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Monday 09 September 2013
The cleanest money in British politics is the subscriptions that trade unions collect from their members and pass to the Labour party, the TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady claims.
Saturday 24 August 2013
The brilliant chaos of a frenzied mind
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The NHS has lost more than 5,000 nurses in just three years, official figures show. Data for May this year reveals that there were 348,311 qualified staff working in nursing, midwifery and health visiting, down 5,601 on the figure of 353,912 in May 2010.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Bequest from 90-year-old woman was for national use, not party use, the wording of will suggests
Tuesday 06 August 2013
New report on patient safety likely to increase pressure on Health Secretary over cuts
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Thousands more nursing posts have been cut since the research uncovered under-staffed wards
Monday 29 July 2013
Four police officers could face criminal charges over the death of a mentally ill church caretaker who was restrained when he was arrested following a disturbance in the street, The Independent has learned.
Monday 22 July 2013
Janice Harry tells hearing that the word 'nursing' in her job title was 'misleading'
Friday 19 July 2013
Bruce Holland died during a contest which took place in a local pub in north Queensland on Wednesday
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Tory strategist’s links to cigarette giant pile pressure on PM after tobacco policy U-turn
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Of the 14 trusts investigated by Sir Bruce Keogh’s team, all but Colchester, Dudley and Blackpool are now under special measures. However, the report outlined specific failings at all 14 trusts.
Friday 12 July 2013
The construction company Kier is to build a new £115m high-security home for notorious murderers including the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe.
Cavendish Review: Healthcare assistants are performing the same tasks as nurses and even doctors without standardised training
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Review calls for standardised training for healthcare assistants
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Announcement follows row over choice of Sir Winston Churchill to appear on £5 notes in place of one of only two women selected since historical figures were introduced in 1970
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Group Captain brought case after being passed over for promotion in 2011 in favour of male doctor
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