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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

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

In January just 85.1% of patients who went to A&E were seen within four hours - well beneath targets

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Philip Hammond made little reference to Brexit in his speech

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Philip Hammond makes health and education the keynotes of his flagship policy speech

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'If the European Union breaks up we'll be thanking our lucky stars that we weren't involved', says Labour Leave

If the EU collapses we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair John Mills

If the EU fails we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair

Chairman of Labour Leave John Mills has said we'll be happy about leaving the European Union if it breaks up

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

NHS wages: 'You have to ask if these people are worth the pay for their responsibilities', says commentator Roy Lilley

NHS pay criticism is over-exaggerated, says commentator Roy Lilley

NHS pay criticism is over-exaggerated, says commentator Roy Lilley

Commentator Roy Lilley spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about NHS chiefs having six-figure salaries uncovered by The Daily Telegraph

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

NHS employee suspended for sending threatening tweets to Jeremy Hunt

NHS employee suspended for threatening to kill Jeremy Hunt

NHS employee suspended for threatening to kill Jeremy Hunt

An NHS employee who tweeted threatening and offensive messages to health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been suspended from the profession for 13 months

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems,' says Patients Association

Hospital cuts: 'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems,' says Patients Association

'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems'

Hospital services in almost two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled down in a bid to save money in the NHS

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

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster, not the British Army', says George Galloway

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster, not the British Army', says George Galloway

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster', says George Galloway

The biggest war crime committed since the First World War by the UK was the Iraq invasion itself and not the British soldiers, George Galloway claims

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

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Isis-linked group hacks NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

A group based in North Africa posted graphic images from the war in Syria to NHS websites, stating that they were retaliating for the West’s aggression in the Middle East

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

NHS crisis: If foreigners don't have health insurance we should send them home, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance'

NHS trusts will now have to check whether patients from overseas are eligible for non-urgent care and they will be charged for treatment upfront, Jeremy Hunt has annonced

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

'The private healthcare sector would feel for your wallet before your pulse', says George Galloway

George Galloway fan calls direct from A&E: 'Without their world-class care I'd be dead'

George Galloway fan calls in from A&E: 'Without their amazing care I'd be dead'

George Galloway spoke to a caller who praised the NHS as he was being treated at Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'The SNP are trying to blame Westminster for their own NHS problems', says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

George Galloway claims the SNP are trying to blame Westminster for problems within the NHS, rather than solve the problems themselves

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

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

George Galloway tells listeners about a tale of two Hunts

George Galloway tells listeners about a tale of two Hunts

George Galloway’s tale of two Hunts

“One hunt has not been sacked yet. Another Hunt has sacked himself, leaving his constituents in the middle of a cold winter entirely alone..."

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Jon Holmes promises to provide 'comfort and entertainment' to listeners

Jon Holmes says Martin McGuinness could appear on Strictly after political resignation

Jon Holmes says Martin McGuinness could appear on Strictly

Today Jon Holmes opened his show with a promise to provide 'comfort and entertainment,' as he tried out 'self-righteous twaddle'

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

'The government must announce an urgent package of support for the NHS', says shadow health secretary - unfinished

Theresa May must announce urgent package of support for the NHS, says Shadow Health Secretary

Theresa May must pledge urgent support for NHS, says Shadow Health Secretary

Labour are calling for a boost in funds given to the NHS, after the British Red Cross claimed it was facing a 'humanitarian crisis'

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

NHS hospitals make more money than ever from car parking

NHS hospitals make millions charging disabled visitors for parking

NHS hospitals make millions charging disabled visitors for parking

NHS hospitals are making more money than ever from car park charges, with more than half charging disabled visitors and making thousands every year in fines

Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Galloway spoke to former NHS chairman Roy Lilley on his talkRADIO show

George Galloway: There's no merit at all in US-style private healthcare

George Galloway: There's no merit at all in US-style private healthcare

Galloway speaks to former NHS chairman Roy Lilley and suggests NHS would work fine if it were properly resourced

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response, social care needs to be brought into the NHS', says MP Andy Burnham

Theresa May's PMQs hammering on social care is just deserts for dishonest Government, says Andy Burnham

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response'

The Government are set to allow local authorities to increase council tax to fund social care, but Andy Burnham does not think this is enough

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

'The government needs to lead the way on improving social care and we need a national conversation', MP Norman Lamb

