Posts Tagged ‘Labour’

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...

Dobbo warned Blair against targets and competition

A former Labour Cabinet Minister broke ranks last night and disowned Tony Blair’s government for the ‘reckless’ NHS shake-up blamed for the Mid-Staff...

“Merger of health and social care budgets vital”

Labour has proposed the merger of health and social care budgets to stop patients "falling through the cracks". Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham outl...

Labour would repeal Health Act in government

The shadow health secretary has vowed to scrap the Health and Social Care Act and reverse the "rapid privatisation" of NHS hospitals in England if Labour w...

Ed Miliband’s thoughts on the future of the NHS

The Labour leader said that if he was in government he would repeal the Health and Social Care Act - but he hinted that some of the reforms might be retain...

John Healey steps down as shadow health secretary

John Healey has stepped down as shadow health secretary prompting speculation that former health secretary Alan Johnson or Andy Burnham could now take over...

John Healey named as shadow health secretary

MP John Healey has been named as Labour's new shadow health secretary. The former housing minister replaces Andy Burnham, who was named education secretar...