Posts tagged "NHS"

Foreign doctors ‘should face tougher skills test before practising in UK’

Foreign doctors ‘should face tougher skills test before practising in UK’

Studies published in British Medical Journal say medics trained overseas are often not as competent as those schooled in UK. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 20, 2014 at 09:37

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Labour considers raising national insurance to fix £30bn NHS ‘black hole’

Labour considers raising national insurance to fix £30bn NHS ‘black hole’

Drastic action needed to keep NHS in anything like its current form, says former minister Frank Field, as elderly care costs rise. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:31

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Wales-England border an NHS line of life and death says Cameron

Wales-England border an NHS line of life and death says Cameron

Prime minister claims Welsh hospitals underperform English ones, in attack on Carwyn Jones’s Labour administration. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 12, 2014 at 09:30

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Sir Richard Thompson makes rare and frank diagnosis of NHS

Sir Richard Thompson makes rare and frank diagnosis of NHS

Royal College of Physicians president says A&E treatment target is crazy and overworked medics run around like scalded cats. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 6, 2014 at 09:07

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Healthcare staff reveal they have no confidence in Jeremy Hunt

Healthcare staff reveal they have no confidence in Jeremy Hunt

Frontline professionals say health secretary does not understand the NHS and feel it is under too much political control. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 27, 2014 at 09:04

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Nearly 4000 NHS staff laid off then rehired over three and a half years

Nearly 4000 NHS staff laid off then rehired over three and a half years

Labour accuses government of handing out redundancy cheques ‘like confetti’ while thousands are denied pay rises. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 18, 2014 at 08:20

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High salaries for Cabinet advisers attacked

High salaries for Cabinet advisers attacked

Outrage over double-digit increase as NHS staff face fourth year of below inflation rises. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 16, 2014 at 11:01

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NHS ‘needs billions to avoid oblivion’

NHS ’needs billions to avoid oblivion’

Outgoing boss Sir David Nicholson warns that billions in extra funding will be needed for ‘painful’ change. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 13, 2014 at 08:31

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Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPs

Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPs

Former Liberal Democrat health minister is seeking to amend clause 119 of the care bill, dubbed the ‘hospital closure clause’. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 11, 2014 at 09:33

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Slash hospital funding says departing NHS chief executive

Slash hospital funding says departing NHS chief executive

Sir David Nicholson admits ‘bitter regret’ about Mid Staffs and says service should spend hospitals’ money closer to home. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 5, 2014 at 09:49

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