• NHS doctors are over-prescribing pills, not therapy, for older people with depression

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    A systematic review of 27 studies has shown that GPs are too readily prescribing antidepressants to older individuals who are struggling with depression.
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  • 1.3MILLION people were fined last year for wrongly trying to claim NHS prescriptions for free 

    1.3MILLION people were fined last year for wrongly trying to claim NHS prescriptions for free 

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A total of 1,379,957 penalty notices were issued across England in 2018 - which is a third more than in the previous year and a 60 per cent increase from three years earlier.
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  • NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners

    NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years.
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  • NHS scheme to hire 2,000 foreign doctors flops and gives jobs to just 34 GPs in almost THREE YEARS

    NHS scheme to hire 2,000 foreign doctors flops and gives jobs to just 34 GPs in almost THREE YEARS

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    The NHS has reportedly only filled two per cent of the 2,000 job posts for doctors in the UK which former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt promised - he admitted last year the scheme was 'struggling'.
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