Posts Tagged ‘Labour’

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...

Labour to cap private profits firms make in NHS

Labour would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS in England, Ed Miliband has said as he launched the party's election campaign. ...

Labour’s plan to better integrate health and care

The Labour Party has unveiled its 10-year plan for the NHS saying that while there would be no top-down, major reorganisations, they will develop a more in...

Another top-down rejig would be disastrous

The Royal College of GPs has grave concerns about Andy Burnham’s proposals to create hospital-led integrated care organisations. His plans could destroy...

Make hospital trusts integrated care organisations

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said the Labour Party would address the "ever-increasing hospitalisation" of older people by transforming all hospital...

Reaction to Miliband: “We need a meaningful plan”

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the BMA's GP Committee "GPs care immensely about our patients, and feel dismayed by the constraints impacting on services and ...

Labour: New funds to recruit more professionals

A Labour government would create a truly world-class 21st century health and care service claimed leader Ed Miliband as he addressed the party faithful at ...

Labour in dilemma over future NHS funding

Labour is engaged in a critical debate ahead of its annual conference over the future of the NHS. It hinges on whether the party should make an election c...

“Labour is right to focus on GP access”

Labour is right to focus on the role primary care can play in an improved health service. Our 2015 Challenge calls for better use of the wider primary care...

Hospitals are operating without enough staff

The CQC has concerns with a rising number of hospitals in England. Here is the Labour Party response: “This provides indisputable proof that the NHS is...

No evidence of radical NHS re-think by politicians

Political conference season plods on its weary way with occasional bursts of entertainment such as UKIP’s “slutgate” story, while the Lib Dem confere...