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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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid documents'

A report by the National Audit Office says more than 700,000 documents were found in a warehouse and at least 1,700 patients could have been harmed

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

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

SunTalks: Boris Johnson says 'we can take £350 million back'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson insists 'we can take £350 million back'

Boris insists 'we can take £350 million back'

The Foreign Secretary challenged Labour to recognise the change to 'take back huge sums of money'

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Ian Paterson victim tells Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I was just a hobby, he was playing god'

Ian Paterson victim tells Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I was just a hobby, he was playing god'

Ian Paterson victim says, 'I was just a hobby, he was playing god'

A victim of Ian Paterson tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that what he has done is unforgivable and others must have known it was going on at the time

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Nurse thrown out of profession after having sex with homeless teenage patient

Nurse thrown out of profession after having sex with homeless teenage patient

Nurse thrown out of profession after having sex with homeless teenage patient

The nurse said he took the risk for love, but it backfired

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

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

The Labour leader took part in the Leaders Debate on Channel 4 News and Sky News on Monday

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

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour gain nine points following manifesto launch

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

The party has cut the lead on points currently held by the Conservatives, according to a newly-released poll

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Is the Conservative manifesto actually similar to UKIP policies?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

How the Tories' policies compare to UKIP's

Many have claimed the Conservative manifesto is just UKIP repackaged - so we thought we'd take a look at how the two sides' flagship policy blueprints match up

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

'The NHS cyber-attack is a wake up call', says security specialist

'The NHS cyber-attack is a wake up call', says security specialist

'The NHS cyber-attack is a wake up call', says security specialist

Cyber-security specialist Robert Pritchard tells Julia-Hartley-Brewer that companies must put better contingency plans in place for cyber-attacks

Some have taken Jeremy Corbyn's speech as a hint at retirement

Labour's Stephen Pound says Jeremy Corbyn retirement is a 'when did you stop beating your wife' question

Labour's Stephen Pound uses wife-beating analogy to discuss Corbyn retirement

Some have suggested Corbyn is ready to step down as leader of the Labour Party

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

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

The NHS was hit by a major cyber-attack earlier today

NHS cyber attack: 'The Government musn't pay the ransom', says security specialist

'Government mustn't pay NHS cyber-attack ransom'

The NHS has come under a cyber attack and ransomware is asking for payment before computers are unlocked

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has cancelled all non-urgent activity

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Momentum says there is nothing radical in Corbyn's policies

Labour manifesto leak: Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' and says there's nothing to fear

Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' after Labour manifesto leak

Pro-Corbyn pressure group says all policies have been fully costed and there's no need for more conservative voters to be dettered

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'If you vote Conservatives in June, you’re really voting for no NHS', says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

Marcus Chown and Daily Mail city editor Alex Brummer take part in a heated debate about the NHS

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Theresa May has pledged that half of NHS staff will see an average pay increase of 4%

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Full Fact gets to the bottom of Theresa May's claim

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Johnson has suggested the money will go to 'our priorities' rather than the NHS

Boris Johnson backpedals on NHS Brexit promise

Boris Johnson backpedals on NHS Brexit promise

Johnson faced a grilling over his promise that Brexit would unlock £350m a week for a health service

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

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

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental health care, after Prince Harry spoke out about counselling

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental healthcare after Princes William and Harry speak out

Schoolkids to receive NHS mental healthcare after William and Harry speak out

Prince Harry revealed that he sought counselling after struggling to come to terms with his mother's death, he has also been praised for his bravery

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Kadcyla drug: 'We must change the way we decide who can receive new cancer treatment', says patient who crowd-funded his own treatment

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Patient Mo Haque joins James Max to tell his story about how he gained private cancer treatment, after a cancer drug was withdrawn from the NHS in England

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

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

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