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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

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

The report looked at information from around 1,450 board members at 114 trusts, the newspaper said.  Findings showed three-quarters of those chairing NHS trusts are aged 60 or older, less than half of trust executive directors are female, and a mere 4% of executive directors are from a BME background.

NHS needs 'radical transformation' to promote more female and BME staff

Lack of women and ethnic minorities in NHS senior roles branded 'disgraceful'

A study has found only 2% of NHS trusts are chaired by people from a black and minority ethnic background, while under 30% of trusts are chaired by women

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Greater London GP slams the Conservative Party's 'stealth' privatisation of the National Health Service

Owen Smith NHS privatisation claims backed by prominent doctor

Owen Smith NHS privatisation claims backed by prominent doctor

GP and author Youssef El-Gingihy claims the government has strived to privatise the NHS by 'stealth' but says this plan has reached its 'endgame'

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Owen Smith accusation: We need to 'focus of the quality' of healthcare, not whether it's private, says MP Norman Lamb

MP Norman Lamb responds to Owen Smith by saying it doesn’t matter whether NHS is private

Lamb says we need to ‘focus on the quality’ of the healthcare

Owen Smith has accused the government of secretly planning to privatise the NHS

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

'It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster', says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

"It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

NHS beds crisis: "We're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP

Figures released this week show the health service is experiencing its worst bed-blocking crisis in history. The former care minister and Liberal Democrat member for North Norfolk says it is time for a "mature discussion" about the NHS…

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

'The only way out of this is more money', says former NHS chairman on A&E closure

"The only way out of this is more money", says health analyst on NHS closures

"The only way out of this is more money", says health analyst on NHS closures

A hypothecated tax, with cash raised ring-fenced for the National Health Service, could be the answer to a chronic lack of funding in hospitals and healthcare, talkRADIO's Sam Delaney hears…

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'People say they didn't think it would happen to them', says pharmacist on prescription drug abuse

British abuse of prescription drugs among the worst in Europe

British abuse of prescription drugs among the worst in Europe

A new study has shown the United Kingdom to be one of the biggest culprits for misusing painkillers and other drugs intended for someone else. Pharmacist Neal Patel says a user's first stop should always be a health professional…

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

New HIV drug: 'This is another tool, condom use alone is not working', says National AIDS Trust

Anti-HIV drug on the NHS: "This is another tool, condom-use alone is not working", says National AIDS Trust

Anti-HIV drug on the NHS: "This is another tool, condom-use alone isn't working"

In a ruling welcomed by anti-AIDS campaigners, the High Court has dismissed claims that local authorities, rather than NHS England, should fund new treatment…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

'The problem is transphobia', says Stonewall charity on criticism of transgender fertility treatment

NHS transgender fertility treatment: "Everybody has the right to a family", says Stonewall charity

NHS transgender fertility treatment: "Everybody has the right to a family"

The Stonewall charity has hit out at 'transphobic' claims that people undergoing gender reassignment should be denied access to high-profile NHS services…

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

NHS removal of healthy patients is an 'Absolute nuisance for everybody', says Doctor Laurence Buckman

NHS ghost-patients plan an 'absolute nuisance', says leading doctor

NHS ghost-patients plan an 'absolute nuisance', says leading doctor

Laurence Beckman, a former chair of the BMA's GP committee, says NHS England's records-purge is doomed to failure

Friday, June 24, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

'NHS problems haven't gone away because of Brexit,' says former NHS trust chairman

'NHS problems haven't gone away because of Brexit,' says former NHS Trust chairman

'NHS problems haven't gone away because of Brexit,' says former NHS chairman

Roy Lilley says there's too much uncertainty to know what will happen with the NHS

Friday, June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

'It gets treated like a medical condition, and people don't treat it as a child that's been lost', 1 in 4 families don't know their stillbirth was investigated

Stillbirth: NHS 'must do better' after 1 in 4 grieving families not consulted in investigations

Stillbirth: NHS 'must do better' after 1 in 4 families not consulted

Child-loss charity says inquiries into stillbirth "are not being done right if parents aren't involved"

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