Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
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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
Thursday 11 October 2012
The Government has “no plans” to review the abortion laws, health minister Earl Howe insisted today.
Monday 01 October 2012
Psychotherapists have been told by their biggest professional body that it is unethical for them to try to “convert” people from being gay to straight.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
The health benefits of circumcising baby boys outweigh the risks associated with the procedure, according to leading paediatricians.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Doctors have suspended plans for more strikes over pension reforms but have said they will not rule out further industrial action in future.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
The Health Secretary has reopened talks with doctors following their industrial action over the Government's controversial pension reforms.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Doctors have escalated their dispute with the Government over pension reforms by calling for more industrial action.
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