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Mayday! Croydon hospital on CQC’s staffing danger list

The NHS safe in their hands? So this is how the coalition works: in the General Election the Conservatives promise “no top-down re-organisati...

It’s a scandal that big hospital contracts are being awarded in private

Politicians are keeping us in the dark over how public money is being used by private health providers such as Circle

Aneurin Bevan Health Board fined £70,000 after sending medical report to wrong patient

The Aneurin Bevan Health Board has become the first NHS organisation to be fined for breaching the Data Protection Act.

Pensions U-turn paved way for Suffolk NHS privatisation

Community healthcare employees in Suffolk will keep their NHS pensions when the service is transferred to a private sector company. Talks leading t...

Vassall Councillor attends 'topping out' ceremony at Akerman Health Centre

Vassall Labour Councillor Adrian Garden last week attended the topping out ceremony at the Akerman Health Centre in Patmos Road, Vassall Ward, Lamb...

Bogus doctor fakes DNA to avoid child costs

A man who lied to be a qualified doctor and has been working for the NHS in Lewisham for nearly a decade has been sentenced to 27 months imprisonme...

Warning to Barrow youngsters about legal highs

Police in Barrow have teamed up with the NHS to issue a warning to local youngsters about the side effects of legal highs. The warning comes after ...

Nantwich residents invited to hospital trust meetings

Patients and other members of the public can attend two forthcoming meetings held by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The first is a me...

Caerphilly Council leader appeals for support on colliery names campaign for Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

The Plaid leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council is calling on the public and politicians of all parties to support calls to name wards at the...

Dr Dan slams Ambulance Service

Dr Daniel Poulter, Tory MP for North Ipswich and Central Suffolk, has called for a public inquiry after response times for East of England Ambulanc...

Politicians aren’t qualified to run the NHS

Last night a tweet from Cllr Ross brought our attention to this article by local Tory blogger Gavin Maclure which has raised an interesting issue r...

Call Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr wards after former collieries, say Caerphilly Council leaders

The ruling Plaid-led cabinet on Caerphilly County Borough Council has called on health chiefs to name wards at the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr af...

Caerphilly Council leader condemns Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr critics

Caerphilly Council’s Plaid Cymru leader Councillor Allan Pritchard has condemned Labour councillors for their “scurrilous attacks” on...

New Shrewsbury Health Walks

Two new Walking for Health schemes have just been launched in Shrewsbury to promote an active lifestyle for all ages and abilities.

Builders hand over Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr to Aneurin Bevan Health Board

The £172million Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr has been officially handed over to the Aneurin Bevan Health Board. Building firm BAM Construction has now compl...

Health Secretary claims PFI deal could put Royal London Hospital at risk of closure

The Royal London Hospital in Tower Hamlets is one of 22 NHS Trusts which could face collapse, according to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley’s clai...

Welsh Health Minister’s “vision” for maternity services in Wales

Health Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced plans to reform Wales’ maternity services. The Welsh Government’s “A Strategic Vision ...

NHS Lothian South Edinburgh Public Partnership Forum meetings in Sep & Dec

Do you want to find out more more about health services in Edinburgh?  If you become a member of the South Edinburgh Public Partnership Forum ...

NHS gets the keys to the multi-million pound Tunstall Health Centre this week. Map_icon

The opening of a multi-million pound health centre in Tunstall moved a step closer this week.

Shropshire doctor takes the fight for the NHS back to Lib Dem conference

Local campaigner, Dr Charles West, is taking an emergency motion to the Liberal Democrat Conference in Birmingham this month.

Lucas campaigns against ‘dangerously flawed’ health reforms

Caroline Lucas has backed a campaign opposed to the government’s Health Bill which she describes as having ‘dangerously flawed proposal...

Baycar, bag charge and free prescriptions: The law of unintended consequences

The actions of governments and other authorities always have unintended consequences. Sometimes these are beneficial, but they can often be detrime...

NHS campaigners to deliver petition to local Conservatives

Campaigners protesting against controversial plans to overhaul the NHS gathered 2,500 signatures of support during a weekend of protest at the Gove...

Labour campaign on NHS

Labour joined forces with Suffolk Coalition Against Cuts to campaign in Ipswich Town Centre about Government proposals to disband the Strategic Hea...

Flu can be a killer, so the vulnerable should get protected

Last winter, 232 extra people died in Cumbria than would normally be expected. These people died from a variety of conditions including coronary he...

NHS healthy eating courses in Abertridwr and Blackwood available to families

Children who struggle with weight problems can learn how to live a healthier lifestyle on the F3 (Fun, Food and Fitness) ten-week course. The free ...

Labour to launch ‘Save our NHS’ campaign in Brighton

TweetBrighton and Hove Labour are launching a campaign which they say will raise awareness of the planned NHS changes from the coalition government...

Health services need your help to shape the future

Val Thomas from the Public Health team at NHS Cambridgeshire got in touch with ShapeYourPlace about a new health survey. “We want to know wha...

Hackney consultant joins protest against NHS changes

A human chain thrown around the Homerton Hospital included some of Hackney’s most senior NHS staff who joined patients and others to protest at r...

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