Posts tagged "NHS"

NHS tax is floated by Liberal Democrats to fill £30bn hole

NHS tax is floated by Liberal Democrats to fill £30bn hole

The policy could form one point of future agreement for a coalition with Labour. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 27, 2014 at 09:37

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NHS manager redundancy payouts total £1.6bn since 2010

NHS manager redundancy payouts total £1.6bn since 2010

Latest accounts reveal more than 38,000 ‘exit packages’ agreed since reforms began, with some 4,000 later rehired. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:17

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NHS cancer care: planned switch to private contracts in £700m plans

NHS cancer care: planned switch to private contracts in £700m plans

Private health firms ready to bid for £1.2bn worth of outsourced services at Staffordshire clinical commissioning group areas. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 3, 2014 at 09:16

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David Cameron warned NHS in danger of collapse within five years

David Cameron warned NHS in danger of collapse within five years

Former Tory health minister Stephen Dorrell calls for more spending as King’s Fund raises fears over shortage of doctors. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 29, 2014 at 10:04

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Lib Dems to demand emergency £2bn bailout for the NHS

Lib Dems to demand emergency £2bn bailout for the NHS

Senior party figures reported to be demanding boost as leading doctor attacks squeeze on funding. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 23, 2014 at 09:05

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NHS is out of control says Tory Health Minister

NHS is out of control says Tory Health Minister

Jane Ellison tells private meeting that coalition reforms ‘pretty much gave away control of NHS’. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 22, 2014 at 09:25

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Jeremy Hunt calls for end to cosmetic surgery on NHS

Jeremy Hunt calls for end to cosmetic surgery on NHS

Health secretary says public money should not be spent to improve someone’s looks. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 19, 2014 at 08:53

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Labour: the government has lost control of NHS finances

Labour: the government has lost control of NHS finances

Figures show more than a third of acute NHS trusts are in deficit, compared to just one in ten at the last general election. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 18, 2014 at 09:05

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NHS facing summer crisis as A&E performance deteriorates says Labour

NHS facing summer crisis as A&E performance deteriorates says Labour

Opposition says hospitals having to cope with unexpected rise in patients raising questions about inadequate GP services. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 11, 2014 at 08:45

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Labour commits to ‘rolling back’ competition in the NHS

Labour commits to ‘rolling back’ competition in the NHS

Rules forcing GP-led clinical commissioning groups to put local care services out to tender would be scrapped in the proposals. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 5, 2014 at 08:10

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