NHS

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 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 27: Brexit, lamb stew and chocolate

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 27: Brexit, lamb stew and chocolate

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 27

Mike Graham was joined in the studio by Rachel Johnson

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

Mike Graham has been preparing for the 'Beast from the East'

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: February 23

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: February 23

Today's show featured the NHS, the Iraq war and the 'Beast from the East'

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

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Liz Truss claims John McDonnell's plan would mean borrowing 'billions more and hike up taxes to record levels'

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Brexit: 'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff from EU'

Brexit: 'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff from EU'

'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff'

Research claims one in five doctors working in the NHS who are from the European Union are making plans to leave Britain

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Grenfell Tower: Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after Grenfell

The numbers of people affected by the tower fire are expected to be around roughly 11,000

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs due to mental health issues

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

A review commissioned by Theresa May found one in six struggle with mental health issues in the workplace

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

'Government collects patient data just because it can'

Doctor Peter Swinyard says consultations shouldn't be cluttered up with central government questions

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

All outcomes of Brexit are 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says researchers' report

All outcomes of Brexit 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says new report

All outcomes of Brexit 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says new report

A group of researchers from a variety of instructions like Oxford University have analysed the impacts on the NHS of all possible outcomes of the negotiations

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Labour MP to say a figure for public sector pay rise if party were in power

Corbyn ally admits he doesn't know how much Labour would increase public sector pay

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Labour MP to say public sector pay rise figure

Chris Williamson, MP for Derby North, spoke to our host about the Government's plan to end a wage cap for emergency workers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ludlow Hospital: 'You've got a perception problem if you think bed pushes are sexualised', says Richard Madeley

Ludlow Hospital: 'You've got a perception problem if you think bed pushes are sexualised', says Richard Madeley

Richard Madeley: 'If you think bed pushes are sexualised, you've got a problem'

Ludlow Hospital has turned down a donation of £2,500 because it was raised by a bed push which bosses claim was 'demeaning'

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NHS: 'The root of the nursing shortage problem is money and nurses are taken for granted', says Royal College of Nursing

If our nurses didn't work extra hours the NHS would collapse, says union

If our nurses didn't work extra hours the NHS would collapse, says union

Josie Irwin from the Royal College of Nursing says there is a limit to the amount of personal emotional strains nurses can take

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding gets to patients

Jeremy Corbyn has said he wants private finance initiative contracts to end and nurses' bursaries to be guaranteed

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

NHS cleaners, porters and security staff go on strike over pay

NHS cleaners, porters and security staff go on strike over pay

NHS cleaners, porters and security staff go on strike over pay

Staff are calling for a 30p an hour pay rise in line with inflation, an end to job cuts and for their workload to be reduced

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession than joining for the first time

NHS faces post-Brexit black hole as figures show British nurses leaving in droves

NHS faces Brexit black hole as figures show British nurses leaving in droves

The Nursing and Midwifery Council says the amount of nurses and midwives leaving the profession has risen by 51% in four years

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', says Unison

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', say Unison

'It's absolutely shocking MPs would vote against pay cap after praising workers'

Head of health at Unison, Christina McAnea, says she hopes public sector workers will tell Tory politicians what they think of them

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Jeremy Corbyn is to table an amendment to the Queen's Speech today, calling for the end of the 1 per cent public sector pay cap and cuts to the emergency services

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