Stephen Hawking to take Hunt to court over NHS

January 31, 2018 admin 0

A group of campaigners, including Prof Stephen Hawking, has been given permission to challenge a government health policy in the High Court. They will pursue […]

What doctors, nurses and patients think about the NHS

January 15, 2018 admin 0

The NHS has been under the spotlight even more than usual over the Christmas period, with hospitals described as unsafe and overcrowded. Doctors say patients […]

NHS in England told to reveal avoidable deaths data

December 15, 2017 admin 0

The NHS in England is to become the first healthcare system in the world to publish figures on avoidable patient deaths, the health secretary has […]

NHS chiefs leave posts vacant in order to save cash, MSPs are told

November 17, 2017 admin 0

NHS bosses are deliberately avoiding filling vacant positions for up to a year in a bid to make savings, MSPs have been told. The public […]

Disabled boy set for £18m NHS compensation

November 15, 2017 admin 0

The boy suffered a rare form of brain damage after being born at Birmingham Women’s Hospital A boy left severely disabled after midwives failed to […]

Severely disabled boy to receive £10.5m compensation from NHS

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Lawyers said he was starved of oxygen when his delivery was delayed at Great Western Hospital in Wiltshire. Photo: Barry Bachelor/PA Archive A boy left […]

‘Radical changes’ needed to £1bn stroke care

October 31, 2017 admin 0

About 66,000 people in Wales live with the effects of stroke Caring for people who have suffered from stroke is costing Wales £1bn annually, according […]

Rising numbers of NHS hospitals charging disabled patients to park

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Rising numbers of NHS hospitals are charging disabled patients and visitors for parking, official figures show. The statistics reveal that 139 hospital sites insist on […]

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust back in special measures

October 13, 2017 admin 0

A mental health trust has been put back in special measures after its board “failed” to address serious concerns raised since 2014, a report says. […]