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Monday 27th March 2017

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NHS England order trusts and CCGs to change their logos

NHS England have been condemned by trust managers for ordering them to change logos on signs and websites.

The Hepatitis C Trust received funding

Charity that tried to force NHS to buy more expensive hepatitis C treatment received large amounts of funding.

Heart attack early warning signs being missed

Study suggests early heart attack warnings may have been missed in one in six deaths in England.

Blood tests to spot ovarian cancer

Doctors say a blood test every four months could help detect ovarian cancer early.

Sugar content in Kit Kat's to be cut by 10%

Nestle has announced their chocolate bars are to have sugar content cut by 10% by next year.

Bed closure restrictions revealed

Simon Stevens to set out new requirements for closure of beds in the NHS.

Mental health spend being reduced in some regions

HSJ reveals four sustainability and transformation plan regions failed to raise mental health spending.

Hospitals spending just 94p per meal

The BBC has learned that some Scottish hospitals are only spending 94p on a patient meal.

Bristol foundation trust receives outstanding rating

A South West trust has become the first acute provider to jump from requirements improvement to outstanding.

Be wary of buying medications online

The CQC warn people to be wary when buying medications on the internet.

Air pollution linked to child deaths

WHO reports air pollution linked to 600,000 deaths in children.

Sensor developed to monitor blood sugar

Sensor to monitor bloody sugar levels by analysing sweaty skin has been developed by scientists.

Scientists create artificial embryos

Stem cells from mice were used to create artificial embryos in the lab.

DH to recruit more civil servants

The HSJ has learned the Department of Health plans to recruit hundreds more civil servants while others are made redundant.

Children missing out on cancer drugs

Cancer experts say children with cancer could be missing out on life-saving drugs.

Sleep problems rising in young children

NHS data shows sleep disorders in children have tripled in 10 years.

The Five Year Forward View for mental health

NHS England's national director for mental health looks at progress made in first year.

Trust exits special measures

Underperforming trust has moved out of special measures after more than a decade.

Autism studies receives funding

A US philanthropic foundation has given funding to Edinburgh University researchers hoping to develop new treatments for autism.

Use pram covers to protect babies

Research suggests pram covers should be used to protect babies from air pollution.

A&E four hour wait has risen

Figures show a rise of more than 300% at some hospitals of patients waiting four or more hours at A&E.

Virgin Care issues legal proceeding after losing millions

Virgin Care has launched legal proceedings against eight NHS commissioners.

Cap on new drugs

NHS in England to introduce new £20m a year cap on cost of new drugs in an attempt to save money.

CCGs sign up to form commissioning committee

The 11 CCGs have signed a memorandum of understanding and terms of reference to create a joint committee.

Bed delay transfer figures revealed

Analysis of official statistics reveal areas where the NHS is worst affected by 'bed-blocking'.

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