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A royal appointment for young Derbyshire mental health worker

Young Derbyshire mental health worker Leanne Walker has been invited to Buckingham Palace to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry on 10 October (World Mental Health Day) in honour of her outstanding contribution to the sector. Between the ages of 15 and 19, Leanne used Children’s and Adolescent Mental Health Services […]

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Publication of independent investigation report into the care and treatment of Mr S

Findings are published today of an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the care and treatment of Mr S. Sincerest sympathies are offered to all the people who have been affected by this tragic event. We speak of four victims in this incident, Rachael, her unborn child and Auden who were tragically killed and Mr […]

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NHS England releases extra funding to boost GP workforce

NHS England has announced a new wave of funding to recruit talented doctors from overseas for GP practices across the country. As part of NHS England’s International GP Recruitment Programme, more than £2 million has been committed to recruit additional GPs for GP practices in the regional areas. While GP training places are increasing year […]

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Different Practices

Different Practices is a new NHS England initiative aimed at encouraging GPs who are thinking of retiring or leaving general practice to consider staying but working more flexibly. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU has surveyed over 140 GPs in the UK and abroad, and asked them what practices who may be finding it difficult to […]

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Planning permission secured for GP surgery, Bow Fell, Brownsover

The NHS is pleased to announce that planning permission has been secured for the proposed new GP surgery and community room in Bow Fell, Brownsover.  The plans for a new GP surgery, community facility, associated parking and landscaping has been approved by Rugby Borough Council. Jenni Northcote, Chief Strategy and Primary Care Officer, Coventry and […]

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