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Alex Salmond puts focus on NHS as poll shows pro-independence gain

Alex Salmond puts focus on NHS as poll shows pro-independence gain

No campaign leads by 55% to 45% excluding undecideds, and first minister accused of scaremongering over healthcare. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 18, 2014 at 09:20

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Half of voters happy to pay more tax to fund NHS poll

Half of voters happy to pay more tax to fund NHS poll

Public’s willingness to pay extra tax to help the NHS reaches highest level in over a decade. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 16, 2014 at 08:14

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NHS faces legal bill as dozens suffer problems after private eye operations

NHS faces legal bill as dozens suffer problems after private eye operations

Half of patients left with complications from cataract operations carried out by Vanguard for Musgrove Park hospital in Taunton. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 15, 2014 at 09:17

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Two-third of voters in Tory marginals want NHS exempt from US trade pact

Two-third of voters in Tory marginals want NHS exempt from US trade pact

TTIP being negotiated between EU and US threatens to make privatisation of UK health services permanent, say critics. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 8, 2014 at 08:30

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NHS deterioration under coalition is putting lives at risk says Labour

NHS deterioration under coalition is putting lives at risk says Labour

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham says reforms have led to structural confusion and creeping privatisation. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 31, 2014 at 09:11

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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…

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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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