Category list : Andy Burnham
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White paper ‘underestimates nurses’Subscription
Nurses’ lack of visibility in the health white paper will create “real problems”, Royal College of Nursing chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter has predicted.
Health unions, regulators and other nursing organisations have largely welcomed the publication of safe staffing advice for nursing care on adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals.
Union welcomes Burnham pledge on public healthSubscription
The union Unite has welcomed health secretary Andy Burnham’s pledge to focus on public health.
Unions have expressed anger following health secretary Andy Burnham’s decision to ignore a pay review body recommendation on pharmacists’ pay.
One of the largest hospital trusts in England has developed a new electronic tracking system which can detect with up-to-the-minute accuracy when male and female patients have been mixed in wards or bays.
Tory NHS would be 'biggest quango in the world'Subscription
Andy Burnham has criticised Conservative plans for the NHS if they won the next general election by saying the health service would become the ‘biggest quango in the world’.
Tories to pledge maternity supportSubscription
Funding for innovative new NHS maternity services are to be proposed by the Conservatives in recognition of the additional pressures that higher birth rates have created.
The NHS must stop 'trying to do everything'Subscription
The NHS needs to clarify its role in public policy and stop ‘trying to do everything’, according to Kings Fund chief executive Niall Dickson.
Doctors’ skills should be checked as often as airline pilots’ to ensure they can perform under pressure as well as Captain Chesley Sullenberger, health secretary Andy Burnham said today.
The World Health Organisation has challenged Government claims that a swine flu vaccine will be available to the public by next month.