Vacant NHS posts reached 86,000, says report

by Jcasp | July 26, 2017


Vacant NHS posts in England. Between January 2017 and March 2017 reaches 86,000. Vacant NHS Posts: Statistics from NHS Digital – which collates data – shows the number of vacancies climbed by almost 8,000 compared to the same period in 2016. Nurses and midwives accounted for the highest proportion of shortages, with 11,400 vacant posts in […]

NPA survey says public against online medicine sales

by Jcasp | July 20, 2017


Two thirds of respondents to a National Pharmacy Association (NPA) survey are against online retailers providing NHS medicines in place of local pharmacies. Online medicine sales are on the rise, however their popularity some think is not. NPA survey 69% of over 1,000 “consumers” polled last month oppose “a shift away from local pharmacies supplying […]

NHS England challenged by drug industry over medicine price limits

by Jcasp | July 18, 2017


Trade body applies for judicial review of decision taken by NHS England and Nice, holding back funding for new drugs which is set to cost more than £20m a year in their first three years of use. NHS England :The UK drug industry is taking legal action over new limits on the price of medicines which […]