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The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge. Private … Read more

Thousands of Londoners have signed up for a controversial NHS smartphone service that allows video consultations with a GP around the clock. The GP at Hand app attracted almost 7,000 Londoners in its first … Read more

Andy McDonald, Labour MP for Middlesbrough has voiced concern over the “shoddily-built” £75m Roseberry Park mental health hospital. The hospital only opened seven years ago, but has suffered problems with … Read more

Plans to introduce an online consultation system for GPs may not fix workload and waiting time issues in the way the government is hoping, it has been argued. Research, funded … Read more

A terminally ill cancer patient has protested after the NHS hospital where she receives palliative therapy included advertisements for a private clinic with her appointment letter. Ali Schofield, 33, who … Read more

“A GP, eh? Well I guess there are worse things you could do.” That was the only careers advice I got in my final year at medical school. The Royal … Read more

It has been a calamitous winter inside the NHS. Last week, three people tragically died at Worcestershire Royal hospital with a women dying of a heart attack after waiting for 35 … Read more

The NHS is spending millions on private companies that stop GPs referring patients to hospitals, an investigation has revealed. Controversial “referral management centres” are supposed to cut costs and improve the quality of GP … Read more

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