‘At some point negotiations have to end’, says health committee chair
We spoke to the Conservative MP Steve Brine, who chairs the Health and Social Care Committee.
NHS strikes: unprecedented action by consultants and junior doctors in England
Now this year has been marked by repeated strike action across the UK: today it was England’s NHS consultants walking out again.
The ‘catastrophic’ impact of Ugandans leaving to work in NHS
But three quarters of a century into its existence, the NHS seems to need ever more doctors and nurses to keep it going.
Why is the NHS performing worse than similar other health systems?
We spoke to Siva Anandaciva, chief analyst and author of the King’s Fund report, and began by asking him whether he thought the main reason for poor health outcomes was down to a lack of investment.
NHS performing ‘substantially less well’ than health systems in similar countries, study finds.
The NHS is performing substantially less well than health systems in similar countries, according to a detailed study from the influential think tank, The King’s Fund.
Artificial Intelligence and the NHS
Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?
Social care funding to rise
Ministers are looking at allowing increases in council tax to pay for social care. The move comes amid warnings that the system is facing a crisis, with hundreds of care homes on the brink of financial ruin.