Category list : Andy Burnham
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A care worker received a standing ovation at the Labour Party conference this week as she made an impassioned plea for more time to care for her patients.
NHS spends £1.4bn on redundancy pay-offsSubscription
Ministers have been accused of wasting £1.4bn of NHS funding on redundancy pay-offs.
The NHS in England has lost more than 5,000 nurses in just three years, official figures show.
English nursing posts down by 1,000 in a monthSubscription
The number of nursing posts in the health service has declined by almost 1,000 in just one month.
The political fallout from the publication of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report into 14 failing hospital trusts continues, with Labour and the Conservatives seeking to blame each other over the scandal.
The NHS is using an increasing number of zero hour contracts which could lead to “casualisation” of the workforce in the health service, Labour has warned.
The overwhelming majority of staff in the NHS do not believe the coalition government’s reforms have benefited patients.
Regulator to review walk-in centre closuresSubscription
Health officials are to launch a review into the closures of NHS walk-in centres.
The NHS has missed its national accident and emergency target every week for six months, Labour has warned.
Government ministers and the NHS ignored warnings about persistently high death rates in hospitals which could have claimed the lives of up to 20,000 patients, a top health adviser has said.