Vote Leave campaigners aren’t quite telling the truth about the supposed lack of checks on EU doctors’ English skills.
Rejoice! Health secretary Jeremy Hunt told Radio 4’s Today programme this morning that this was “likely to be [his] last big job in politics”.
Doctors are being told that Saturdays are part of the normal working week so the Government can avoid paying them extra to do so. So why can’t MPs also do the same for the same money?
The ‘mass privatisation’ of NHS cancer services in Staffordshire has been suspended after worries it would be financially unsustainable.
Yesterday at PMQs Cameron boasted that his government has a “stronger record” than any other on tackling the problem of female genital mutilation (FGM):
With Jeremy Hunt embroiled in a bitter struggle with junior doctors over a new contract — ostensibly part of his plans for a so-called ‘seven-day NHS’ — the Daily Telegraph has been slammed for suggesting that patients with suspected fractures can’t get X-rays at NHS hospitals on a Sunday.
With 98% of junior doctors voting for strike action in their dispute with the government over a new contract, the campaign group ‘Patient Concern’ is first out the traps to criticise the move:
UKIP’s only MP Douglas Carswell has today suggested getting rid of GPs:
Oops! Looks like Cameron’s made a big miscalculation with his so-called flagship idea to offer primary care and make GP practices open over seven days of the week.
After the Quality Care Commission released its annual report on healthcare today, the front page of the Daily Mail screamed its usual attacks on the NHS: