Labour criticises Tory cuts to health services

The Conservatives have cut health and education spending by £37.3 billion since 2010, according to new research unveiled by the Labour Party.

Tax increase should pay for health and social care, says poll

There is increasing public support for paying more tax to maintain and improve health and social care.

Wrong diagnosis costs NHS £583m in compensation

Hospitals have paid £583 million in compensation to patients in the past three years after doctors failed to diagnose correctly.

Different record-keeping systems risking safety

NHS trusts are using at least 21 different electronic medical record systems which are unable to effectively share information.

Winter vomiting bug closes 1,000 hospital beds

Hospitals in England have been forced to close more than 1,100 hospital beds over the last week due to norovirus.

Social care crisis costing £587m due to bed blocking

Age UK has claimed that lack of social care will have led to 2.5 million lost bed days in the NHS over the 917 days between the elections.

Young seeking mental health support waiting hours

Thousands of young people undergoing a mental health crisis are having to wait more than four hours for A&E care.

Rapid infection control procedures are taking place, including contacting people who might have been in close contact with the individual to provide information and health advice.

The Welsh Government is investing an extra £4.7m to redevelop and expand the All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Centre at University Hospital Llandough.

Pharmacy service could save NHS £651 million

Researchers have evaluated a service delivered by pharmacists since 2011 and calculated that it will save the NHS approximately £651 million.

Extra beds created by 52 per cent of UK hospitals

52 per cent of UK hospitals have already created extra bed capacity to help them prepare for the imminent surge in winter demand.

Women facing widespread barriers to essential services

A new survey of over 3,000 women in the UK shows that many are struggling to access basic healthcare services.

Corbyn demands PM remove NHS from Trump talks

Jeremy Corbyn has written to the Prime Minister demanding that the NHS is taken off the table in trade talks with the US.

1.5 million patients have been delayed in ambulances

Labour research shows that almost 1.5 million patients have been delayed in the back of ambulances in the past three years.

NHS figures show ‘decline in GP services’

Labour has highlighted NHS figures which it claims show a decline of GP services under the Conservatives.

Obesity services deemed a patient postcode lottery

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have highlighted the inconsistencies in NHS weight management programmes across the UK.

Health visitors in England 'fall by a third'

New analysis of NHS data has revealed that the number of health visitors in England has slumped by about a third over the last four years.

Labour pledges full PrEP roll out in 2020

Labour plans for a total roll out of PrEP treatment in England in 2020 and full funding of sexual health services across the UK.


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