National Health Service

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Brexit: David Davies MP defends Boris Johnson and attacks Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit: David Davies MP defends Boris Johnson and attacks Jean-Claude Juncker

David Davies MP defends Boris Johnson over article, attacks Jean-Claude Juncker

The MP for Monmouth spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Foreign Secretary's Brexit article over the weekend

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

The Foreign Secretary has been accused of being a 'backseat driver' after an article on Brexit for The Telegraph

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

The DUP has broken with the Tories despite the confidence and supply deal made after the June election

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

The Washington Post is reporting there is 'moderate confidence' in the report's findings, though it remains disputed by several security firms

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Brexit: think tank warns NHS could face £1bn bill for expat treatment

Brexit: thinktank warns NHS could face £1bn bill for expat treatment

Brexit: thinktank warns NHS could face £1bn bill for expat treatment

The Nuffield Trust warns the price of treating British nationals in the European Union could double from the £500 million currently paid under an EU scheme

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Manchester Arena: 'In our darkest hour, we've seen the best of our country', says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says Jeremy Corbyn terror speech is wrong

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says Corbyn has it all wrong

The mayor of Greater Manchester spoke to Paul Ross about the community in the wake of the terror attack on Monday

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Security firms reportedly find evidence to link cybergang with North Korea connections to 'WannaCry' cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Kaspersky and Symantec pointed out similarities in code to the North Korea hack of 2014

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

22-year-old IT expert working with GCHQ to fend off cyberattack

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

Marcus Hutchins helped to stop the ransomware from spreading further across the globe by accidentally triggering a kill switch

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

More than 200,000 people around 150 countries were infected by ransomware which heavily affected the NHS

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Mrs. May announced her bid for a snap general election in June, reneging on a promise she has routinely made

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

General Medical Council warns locum doctors they could be struck off as NHS money row escalates

Doctors body warns locums they could be struck off over money row

Doctors body warns locums they could be struck off over money row

Doctors have been accused of holding the NHS to ransom as a row over money continues to escalate

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

What did the Labour leader not ask the Prime Minister today?

PMQs: Six vital questions Jeremy Corbyn didn't ask Theresa May

PMQs: Six vital questions Jeremy Corbyn didn't ask Theresa May

What did the Labour leader not ask the Prime Minister today?

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Online appointments for mental health increase via NHS scheme

NHS digital mental health programmes see almost nine-fold takeup increase

NHS digital mental health programmes see almost nine-fold takeup increase

An exclusive by The Independent found an 'almost ninefold' increase in mental health appointments

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Leading doctor rubbishes Government plan to reduce A&E waiting times by installing GPs in departments

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

NHS Crisis: 'Community services need to be improved before cutting hospital beds,' says Dr. Richard Taylor

NHS Crisis: 'Community services need to be improved before cutting hospital beds,' says Dr. Richard Taylor

'Community NHS services need to be improved before cutting hospital beds,'

Dr. Richard Taylor spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing crisis in the National Health Service

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

'suicide attempts’ due to alleged bullying of 999 call handlers at South East Coast Ambulance trust

NHS crisis: Reports claim bullying of 999 call handlers at ambulance centre led to 'suicide attempts’

'suicide attempts’ due to alleged bullying of 999 call handlers at NHS trust

Leaked reports have stated that South East Coast Ambulance trust employees were subjected to bullying and harassment which led to suicide attempts at a centre in Kent

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

John Bercow: 'No smoking gun to get rid of him at the moment,' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun'

Adam Bienkov, who works for the Business Insider website, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the motion to oust John Bercow

John Bercow: 'The job description is very clear – the Speaker cannot speak on policy issues,' says James Duddridge MP

John Bercow would throw out any MP who behaved like him, says no-confidence lawmaker

James Duddridge rips into John Bercow again over Remain admission

Following his comments about Donald Trump, the Speaker is facing renewed demands to resign after revealing he voted to Remain in the European Union

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

NHS: "A&E crisis was cooking for the last decade," says former BMA GP committee chair Dr. Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

The former chair of the British Medical Association's GP committee lamented the leaked figures showing long waiting times in A&E departments in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

NHS Crisis: "Only positive thing is local leadership,' says Dr. Mike Smith

NHS crisis won't result in privatisation, says patients' spokesperson

NHS crisis won't result in privatisation, says patients' spokesperson

The spokesman for the Patients Association spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of proposals which could see one in six A&E departments closed

