Patient care

NHS response to gambling white paper

Responding to the Gambling White Paper, NHS Mental Health Director, Claire Murdoch said: “The NHS has long called for action to tackle gambling addiction which destroys people’s lives – I have personally heard of countless examples of people bereaved by gambling addiction or who have contemplated suicide – so I am delighted that the Government […]

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NHS England publishes data on junior doctor strike

Statistics on last week’s junior doctors strike are available on the NHS England website. In summary, over four days last week there were 195,000 cancellations. At the peak of the action, there were 27,361 staff not at work due to industrial action. There were, however, a high number of nil returns on the workforce data collection, […]

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