Posts Tagged ‘General Election’

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...

Sustainability needed for the NHS as General Election places it centre stage

The NHS is set to become a key election issue following the announcement of a General Election in six weeks time. Although the election on 8 June will b...

Hunt’s challenges as re-appointed minister

PM David Cameron has re-appointed Jeremy Hunt as health secretary in the Conservative Party’s new cabinet. Hunt, who replaced Andrew Lansley after the d...

Tory and Labour election pledges at-a-glance

Conservative Party NHS Reform Implement the NHS five year forward view in full, providing the extra funding that it calls for alongside the efficiency ...

Why do politicians think patients know best?

You won't have noticed, but I failed to deliver a contribution last month, and so you'd think I'd be bursting with stuff to get off my chest by now. But n...

“Overhaul unscheduled care for children”

Paediatricians are warning that unless there is an overhaul of unscheduled care services, there is a risk that growing demand will result in poorer outcome...