PRIVATE hospitals are raking in a £52 million tax break on their business rates while the same rates are set to cost the cash-strapped NHS nearly £2 billion, research published today shows.
An estimated one-quarter of private hospitals are registered as charities, enabling...
Monday 21st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ELDERLY patients are receiving horrifically poor care due to chronic understaffing in the NHS, a probe by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman found yesterday.
Some elderly patients have been asked to wear adult nappies because no staff were available to help them use a...
Thursday 17th Aug 2017
Health Secretary denies squandering £44,000 of public funds
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Labour is a government in waiting and is ready to properly fund Britain’s health, writes KEN LIVINGSTONE
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Corbyn attacks May’s ‘unprecedented failure’ on health service as he dives into campaign mode
Friday 11th Aug 2017
HOW much longer can public health services in England survive a government that refuses to invest properly in health and social care while asset-stripping NHS land and property?Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn declares that “NHS patients cannot afford another year of Theresa...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CAMPAIGNERS warned yesterday that the number of crisis-hit hospitals is set to rise after it emerged that an NHS trust where people were left to die in corridors is still failing on patient safety.
Keep Our NHS Public raised concerns after health watchdog the Care Quality Commission...
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
LABOUR’S revelation that almost half the maternity units in England closed temporarily at some point last year confirms that the Tory government is neglecting our National Health Service.After the party’s weekend warning that government failure to fund the NHS...
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
MENTAL-HEALTH patients appear to be increasingly at risk of abuse, according to new statistics from the NHS.
Abuse incidents recorded by English mental health trusts rose from 106 in 2013-14 to 199 in 2015-16. Investigations into reports of abuse of child patients jumped from nine to...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Half of maternity wards forced to turn away new mothers in 2016 because of ”shameful” lack of beds
posted by Will Stone in Britain