NHS

NHS should explore four-day work week to ease staffing crisis, says top doctor
NHS

NHS should explore four-day work week to ease staffing crisis, says top doctor

If the NHS “doesn’t embrace a four-day working week, the labour shortages will become even worse”, warns Professor John Ashton.

Climate change is increasing hospital admissions in England
Climate crisis

Climate change is increasing hospital admissions in England

New ONS figures show warmer weather is already impacting the NHS. Experts have previously warned the health service is unprepared for climate change.

‘Entirely predictable’ NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog
NHS

‘Entirely predictable’ NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog

Addressing NHS staff shortages is the single most important thing the government must do to address the record 5.8 million patient backlog, say MPs.

5 new laws for 2022 – and what they mean for your rights
New laws

5 new laws for 2022 – and what they mean for your rights

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in ‘busiest week’ of the year
NHS staffing crisis

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in ‘busiest week’ of the year

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Adam Boulton on why we can be cautiously optimistic for 2022
Adam Boulton

Adam Boulton on why we can be cautiously optimistic for 2022

ADHD waiting times ‘crisis’ as patients face seven-year wait for NHS diagnosis
ADHD

ADHD waiting times ‘crisis’ as patients face seven-year wait for NHS diagnosis

Why students in the UK are struggling to book their Covid vaccine
Covid

Why students in the UK are struggling to book their Covid vaccine

We’re bringing back clapping for the NHS – but this time we’ll be Clapping For Action
Julia Patterson

We’re bringing back clapping for the NHS – but this time we’ll be Clapping For Action

Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late
John Puntis

Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis
Maternity crisis

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation
NHS

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation

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World AIDS Day: 5 myths people need to unlearn
health

World AIDS Day: 5 myths people need to unlearn

‘If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back’: Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD
ADHD

‘If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back’: Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis
Employment

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis

Health and care bill: What threat does it pose to the NHS?
NHS

Health and care bill: What threat does it pose to the NHS?

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?
social care

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’
NHS

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’

Patients are waiting in ambulances outside A&E for 14 hours with demand at ‘highest ever level’
Social Justice

Patients are waiting in ambulances outside A&E for 14 hours with demand at ‘highest ever level’

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Virtual healthcare is discriminatory and breaches Equality Act, say charities
Social Justice

Virtual healthcare is discriminatory and breaches Equality Act, say charities

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

Exclusive: The government is asking paramedics to become HGV drivers
News

Exclusive: The government is asking paramedics to become HGV drivers

National insurance hike will leave NHS workers funding their own pay rise
Employment

National insurance hike will leave NHS workers funding their own pay rise

NHS and the Tories: A decade of pay disputes
Politics

NHS and the Tories: A decade of pay disputes

Nurses’ pay cut by £6,000 since Tories came to power
Employment

Nurses’ pay cut by £6,000 since Tories came to power

UK pays nurses less than France, Ireland, US and more
News

UK pays nurses less than France, Ireland, US and more

Adam Kay has a simple Christmas request of politicians to save the NHS
Health

Adam Kay has a simple Christmas request of politicians to save the NHS

NHS England needs an extra £900m a year to save services from staffing crisis
News

NHS England needs an extra £900m a year to save services from staffing crisis

Travellers and homeless people are wrongfully denied GP appointments
News

Travellers and homeless people are wrongfully denied GP appointments

John Bird: We can’t let poverty undermine the NHS
Opinion

John Bird: We can’t let poverty undermine the NHS

Prescription drug dependency timebomb – government probe ordered
News

Prescription drug dependency timebomb – government probe ordered