NHS

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

New multi-million pound ambulances to boost NHS winter fleet

New multi-million pound ambulances to boost NHS winter fleet

Some 256 "state-of-the-art" vehicles will be added to ambulance fleets, the Department of Health and Social Care said, with more than half available for use this winter.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics are frequently verbally and physically abused at work, according to an ambulance worker

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir will release a charity single to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The We Are The NHS campaign will highlight professions across the health service, initially focusing on nursing

NHS recruitment drive targets schoolchildren

NHS recruitment drive targets schoolchildren

The health service, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its creation this week, ended the last financial year with almost 100,000 vacancies

NHS targets schoolchildren in biggest ever recruitment drive

NHS targets schoolchildren in biggest ever recruitment drive

The health service, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its creation this week, ended the last financial year with almost 100,000 vacancies.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Not enough GPs to meet demand, say doctors as NHS plans appointment-booking app

Not enough GPs to meet demand, say doctors as NHS plans appointment-booking app

An app that lets patients book appointments has been praised by the health secretary but doctors say there are not

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

E-cigarettes and 'opt-out' smoking cessation advice were some of the recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians

Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

NHS 'run ragged' despite promised extra funding, says British Medical Association chief

Eight out of 10 doctors say NHS under-funding affects safety, British Medical Association finds

Eight out of 10 doctors say NHS under-funding affects safety

The British Medical Association will discuss how under-funding causes sub-par patient care at their annual meeting today

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Tax increases will boost NHS funding alongside 'Brexit dividend', says Theresa May

Tax increases will boost NHS funding alongside 'Brexit dividend', says PM

Taxpayers will contribute more to the NHS in a "fair and balanced way" Theresa May said, as well as pledging improvements to mental health services

Theresa May to outline extra '£384 million a week' NHS funding

Theresa May to outline extra '£384 million a week' NHS funding

The Prime Minister will use an address in London on Monday to outline how spending on the health service will grow by £384 million a week in real terms by 2024.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

The Home secretary plans to ease the 20,700 limit on skilled foreign workers

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is promising more support for doctors and nurses who make "honest mistakes" while treating patients so they can learn from their errors without fear of prosecution.

Grenfell: £8 million NHS mental health response reached over 6,000 people

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

The NHS received £8 million in additional funding to reach as many as possible following the Grenfell Tower fire, and anticipates services will be needed 'for years'

Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

NHS workers accept three-year pay deal

NHS workers accept three-year pay deal

ore than one million health workers are to receive a pay rise worth 6.5% for most staff over the next three years, after the deal was accepted by those ranging from nurses to cleaners.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

'Game changing' pill to treat ovarian cancer approved for use on NHS

'Game changing' pill to treat ovarian cancer approved for use on NHS

Up to 850 women in England and Wales could benefit from a targeted pill that treats ovarian cancer.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

'GPs leaving because the job satisfaction has gone', says former doctor

'GPs leaving because the job satisfaction has gone', says former doctor

The number of GPs who plan to leave the profession in the next five years is at an all-time high, a new report has found.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors found to earn £10,000 more

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors are found to earn £10,000 more than women

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors found to earn £10,000 more

Male doctors earn £10,000 more on average than their female counterparts and Jeremy Hunt has announced a review into the pay discrepancy

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap on numbers, it has been revealed.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Medics to assess 999 patients via live video before sending out ambulances

Medics to assess 999 patients via live video before sending out ambulances

A new feature on the GoodSAM platform will allow medics to initiate a video link with 999 callers.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

NHS hospitals in England and Wales 'could save £400 million a year'

NHS hospitals await vital vote to free them of £400m-a-year tax bill

NHS hospitals await vital vote to free them of £400m-a-year tax bill

NHS hospitals currently treated differently to private hospitals

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

'The NHS is underfunded, staff are overworked and underpaid, services have been cut - and it is the Government that has caused it,' says Aneira Thomas

First person born on NHS 'heartbroken' over services

First person born on NHS 'heartbroken' over services

'It breaks my heart to see the rundown of services,' Aneira Thomas told the Unison conference

