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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.
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.
The Royal College of Midwives has called on election candidates to take steps to eliminate a national shortage of midwives should they come into power.
The Green Party has pledged to scrap Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) among key policies on the NHS and wider public services set out in its election manifesto.
A nurse who questioned Scotland’s first minister during a TV election debate over poor pay and the use of foodbanks has seemingly found herself at the centre of a smear campaign.
The prime minister has promised a future Conservative government would introduce a cap on care costs, after her manifesto proposals for the funding of social care sparked a collapse in her party’s poll lead over the weekend.