TweetThe new head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, only started his job yesterday, but he is already facing criticism from unions over comments made by him about the role of private healthcare companies in the NHS. In a speech delivered to 300 healthcare professionals in Newcastle yesterday, Stevens praised “the innovation value of new providers” […]
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Jos Bell reports from the Commons on the debate over Section 75 of the Health and Social Care Act.
The government will try and blame the failure of Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust on the NHS. The public won’t buy it.
TweetRobert Francis QC will publish his report tomorrow on the public inquiry into the commissioning, supervisory and regulatory bodies responsible for the failed Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. This will be the fifth review of the systemic failures in the trust between 2005 and 2008. Commencing with the Healthcare Commission’s report and ending with the upcoming […]
Watch Shadow Leader of the House Angela Eagle bring down the house on the last day before Christmas this morning, injecting festive cheer to proceedings.
Jos Bell explains why we must to save Lewisham Hospital from being a victim of the coaltion’s NHS shake-up.
Andrew Lansley yesterday failed to condemn a Tory council leader who said global warming “may not exist” and was dreamt up by “bourgeois left-wing academics”.
Jos Bell looks at the challenges facing new health secretary Jeremy Hunt following his succeeding of the sacked Andrew Lansley in this week’s Cabinet reshuffle.