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

There are more than 1,400 empty beds across the UK, according to new stats

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

82 wards - the equivalent of two entire hospitals - have been shut

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

March statistics 'the clearest indication yet of the eternal winter we now face in the NHS'

A&E waiting time performance for March worst since records began

A&E waiting time performance for March worst since records began

Long, cold winter and high rates of flu and norovirus have contributed to hospitals’ problems

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

NHS 'winter crisis' could continue into the summer

NHS 'winter crisis' could continue into the summer

NHS 'winter crisis' could continue into the summer

The British Medical Association warned levels of demands and activity this summer could mirror winters of two or three years ago

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer', says Eamonn Holmes

A survey by Action on Salt found some Chinese ready meals contain more than half an adult's daily allowance for salt

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

You're playing into the xenophobic Brexiteer smears': Julia rows with London GP over NHS

Julia accuses GP of 'xenophobic Brexit smears' in NHS row

Sarah Jarvis says many people in the NHS are leaving out of fear of Brexit - but Julia says that's nonsense

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth is to say it's unacceptable to put the safety of patients at risk because of Brexit

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Public satisfaction with GP services drop to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

The latest British Social Attitudes survey found that satisfaction with GPs has fallen to its lowest level in 35 years

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

'Watching someone you love suffer cancer is harder than having it yourself'

Tory MP James Brokenshire on his harrowing battle with lung cancer

James Brokenshire on his harrowing battle with lung cancer

James Whale and MP James Brokenshire believe cancer is harder on the loved ones around you

Breast cancer patients face a postcode lottery for care

Breast cancer patients face a 'postcode lottery for care'

Breast cancer patients face a 'postcode lottery for care'

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer found 'stark differences' in services even within the same towns

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

The 'Beast from the East' has brought snow to much of the UK

'Beast from the East' brings sub-Arctic temperatures to Britain and NHS crisis warning

'Beast from the East' brings sub-Arctic temperatures to Britain

Warnings that hospitals may not be able to cope with big freeze

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

More than 200 million NHS medication errors take place each year, research shows

More than 200 million NHS medication mistakes take place each year, research shows

'More than 200 million NHS medication mistakes take place each year'

It is thought the errors cost the NHS £1.6 billion every year

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

'Increase in eating disorder hospital admissions shows lack of community services', says charity Beat

Spike in eating disorder hospital admissions shows people aren't getting helped early enough, says charity Beat

'Spike in eating disorder hospital admissions shows people need help earlier'

Tom Quinn from eating disorder charity Beat says people's problems get worse the longer they go without help

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

'Mumbling some guff' - Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criticised for PMQs performance on Brexit

'Mumbling some guff' - Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criticised for PMQs performance on Brexit

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criticised for PMQs performance on Brexit

Both leaders have been criticised for what they said, and didn't say, in the session today

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Ring-fenced NHS tax: 'People would be confident their money was going in the right direction', says MP Norman Lamb

Lib Dems call for 'ring-fenced' NHS tax: 'People would be confident their money was going in the right direction', says MP

Call for new NHS tax: 'People would be confident about where their money went'

MP Norman Lamb says the cost for the average earner would be a couple of cups of coffee a week extra in tax

Hospitals in Manchester cancel operations after burst water main

Hospitals in Manchester cancel operations after burst water main

Hospitals in Manchester cancel operations after burst water main

Despite the problems cancer operations and urgent procedures will take place as planned

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

NHS being massively overcharged by suppliers, a newspaper investigation reveals

£1,500 for a £2 pot of moisturiser! NHS being massively overcharged by suppliers, investigation reveals

NHS being massively overcharged by suppliers, investigation reveals

An investigation has revealed NHS suppliers can set their own prices for 'special' products

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn supporters are demanding an emergency budget to save the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hold rally demanding emergency budget for the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hold rally demanding emergency budget for the NHS

