• Dentists can’t pass on payment card fees

    10 January 2018

    From 13 January 2018 a new EU directive called the Payment Services Directive comes into force. This will stop businesses such as dental practices from being able to apply charges when patients use their debit or credit cards to make payments.

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  • Child vision screening guidance updated

    10 January 2018

    Public Health England has updated its guidance on child vision screening, which was first published last October.

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  • NHS workforce statistics, September 2017

    9 January 2018

    NHS Digital has published provisional monthly numbers of NHS hospital and community health service staff working in trusts and CCGs in England. The figures exclude primary care staff.

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  • What’s behind the ‘winter crisis’?

    9 January 2018

    The NHS is once again hitting the headlines, with many hospitals on black alert and a large number of elective operations being postponed to reduce the extreme pressure on services over this winter period. A King’s Fund briefing looks at the factors behind what the press refer to as a “winter crisis”.

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  • Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

    9 January 2018

    The National Health Service is turning 70 years old on 5 July 2018.

    Find out what NHS England is doing to celebrate the NHS’s birthday and how you can get involved.

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