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Push Doctor launches grant for medical students

Students studying at UK universities can now apply for cash grants from the digital healthcare brand

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33,062 no-shows for NHS appointments

Central Manchester University Hospitals have seen over an estimated £3,570,696 lost to missed appointments in the past three months alone

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The life of a midwife

We look at the trials and tribulations of some of the hardest-working students in university

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The NHS needs a digital healthcare revolution

Artificial intelligence is just one of the ground-breaking technologies that could transform NHS healthcare

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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety body

Another threat to the future of the flailing NHS has come as the body focussed on the safety of doctors is to be removed, despite a recent increase in attacks by patients

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Training is key to combatting mental health stigma

Sanjana Gupta discusses ways to improve care for those with mental health issues

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Survey reveals British public stands behind all-out junior doctor strike

Of those who participated in the survey, most blamed the continued dispute over junior doctor contracts on the Department of Health

Medics strike in January. Photo: The Mancunion

Public support for junior doctors stays strong as third strike is carried out

Medics walked out for the third time on Wednesday 9th March—ahead of two more 48-hour strikes in April

The junior doctors's strikes are set to continue on Wednesday 10th February. Emergency backup will not be put into place for this strikePhoto: The Mancunion

Junior doctors to walk out again

The junior doctors’ strikes will continue on Wednesday 10th February while negotiations between the BMA and the government have not come to a conclusion

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NHS Foundation Trust “requires improvement”

In a continuing mental health inspection programme, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) concludes that the safety and leadership of the North West’s Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust is inadequate

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A decentralised NHS would be better for all

Ryan Khurana argues for the advantages of a completely decentralised NHS where local areas would be free to target healthcare provision directly to their needs

A crowd of demonstrators outside the MRI. Photos: The Mancunion

Junior doctors strike for first time in 40 years

With around 100 picket lines outside UK hospitals, junior doctors, students and those standing in solidarity came out to protest the contract changes