With the rising numbers of elderly people placing some strain on the NHS, perhaps we need a new approach, says RUTH HUNT
Friday 30th Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
AUSTRALIAN Labour Party leader Bill Shorten accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday of aiming to scrap publicly-funded healthcare.
Speaking at the launch of Labour’s campaign for the July 2 general election, Mr Shorten said the Liberal government had plans to privatise...
Monday 20th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
JEREMY HUNT’S claims that a higher mortality rate for patients admitted to hospital at weekends is the result of a lower staffing levels are a “major oversimplification” of a complex issue, yet more experts said yesterday.
The Tory Health Secretary has used the...
Wednesday 11th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CLAIMS that patients are more likely to die in hospitals at the weekend than during the week are based on flawed data, academics argued yesterday.
The so-called “weekend effect” has been one of the loudly proclaimed reasons behind the government’s unfunded push for...
Tuesday 10th May 2016
BRITISH doctors and nurses will stand in solidarity with Syrian health workers today after Aleppo’s last paediatrician was killed by an air strike last week.
Physicians, human rights campaigners, charity workers and reporters will march to Trafalgar Square with Syrian activists...
Saturday 7th May 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
From Aids to Ebola, Cuba has made tremendous strides forward in 2015, writes OLLIE HOPKINS
Tuesday 29th Dec 2015
Government's pay freeze is driving away full-time workers, report says
Friday 11th Sep 2015
Corbyn wouldn’t have OK’d drone
WAR: Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn questioned yesterday the point of the military action that killed Welsh Islamic State (Isis) terrorist Reyaad Khan in Syria.
He said he would not have...
NEW ZEALAND trade unions warned yesterday that a secretive trade deal would raise healthcare costs for workers.
Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership have hit crunch point, with extended talks in Hawaii scheduled for the end of the month.
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
George Osborne’s proposals for a separate financing of the NHS in Greater Manchester need far-reaching scrutiny, writes Anna Rose
Thursday 5th Mar 2015