Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, is a damned good place to be if you are ill. It is a good hospital. Its reputation remains unsullied and world wide. Yet now the CQC, the government’s health quality “watch-dog” […]
The NHS is broken and no longer needs fixing. Now, what many have been waiting for, the Tory press is proclaiming it needs replacing. According to the Daily Telegraph, that is.
Nearly a third of clinical commissioning groups – the CCGs who hold NHS budgets – have implemented or are considering restrictions to services this year.
More than one in 10 GP roles in England are vacant, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has revealed, making government plans for 7-day general practice ‘unrealistic’.
[For immediate release 4 August 2015] Monitor’s instruction to NHS Foundation trusts to fill NHS vacancies ‘only where necessary’ because of ‘unaffordable’ financial plans [http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/04/nhs-told-to-fill-vacancies-only-where-essential-due-to-looming-funding-crisis] is as flawed as it is dangerous – and will […]
Embargoed until 0:01 Wednesday 1 July Parliament will be handed a further chance to save the NHS from massive break-up and eventual collapse tomorrow (Wednesday 1 July) as the NHS Bill is laid before it […]
Immediate release – 29 June Keep Our NHS Public is calling for its members and supporters to demonstrate outside a major national exhibition which reinforces the privatising of the NHS while claiming to be about […]
Immediate release – 20 May 2015 The latest declaration by David Cameron to make the NHS ‘7-day working’ appears attractive but is superficial and deeply flawed. It threatens to wreck staff morale in promising to […]