NHS proposals to save costs could see the closure of one in six A&E departments

NHS cost-cutting proposals could see one in six A&E departments closed

NHS cost-cutting proposals could see one in six A&E departments closed

The Health Service Journal has analysed plans to save funds in the NHS budget

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Plans to delay operations on financial grounds 'unthinkable', says Dr Mike Smith

Plans to deny NHS operations to save money 'unthinkable', says Dr. Mike Smith

Plans to deny NHS operations to save money 'unthinkable', says Dr. Mike Smith

Three Clinical Commissioning groups in the West Midlands have proposed operating only on patients with severe hip pain in order to save two million pounds yearly

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

NHS out-of-hours charges: 'Rules protect people who can't pay and ensure equality', says London GP

NHS out-of-hours charges are wrong - richer people shouldn't get better care, says London GP

'NHS out-of-hours charges are wrong - richer people shouldn't get better care'

London GP Dr Laurence Buckman dismissed GP leader proposals to allow doctors to charge patients they don't regularly serve for out-of-hours treatment

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

The GP and TV presenter spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing situation within the National Health Service

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'If you deliberately starve the NHS of funds, you're responsible for killing people', says George Galloway

'The Tories are killing people': George Galloway blasts NHS crisis

'The Tories are killing people': George Galloway blasts NHS crisis

Our presenter agreed with a caller who shared the view the Conservative Party were incapable of running public services

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Paul McKenna tells Paul Ross about the dangers of sugar

Paul McKenna tells Paul Ross about the dangers of sugar

Paul McKenna tells Paul Ross about the dangers of sugar

The author and hypnotist popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross about his new book

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Muslim survey reflects 'combination of British and Muslim norms', says Policy Exchange's David Goodhart

British Muslim's sense of 'victimhood' must be addressed, says Policy Exchange author

British Muslim's 'victimhood' must be addressed, says Policy Exchange author

David Goodhart, the researcher who wrote the Policy Exchange report, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent survey they published on Muslim life views

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'The Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

'The Home Secretary is desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

NHS: 'Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with passport scheme

The MP for Don Valley claimed she wasn't sure if showing passports to receive NHS treatment was the best idea

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service, not International health service', says Frank Field MP

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service, not an international health service', says Frank Field MP

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service', says MP

Frank Field, the MP for Birkenhead, fully backed the system which would ensure people would have to present identification to receive treatment

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increases

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increases

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increase

Dr. Mark Holland said the NHS will struggle to cope this coming winter as the strain on the organisation grows

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior doctors will hold five days of industrial action later in September, which is thought to endanger 00,000 operations

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

A report by the charity revealed there are more than 1,000 needless deaths from the condition

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

The report looked at information from around 1,450 board members at 114 trusts, the newspaper said.  Findings showed three-quarters of those chairing NHS trusts are aged 60 or older, less than half of trust executive directors are female, and a mere 4% of executive directors are from a BME background.

NHS needs 'radical transformation' to promote more female and BME staff

Lack of women and ethnic minorities in NHS senior roles branded 'disgraceful'

A study has found only 2% of NHS trusts are chaired by people from a black and minority ethnic background, while under 30% of trusts are chaired by women

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NHS patient safety potentially at risk because staff from the EU aren't facing stringent langauge tests

Brexit presents 'excellent opportunity to improve doctors' grasp of English'

Brexit offers 'excellent opportunity to monitor doctors' language skills'

29 medics from the European Economic Area faced allegations of 'inadequate knowledge of English" in just one year, according to the Royal College of Surgeons

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Greater London GP slams the Conservative Party's 'stealth' privatisation of the National Health Service

Owen Smith NHS privatisation claims backed by prominent doctor

Owen Smith NHS privatisation claims backed by prominent doctor

GP and author Youssef El-Gingihy claims the government has strived to privatise the NHS by 'stealth' but says this plan has reached its 'endgame'

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

'It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster', says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

"It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

NHS beds crisis: "We're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP

Figures released this week show the health service is experiencing its worst bed-blocking crisis in history. The former care minister and Liberal Democrat member for North Norfolk says it is time for a "mature discussion" about the NHS…

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'People say they didn't think it would happen to them', says pharmacist on prescription drug abuse

British abuse of prescription drugs among the worst in Europe

British abuse of prescription drugs among the worst in Europe

A new study has shown the United Kingdom to be one of the biggest culprits for misusing painkillers and other drugs intended for someone else. Pharmacist Neal Patel says a user's first stop should always be a health professional…