NHS to save almost £1bn on medicines

7th December 2018

The UK government’s new plan will see the NHS save millions on its medicines bill A new deal with the pharmaceutical industry is expected to save the NHS around £930m on medicines. The UK government [read more]

Working together to safeguard children

6th December 2018

Updated government guidelines strengthen the role of general practice in safeguarding vulnerable children. Practice Business explores what you need to know Published by the government in July this year, Working Together to Safeguard Children is [read more]

Embracing innovation in general practice

5th December 2018

Innovation is the key to making ‘every pound go further’ in the NHS, says health secretary Matt Hancock. A new report – published by the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – sets out a roadmap for [read more]

NHS to save millions with low-cost drug

27th November 2018

As reported by The Guardian, NHS England is set to save £300m with a biosimilar version of its most expensive drug In one of many innovative money-saving moves, the NHS has made a deal with manufacturers [read more]

Reducing DNAs in general practice

26th November 2018

Patients who fail to turn up for appointments (do-not-attends, or DNAs) could be costing the NHS up to £1bn every year, claims Professor Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England. As winter pressures begin to [read more]

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