Tag Archives: Health

NHSs for all? Why universal health coverage is key to improving health worldwide

The UN is in the motions of pushing for a global incarnation of universal health care and has the potential to rewrite the global framework for poverty.

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UK Statistics Authority: Real terms NHS spending is down under the Tories

The UK Statistics Authority has contradicted Tory claims there has been a real terms rise in NHS spending – spending was lower in 2011-12 than in 2009-10.

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Join the fight to save lives and Save Lewisham hospital

Jos Bell explains why we must to save Lewisham Hospital from being a victim of the coaltion’s NHS shake-up.

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The example of Gloucestershire shows how Tory policies are damaging the NHS

A landmark case in Gloucestershire illustrates how short-sighted government policies have damaged the NHS.

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Survival rates for the rarer cancers continue to trail behind

Statistics released yesterday show an overall increase cancer survival rates over recent years – yet for the rarer cancers, survival rates remain low.

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Boris nowhere to be seen in battle to save London’s A&E units

If NHS bosses go through with their proposals, eight Accident and Emergency departments in London will be closing over the next few years, writes Murad Qureshi.

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The Health and Social Care Act is hindering the aim of engaging patients

The Health and Social Care Act is hindering the coalition’s laudable aim of engaging patients, writes the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society’s Jamie Hewitt.

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Con 2012: What does Jeremy Hunt have in store for the NHS?

Debbie Abrahams MP, PPS to the shadow health secretary Andy Burnham and chair of the PLP health committee, looks at what Jeremy Hunt has in store for the NHS.

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Con 2012: Comment: Out-of-his-depth Hunt’s speech was one of the worst ever made

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s speech to the Conservative Party conference today was one of the worst one ever made by a holder of a major Whitehall department.

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The abortion debate: Where do Salmond and the SNP stand?

Scotland’s health secretary has hinted an independent Scotland should consider reducing the time limit in which women are allowed to have an abortion.

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