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
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
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
Workers vow to smash Tories’ poverty pay plan
Monday 7th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
SUSTAINED Tory underfunding of the NHS has worsened access to GPs for millions of patients across England, Labour warned yesterday.
Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth said the results of the latest GP Patient Survey revealed “astonishing neglect” from Prime Minister...
NHS Trust bosses bullied and hounded female staff for sex
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
CAMPAIGNERS and unions vowed yesterday to wage a “battle royal” against proposals to merge two East Midlands hospital trusts.
The Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS foundation trusts plan to unite, bringing together the Royal Derby Hospital and Queen’s...
Friday 4th Aug 2017
THE SNP was accused of leaving NHS staff “overworked and undervalued” yesterday after half of Scottish nurses reported that staff shortages had compromised patient care during their most recent shift.
A survey by the Royal College of Nursing of over 3,000 Scottish nurses...
Tuesday 1st Aug 2017
Health Secretary’s numbers don’t up, says RCN
Monday 31st Jul 2017