Measure was one of the key recommendations of a report into the fallout from the Mid Staffordshire scandal
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Health minister Anna Soubry criticised for suggesting female doctors who work part-time after having children are a drain on NHS
Wednesday 05 June 2013
British Medical Association condemns 'very outdated view of women'
Thursday 16 May 2013
A report by the UN children’s fund has found that Britain's children are worse off overall than in many other industrialised countries
Monday 08 April 2013
Only 19 per cent of GPs said that they would continue to be in the profession beyond the age of 64
Friday 29 March 2013
Regional pilots of the scheme have reported big problems
Government ignored warnings on hospital death rates that could have saved 20,000 lives, says top health adviser
Saturday 16 March 2013
Government ministers and the NHS ignored warnings about persistently high death rates in hospitals which could have claimed the lives of up to 20,000 patients, a top health adviser has said.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Smoking should be banned in cars carrying children on “child-welfare” grounds, the Public Health minister Anna Soubry has claimed.
Friday 22 February 2013
Hospital care will suffer if hospitals are forced to stay open at weekends for routine treatment, the leader of Britain's consultants warns today.
Sunday 18 November 2012
A group of leading medical bodies has called on the Government to set a minimum alcohol price of 50p per unit to tackle “head on” the problems caused by cheap drink and protect the next generation.
New Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tears up plans to force NHS to meet specific patient satisfaction targets
Tuesday 13 November 2012
By the standards of your typical Government document it is mercifully short in length and remarkably free of jargon.
Friday 09 November 2012
Complaints to the NHS about the failure of doctors, nurses or managers to admit mistakes or apologise when things go wrong have leapt by 50 per cent in a year. Almost four out of five were upheld.
Monday 15 October 2012
Instead of an outright ban on activities deemed "undesirable" - like getting off your head on booze - the state is trying to render them socially inacceptable
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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