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Northern Ireland: Pay parity promised for nurses

An end to recent strike action in Northern Ireland may be in sight, as representatives from the RCN and other unions have met with new health minister Robin Swann MLA, to discuss safe staffing and pay parity

General practice ‘deserves better’

The new Government must honour its pledges to general practice, in order to reduce waiting times for appointments, the new Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners has said

Increasing child obesity inequality gap in Scotland

Almost a quarter of children who are starting school in Scotland are at risk of being overweight or obese, and that children in less affluent areas are at higher risk, the latest figures from the Information Services Division Scotland on body mass index statistics in children show

Majority of the public favour NHS tax increase

Two thirds (67%) of the public favour an increase in taxes to maintain current levels of NHS care, up from 64% in May 2017 and 59% in March 2015, a survey by the Health Foundation has found

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