The rally, backed by left-wing pressure group Momentum, echoed shadow chancellor John McDonnell's repeated demands for an extraordinary budget.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Theresa May criticised Boris Johnson for publicising what he wanted to discuss at a Cabinet meeting

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Boris Johnson to call for extra £5 billion per year for NHS

Boris Johnson to call for extra £5 billion per year for NHS

Boris Johnson to call for extra £5 billion per year for NHS

Boris Johnson is expected to tell a Cabinet meeting the NHS should be at the top of the list when the UK leaves the EU

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

New figures show nurses are leaving the NHS in droves

'Nurses have carried the can for austerity' says journalist amid staffing crisis

'Nurses have carried the can for austerity' says journalist amid staffing crisis

Jenni Middleton said some nurses have told her they are better off working in bars

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Boris Johnson says £350 million extra a week for NHS after Brexit claim was underestimate

Boris Johnson says '£350 million extra a week for NHS after Brexit' claim was underestimate

Boris Johnson says £350 million extra a week after Brexit is underestimate

The Foreign Secretary says the Vote Leave campaign could have used a higher figure on its controversial bus

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jeremy Hunt's department has issued a statement

Jeremy Hunt insists NHS is Government's 'top priority' despite bed crisis

Jeremy Hunt insists NHS is Government's 'top priority' despite bed crisis

Department of Health and Social Care issues statement after fresh reports of chronic shortage

The NHS faces a fresh barrage of negative publicity

WATCH Mike Graham's monologue on the NHS

WATCH Mike Graham's monologue on the NHS

Mike was responding to a front-page article by the Daily Mirror, citing an A&E doctor saying the current situation is the worst he has ever seen

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Theresa May made a misguided attempt to mock Angela Rayner

Theresa May and Tories branded 'sick and twisted' as NHS shambles and Angela Rayner gaffe overshadow PMQs

Tories branded 'sick and twisted' as Angela Rayner gaffe overshadows PMQs

May's misguided jibe at Rayner compounded the sense of a party in crisis

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Katie Hopkins has suggested immigrants are placing an intolerable burden on the NHS

Katie Hopkins faces deluge of criticism after blaming immigrants for NHS crisis

Katie Hopkins faces deluge of criticism after blaming immigrants for NHS crisis

Critics accuse former radio presenter of weaponising NHS mess for racist political gain

New figures show 12 NHS Trust reached 100% occupancy in December

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'January happens every year. Why can't the NHS prepare for this?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'January comes every year. Why can't the NHS prepare?'

Our host suggests the NHS must be better prepared for demands of mid-winter

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

'NHS Trust bosses are treated like football managers and take all the flack', says shadow health minister

Jeremy Hunt treats NHS Trust bosses like football managers, says Corbyn's health spokesman

Jeremy Hunt treats NHS bosses like football managers, says Corbyn's health chief

Justin Madders says the NHS needs more funding to help relieve pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Officials claim there could be up to 55,000 deferred operations

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health

The Central and North West London NHS Trust reports it has seen more than 1,800 people enter its programme for post-traumatic stress disorder since the tower fire

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

What could the NHS spend £39 billion on instead of the Brexit 'divorce bill?'

Brexit: Here's what £39 billion would buy the NHS

Brexit: Here's what £39 billion would buy the NHS

The EU could be getting £39 billion from the UK for Brexit, but it's a rather large sum to comprehend on its own

NHS gender survey is 'political correctness gone wrong', says Tim Loughton MP

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP Tim Loughton

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP

The MP for East Worthing and Shoreham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about a survey from the NHS which asked children if they were comfortable in their gender

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Labour government under Jeremy Corbyn predicted to cost UK £330 billion

Jeremy Corbyn's spending plans would create an extra £330 billion of debt, taxpayers claim

Corbyn's spending plans would increase debt by £330 billion, taxpayers say

New research ridicules John McDonnell's claim that Labour's spending package would 'pay for itself'

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS predictions in wake of unveiling

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions

Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions as Budget fallout continues

The Office for Budget Responsibility released a series of economic forecasts which downgraded UK growth over the next five years

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