NHS Funding To Be Guaranteed Through New Bill

Today, the NHS Long Term Plan Funding Bill has been introduced to Parliament by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, one of the first pieces of domestic legislation to be introduced in the New Year.

Stricter Gambling Laws Announced With Credit Card Ban

Today, the Gambling Commission has announced that consumers will no longer be able to gamble using credit cards following the Government’s Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures and a public consultation.

Patients To Benefit From Same-Day Pharmacy Appointments

New statistics have this week revealed that local pharmacists have be treating on average 2000 patients a day through the community pharmacist consultation service (CPCS) that was launched in October last year.

Veterans ID Card Rolled Out

From the beginning of January, a new ID card for veterans will be automatically rolled out to help ex armed forces personnel get access to specialist support and services. 

Historic Brexit Bill Passes Another Hurdle

Today, the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20 passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons by 358 to 234 votes. The Bill will now face further scrutiny by Members of Parliament and Lords on the 7th, 8th and 9th of January.