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The government in Wales has announced it will be offering free sanitary products to all women in hospitals, following the move from NHS England earlier this week.
NHS England has vowed to provide free tampons and other sanitary products for hospital patients across the country, after doctors’ leaders called for the move last month.
The British Medical Association is calling for free sanitary products across all hospitals in the UK, as doctors say it is essential to the health, dignity and wellbeing of inpatients.
General practice nurses are in line for a pay boost as part of a new “radical” contract for primary care across England, though it is likely it will be up to individual practices to decide how much money to pass on to their employees.
The number of visits to England’s accident and emergency departments by homeless people has more than trebled since 2011, according to a doctors’ union.
The leaders of 12 royal colleges and trade unions have written to the prime minister urging caution against removing working time regulations from law following Brexit.
Nursing and medical unions have joined together to call on mayor of London Sadiq Khan to protect the capital’s NHS from what they claim is a £4bn cost-cutting programme.
Lack of funding for controversial sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) could ultimately prove to be their downfall, nurse leaders have warned.
Doctors’ leaders have rowed back on plans for a vote of no confidence in England’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings over her comments on regional NHS plans, after it was thought the move could be seen as a personal attack.
Doctors’ leaders have launched an attack on England’s most senior nurse over comments she made recently about NHS regional plans, which they claim support moves that “will harm patient care”.