week

This week the Budget, living in London and Sussex Health Care have dominated the news. The Chancellor announces NHS funding in the Budget This week, the Chancellor announced the Budget in Parliament. He had previously been warned that the NHS needed £4bn in order to ‘look after patients properly next year’. The figures announced were…

Friday Five

Friday five: our round up of the health news stories this week

This week breast cancer, gene editing and doctors leaving the NHS have dominated the news. The NHS have approved two new ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs Palbociclib and robociclib have been approved by NICE to be prescribed to women with previously untreatable breast cancer. The two drugs are seen as ‘breakthrough’, and they have been shown…