The Government must lead a national conversation on social care, says MP Norman Lamb

The Government 'must lead a national conversation on social care'

Plans to allow local councils to increase council tax in order to fund social care are being considered by the Government

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

George Galloway claimed Frank Field was too scared to face him on talkRADIO

George Galloway savages 'cowardly apostate' Frank Field over NHS reform plan

George Galloway savages 'cowardly apostate' Frank Field over NHS reform plan

Galloway said Field had backed out of facing him live on air

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, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

'We must fund social care and the NHS together in order for it to be sustainable', says MP Sarah Wollaston

LISTEN Health select committee chair demands social care rethink

Health select committee chair demands social care rethink

The government have claimed NHS in England will receive an extra £10 billion over the next five years, however the health select committee believe this is not true

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS, and it's wasting money', says NHS whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

A survey conducted by The Guardian has revealed four-fifths of staff in the survey have been bullied

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Doctors prompting patients to tackle their weight can be the push they need', says University of Oxford

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital, says Oxford professor

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital - Oxford professor

GPs are being urged to let their patients know about the options available to them on the NHS to help them lose weight, to tackle the obesity crisis

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

'The Tory Party is likely to fracture by 2020', says Norman Lamb as MPs call for Vote Leave's NHS promise to be upheld

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Lamb was one of 41 MPs who signed a letter calling for the government to uphold Vote Leave's claim that £350 million more can be spent on the NHS each week

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy emerges as breakout star

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy steals the show

Nandy received universal praise for grilling Theresa May on Dame Lowell Goddard and the child sex abuse inquiry

LISTEN UKIP leadership challenger Raheem Kassam says party won't die when Nigel Farage goes

UKIP leadership challenger says party won't die when Nigel Farage goes

Kassam also maps out plans for transparent government and tackling NHS waste in interview with James Whale

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Junior doctors: 'From a point of view of where junior doctors stand it's certainly a victory', says co-founder of Justice for Health

Junior doctor contract ruling 'was a victory for the medics, not Jeremy Hunt'

Junior doctor contract ruling 'was a victory for the medics, not Jeremy Hunt'

Co-founder of campaign group Justice for Health says real winners of high court case were the doctors

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sam Delaney goes head to head with campaigner who compares obesity to HIV

Sam Delaney clashes with campaigner comparing obesity to HIV

During a discussion on NHS spending

Fags, booze and burgers cost NHS £11 billion

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Public Health England is warning that the NHS will become unaffordable unless illnesses related to poor diet, smoking and drinking are tackled

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

George Galloway on... the health of US politicians

George Galloway on... the health of US politicians

Hillary Clinton has not been well recently

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Junior Doctors strikes: 'This is all about Jeremy Hunt being able to say people should vote Conservative', says junior doctor

Junior Doctors strikes: 'Jeremy Hunt is only interested in Conservative votes', says junior doctor

Junior doctors happy that next weeks strikes have been called off

Next weeks junior doctor strikes have now been called off over fears for patient safety, as NHS England said there was not enough notice

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Doctors are angry at the way they have been portrayed

Junior Doctors Strike: A doctor defends the 'terrible' action

Junior Doctors Strike: A doctor defends the 'terrible' action

Doctors want a seven-day NHS as much as anyone, but we can't achieve this by slashing funding and leaving the workforce demoralised

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the running of the NHS from politics and politicians entirely', says BMA council member

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the NHS from politics', says BMA council member

BMA council member calls for the NHS to be detached from politics

Doctor Hamed Khan tells talkRADIO how the NHS should be improved and why junior doctors are striking

New radioactive drug could be used by the NHS to treat prostate cancer, but what is it?

Radioactive 'Litvinenko drug' could be used by the NHS to fight prostate cancer - but what is it?

'Litvinenko drug' could be used to treat prostate cancer - but what is it?

The new drug behaves in the same way as a substance used to kill Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, and could be made available from December this year on the NHS

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

British Medical Association calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

British Medical Association calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

BMA calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

Medicial chiefs want new measures to help the workload of doctors

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

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Jon Holmes investigates cuts to the NHS

'You could use eyeballs as golf balls' - Jon Holmes investigates cuts to the NHS

'You could use eyeballs as golf balls' - Jon Holmes investigates cuts to the NHS

NHS England have announced they need to make cuts of £22billion

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