Health Secretary Andrew Lansley

Pensioners To Borrow From Local Authorities To Pay For Residential Care

PA | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK

Pensioners moving into residential care will be given state loans so they do not have to sell their property immediately, under plans being unveiled o...

Andrew Lansley Urged To Resign By BMA

PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

Doctors have called for Andrew Lansley to resign, saying they have "no confidence" in the Health Secretary. Medics went head to head with Lansley l...

'Step Back' From Strike, Burnham Tells Doctors

Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics

The government should hold last-minute negotiations with doctors planning to strike on Thursday, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said. He adde...

Lansley Playing 'Dumb Politics' With NHS Reforms Veto

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

The health secretary Andrew Lansley has been accused of playing "dumb politics" and trying to "bury bad news" for vetoing the publication of a confide...

UK Abortion Law Needs an Urgent Re-Think Before We Turn Into America

Ruth Whippman | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics
Ruth Whippman

A woman's right to choose whether or not to have a child is preserved by nothing more stringent than a gentleman's agreement. The problem with gentlemen's agreements is that they don't necessarily serve women. It's time for an urgent change in the law.

NHS Staff Must 'Change How They Use Their Time', Says NHS Future Forum

PA | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Doctors and nurses must "change how they use their time" so they can take every opportunity to talk to patients about issues such as smoking and obesi...