A PATIENT has waited an astonishing three-and-a-half years in a Welsh hospital despite being declared fit for discharge, it was revealed yesterday.
The patient — who has complex mental and physical health needs and a learning disability — has been in a hospital bed for a...
Monday 24th Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
by Felicity Collier
NHS ENGLAND and a medical watchdog both sought to cover up evidence that medical implants have left hundreds of women in debilitating pain.
The minutes of an October meeting between NHS England and Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory...
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ALMOST 200,000 emergency patients were forced to wait more than four hours for treatment last winter, which is the worst winter average on record, figures showed yesterday.
Official health service data showed that a total of 195,764 A&E patients waited for admission beyond the NHS...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
LABOUR called for an “NHS guarantee” yesterday after leaked documents showed the health service could be short 42,000 nurses in a “worst-case” post-Brexit Britain.
A Department of Health analysis came up with the figure based on a total immigration clampdown,...
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
GP SURGERY closures hit a record level last year, forcing over a quarter of a million patients to change practices, according to new figures published today.
A shocking 57 surgeries closed their doors last year, with a further 34 being lost due to mergers, according to NHS England...
Friday 7th Apr 2017
SOLOMON HUGHES uncovers a private healthcare provider leeching off the NHS with poor inspection results
posted by Morning Star in Features
OVERSTRETCHED hospitals were forced to close their doors to ambulances almost twice as often this winter compared to previous years, new figures showed yesterday.
Ambulance union GMB warned that scenes resembling a “warzone” were becoming increasingly common in hospitals....
DIABETICS are “struggling to manage” their condition due to the rationing of NHS services, a charity warns today.
Diabetics need to test their blood glucose levels several times a day with the aid of blood glucose testing strips.
But restrictions are being placed on...
Thursday 6th Apr 2017
A SERIES of street parties and protests is planned to mark the NHS’s birthday, health campaigners announced yesterday.
The People’s Assembly and Health Campaigns Together called the action, which will take place in July, the month of the NHS’s 69th anniversary.
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
by Peter Lazenby
Monday 3rd Apr 2017