Nhs Funding

The Next Five Years of Change in the NHS Are Crucial to Its Survival

Michelle Mitchell | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK
Michelle Mitchell

The NHS was established in 1948. Today it faces its biggest challenge since its inception. A failure to radically reform how we deliver new models of care across the NHS over the next five years could lead to a serious threat to this much-loved public service remaining universal and free at the point of need.

The Scandal of NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

There is an area of health care that the general public in England does not know much about and that our politicians would prefer to keep that way. Its only when you have a relative with a serious long term health condition that you discover the complex, unfair and inhumane system that you have to go through to get NHS funding for the care your loved one needs.

The Costa Caviar?

Jim Sherifi | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jim Sherifi

So there I sat spooning syllabub listlessly into my mouth whilst some conker-coloured convict was gently haranguing me about the qualities of the marvellous Spanish health system and how the NHS could learn a thing or two from our continental neighbours when my thoughts began to drift to a consultation I had had earlier that day.

Securing the Future of Social Care

Sue Brown | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK
Sue Brown

Provision of social care in this country has been inadequate for a long time. Funding has been cut back to the bare bone and many older and disabled people are left struggling to cope.

Is a Minister for Older People the Answer to Neglect, Loneliness and Poor Care?

Stephen Burke | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics
Stephen Burke

Making life better for older people would benefit people of all ages for generations to come. Will the government rise to the challenge of our ageing population and appoint a Minister for Older People?

NHS Charges Would Be the Thin End of the Wedge

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

Charging people £10 a month would breach the fundamental principle of equity on which the NHS is based. £10 per month may not be much for some people but it is a lot for people on low incomes, on top of all the other rising living charges they face.

Cameron To Inject £140m Into NHS

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron will reaffirm his commitment to the NHS today with the announcement of £140 million in funding to ease the burden of red tape on nurses...

Cameron Pledges Huge NHS Funding Boost, Saving 'Thousands Of Lives'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Hundreds of millions will be spent on "state of the art" NHS equipment and buildings, the Prime Minister has announced. David Cameron pledged more ...

'£60,000 A Day' Of NHS Funding Lost In Translation

Press Association | PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

The NHS spends £60,000 a day on translation and interpretation services, according to a report. Research by think-tank 2020Health showed NHS trust...

NHS Funds Moved To Richer Areas, Labour Says

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 29.09.2011 | UK Politics

Labour is accusing the government of moving NHS spending in England away from poorer areas towards richer parts of the country. ...