Category list : Andy Burnham
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Andy Burnham's letter to Andrew LansleySubscription
“Taken together, the proposed reforms risk undermining the stability and long-term future of the NHS.”
The government should back down on its white paper reforms in response to “fierce criticism” from professional bodies, the shadow health secretary has said.
Government facing NHS Direct backlashSubscription
The government is facing a backlash over plans to scrap medical helpline NHS Direct.
The government has announced a public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust scandal.
Hospital parking victimises NHS patientsSubscription
NHS patients and their families are the victims of wheel clamping, fines and too-high costs in hospital car parks, according to a report.
Care services minister Phil Hope has lost his Corby seat to the Conservatives.
Health minister Gillian Merron has lost her Lincoln seat to the Conservatives.
Parties clash over health issuesVideoSubscription
The three main political parties all accused each other of “failing the NHS” before last night’s televised debate between the Labour, Tory and Liberal Democrat leaders.
Maternity units turn away two women a daySubscription
The Conservatives have claimed that two women a day were turned away from England’s maternity units last year.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has warned trusts not to use contractual loopholes to pay nurses’ less in response to budget pressures.