Posts Tagged ‘General Election’

New government must work cooperatively to address crisis in NHS

On a day where figures show that more patients are waiting longer for treatment, it is clear that the next government must make the NHS a priority and that...

Government loses health ministers in difficult General Election night for Conservatives

Two Conservative Health Ministers lost their seats last night in a turbulent General Election for the government. Whilst winning the largest share of th...

The General Election: what are the differences on the NHS between the political parties?

As the nation is about to head to the polls in the General Election, you will be wondering what are the differences between the main political parties on t...

General Election: difficult to compare the political parties’ NHS funding promises

You might think that comparing the parties’ offers on the funding of the NHS would be a straightforward job. Surely nothing more than a little arithmetic...

‘Winter pressures’ affect NHS all-year-round and next government must act

NHS patients endured one of the worst winters on record, with year-round crisis set to become the norm. A BMA analysis suggests that last winter was one...

Health experts’ reaction to the Tory manifesto pledges on NHS and social care

Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust “We welcome this manifesto’s commitment to the principles of a comprehensive National Health Service....

Tory manifesto pledges on NHS funding criticised for inadequacy

The Tory manifesto pledge to increase NHS spending each year to £8bn a year extra by 2022 has been labelled inadequate by health experts. The Nuffield ...

Doctor calls for support to unseat Jeremy Hunt in the General Election and save the NHS

Labour and Liberal Democrat activists have united with the Green Party with the aim of unseating Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the General Election. H...

Labour promises additional £37bn for NHS in England and improved IT systems

Labour says it will spend an extra £37bn on the NHS in England over the next five years if it wins power. The investment, including £10bn on upgrading...

Politicians must not forget NHS as Brexit takes centre stage in general election

Reaction to the Health Foundation’s warning that waiting times for many NHS urgent and emergency services in England are the worst for five years:  ...

Political parties must propose credible policies on sustainable funding and integrated care

Sustainable funding and greater integration of care have been highlighted as key challenges for the political parties’ manifestos ahead of the General El...