Were the Tories ever to attempt to ape Momentum, it would be a complete (and hilarious) disaster, says NATHAN AKEHURST
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SUSPECTED heart attacks and strokes will no longer be classified as life-threatening under the biggest shake-up of the ambulance services in 40 years, it was revealed yesterday.
NHS England announced that current targets will be scrapped and replaced by a new system which health bosses...
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
ANOTHER two NHS buildings have failed fire safety tests that were ordered after the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it was revealed yesterday.
Fears of a similar disaster in the NHS estate continue to grow as it faces a staggering £5 billion maintenance backlog which campaigners warn is...
Weybridge hospital burns as health centres fail latest fire safety checks
Thursday 13th Jul 2017
CLEANERS, porters and security staff went on strike yesterday at four London hospitals in the latest action in a long-running dispute over pay.
Unite members working for multinational outfit Serco walked out at St Barts NHS Trust in the first of a seven-day strike.
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
EXPERTS have urged health services across the UK to learn lessons from Scotland’s NHS, though they warn that “serious” financial pressures could jeopardise its “unique system for improving the quality of healthcare.”
A report by the Nuffield Trust think...
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
ONE of the first people born under the NHS marked its 69th birthday yesterday by calling on the public to protect Aneurin Bevan’s legacy and to scrap the public-sector pay cap.
Aneira Thomas was born at 12.01am on July 5 1948, the day the NHS came in to being, and was named after...
BIRTHDAY events are being held across Britain today to mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of the NHS.
The celebrations coincide with new research which shows that nearly 75 per cent of voters believe the NHS is getting worse, including 61 per cent of Tories.
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
UNITE members struck a bitter blow against the Tory pay cap as hundreds of cleaners, porters and security staff walked out in the biggest NHS strike this year.
About 700 Unite members took part in the action at four London hospitals belonging to the Barts NHS Trust yesterday, the first...
Porters and cleaners at four London hospitals launch strike action today
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017