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Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has promised to improve working conditions for NHS staff, with better training and more help with career progression.
NHS leaders have said they “expect” to increase investment in continuing professional development over the next five years, as part of efforts to retain nurses and other current health service staff.
A “comprehensive” NHS workforce implementation plan will be published later this year, NHS England has confirmed today in its new long-term plan for the health service.
The risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, warn researchers, who also highlight that the rise varies by the type of cancer diagnosed.
Researchers have found two biomarkers they say could be used in primary care to identify the heart condition atrial fibrillation in patients who have three clinical risk factors.
Midwives in the country of Burkina Faso are now making use of uniforms donated by a hospice in Wiltshire
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Investment in primary, community and mental health care will grow faster than the rest of the overall NHS budget, NHS England has pledged as part of its new plan for the health service.
The much-anticipated plan for the long-term future of the NHS will be published tomorrow, the government has confirmed, but commentators have already criticised an expected delay to the part relating to workforce issues.
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