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:
In normal circumstances, openly calling for the dismantling of the NHS would exclude someone from being put in charge of it. But not in Cameron’s cabinet.
They say you can judge a man by the company he keeps. On this basis, Scrapbook doubts Jeremy Hunt will be looking to promote the photo above — smiling alongside the private health consultant who famously advised a conference organised by a private equity firm how to “take advantage” of the NHS — which would be “shown […]
A Tory looking to be re-elected as MP for a bellwether seat has blamed health secretary Jeremy Hunt for giving him grossly exaggerated figures on the number of staff at his local hospital.
Though clearly rattled, Cameron survived his encounter with Jeremy Paxman without a major gaffe.