Category list : Election 2017
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A theatre nurse and union activist has won a marginal seat in the West Midlands at last week’s general election.
Jeremy Hunt is to remain as health secretary, following a limited post-election cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Teresa May.
Health and social care must be a “greater priority” for the next government, the leader of the Royal College of Nursing has said in the wake of the general election result.
Theresa May might be feeling stressed, uncertain about her future and concerned that she does not have the resources to do a good job this morning. If she is, perhaps she might have a little bit of an insight into how most nurses feel about their jobs every day of the week.
'Why would nurses vote for a government that removes student bursaries, cuts pay and pensions, closes services and reduces numbers?'Subscription
Here we are, just a few hours from our third national vote in two years (four in three if you’re in Scotland). And there are nurses asking, “What’s the point?”
With polling stations opening in less than 24 hours, are you clear on who deserves your vote?
As the UK prepares to take to the polling stations, NT’s politics blogger, Chris Hart, questions how the election results will reflect recent policies and events
Political parties have failed to put forward plausible solutions to the NHS’s workforce crisis in their election campaigning and have come up with proposals that have an “air of unreality”, according to the head of an organisation representing trusts.
Revelations that half of NHS areas are planning to cancel or delay spending because of financial pressures should be a “wake-up call” to politicians before the election, according to a nurse leader.
SNP hints at separate nurse pay arrangementsSubscription
The Scottish National Party is committed to protecting student nurse bursaries and would explore setting up separate pay arrangements for NHS staff in Scotland, if the UK government continued to restrain salaries, the party’s election manifesto has revealed.