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The English and Welsh prison system is experiencing a mental health crisis.

The English and Welsh prison system is experiencing a mental health crisis.
NHS England is considering pilots to stop walk-in patients attending A&E departments, requiring them to be referred by a GP or NHS 111.

NHS England is considering pilots to stop walk-in patients attending A&E departments, requiring them to be referred by a GP or NHS 111.
Two thirds of vacant radiologist positions have been unfilled for a year or more, according to figures released by the Royal College of Radiologists.

Two thirds of vacant radiologist positions have been unfilled for a year or more, according to figures released by the Royal College of Radiologists.
More than 90% of health and care leaders have said they are ‘concerned’ about their organisation’s ability to cope with demand this winter

More than 90% of health and care leaders have said they are ‘concerned’ about their organisation’s ability to cope with demand this winter, according to a survey by NHS Confederation
One in 10 doctors recruited under NHS England’s drive to hire GPs from the EU are likely to drop out, a GP leader has said.

One in 10 doctors recruited under NHS England’s drive to hire GPs from the EU are likely to drop out, a GP leader has said.
The CQC has found that Cornwall’s health and social care system ‘is not working well together’.

The CQC has found that Cornwall’s health and social care system ‘is not working well together’.