NHS England

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

A and E

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

Dr Laurence Gerlis has said it is the "abuse" and "overuse" of the NHS that has led to struggles with the system.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Norman Lamb

Norman Lamb: NHS is 'politically sexy' for politicians - but 'nobody focuses on social care'

NHS is 'politically sexy' for politicians - but 'nobody focuses on social care'

The former health minister has criticised a new 10-year plan for the NHS, claiming it fails to address issues faced in social care.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Doctor

Expansion of training scheme for overseas doctors 'one step forward after two steps back'

Expanding training scheme for overseas doctors should have happened 'years ago'

NHS campaigners have welcomed the expected expansion of training schemes for overseas doctors, but say the proposals do not go far enough to undo the staffing shortage caused by Brexit. 

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock needs to stop 'coming up with stupid sound bites' and focus on NHS crisis, says GP

Matt Hancock needs to stop 'coming up with stupid sound bites', says GP

A South London GP has criticised the health secretary for saying the NHS should be more like McDonald's.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

NHS volunteer scheme is not about ‘amateurs doing bypass surgery’

NHS volunteer scheme is not about ‘amateurs doing bypass surgery’, says former NHS Trust chairman

NHS volunteer scheme is not about ‘amateurs doing surgery’, says ex-NHS chair

Roy Lilley, a former NHS Trust chairman has said that everyone knows the NHS is “under pressure” but encouraging volunteers to help out is not about “amateurs doing bypass surgery”.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

NHS ripped off by drug companies charging £1000 for mouthwash, MP claims

NHS 'ripped off' by drug companies charging £1000 for mouthwash, MP claims

NHS 'ripped off' by drug companies charging £1000 for mouthwash, MP claims

The National Health Service is being “ripped off” by pharmaceutical companies charging more than £1,000 for a bottle of pain-relieving mouthwash, ministers have been told.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

 NHS contractor stripped of contracts after waste including human body parts was allowed to pile up

NHS contractor stripped of contracts after waste including human body parts was allowed to pile up

NHS contractor stripped of contracts after clinical waste was allowed to pile up

A clinical waste disposal firm has been stripped of NHS contracts after allowing waste, which included human body parts, to pile up at its facilities.

NHS limit on sugary drinks is 'an excellent idea', says Obesity Forum chairman

NHS England’s restriction on sugary drinks sales is 'an excellent idea', says Obesity Forum chairman

NHS limit on sugary drinks is 'an excellent idea', says Obesity Forum chairman

Chairman of the National Obesity Forum, Tam Fry has said NHS England restricting sugary drinks sales is “an excellent idea” because “you are in a hospital to get better”.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

National Aids Trust accuses NHS England of homophobia after response to HIV drug ruling

NHS England branded homophobic over HIV drug ruling response

NHS England branded homophobic over HIV drug ruling response

National Aids Trust claimed the NHS is using 'dog-whistle tactics' in its portrayal of a new HIV treatment