NHS

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis
Maternity crisis

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis

For every 30 midwives who train in the UK, 29 leave the profession. We spoke with five midwives to learn more about why they think their line of work is facing a staffing shortage.

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation
NHS

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation

Founder of campaign group EveryDoctor, Dr Julia Patterson has devoted her career to defending the NHS from attack. Up next? The real threat of privatisation.

#PostYourPill: The trend aiming to destigmatise mental health medication
Mental health

#PostYourPill: The trend aiming to destigmatise mental health medication

Love Island star Dr. Alex George has sparked a social media trend. Here’s why.

World AIDS Day: 5 myths people need to unlearn
health

World AIDS Day: 5 myths people need to unlearn

‘If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back’: Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD
ADHD

‘If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back’: Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD

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MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis
Employment

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis

Health and care bill: What threat does it pose to the NHS?
NHS

Health and care bill: What threat does it pose to the NHS?

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?
social care

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’
NHS

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’

Patients are waiting in ambulances outside A&E for 14 hours with demand at ‘highest ever level’
Social Justice

Patients are waiting in ambulances outside A&E for 14 hours with demand at ‘highest ever level’

Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren’t learnt from Covid health inequalities
Social Justice

Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren’t learnt from Covid health inequalities

Virtual healthcare is discriminatory and breaches Equality Act, say charities
Social Justice

Virtual healthcare is discriminatory and breaches Equality Act, say charities

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Exclusive: The government is asking paramedics to become HGV drivers
News

Exclusive: The government is asking paramedics to become HGV drivers

National insurance hike will leave NHS workers funding their own pay rise
Employment

National insurance hike will leave NHS workers funding their own pay rise

NHS and the Tories: A decade of pay disputes
Politics

NHS and the Tories: A decade of pay disputes

Nurses’ pay cut by £6,000 since Tories came to power
Employment

Nurses’ pay cut by £6,000 since Tories came to power

UK pays nurses less than France, Ireland, US and more
News

UK pays nurses less than France, Ireland, US and more

Adam Kay has a simple Christmas request of politicians to save the NHS
Health

Adam Kay has a simple Christmas request of politicians to save the NHS

NHS England needs an extra £900m a year to save services from staffing crisis
News

NHS England needs an extra £900m a year to save services from staffing crisis

Travellers and homeless people are wrongfully denied GP appointments
News

Travellers and homeless people are wrongfully denied GP appointments

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Prescription drug dependency timebomb – government probe ordered
News

Prescription drug dependency timebomb – government probe ordered

‘No nurse wants to see elderly patients left on trolleys in corridors’
Opinion

‘No nurse wants to see elderly patients left on trolleys in corridors’

John Bird: “Why do we have a ‘National let us get back to Health Service’?”
News

John Bird: “Why do we have a ‘National let us get back to Health Service’?”

Fair pay. It’s a matter of life and death
Opinion

Fair pay. It’s a matter of life and death

Dr Stuart Flanagan: Challenge my diagnosis. But don’t scorn expertise
Opinion

Dr Stuart Flanagan: Challenge my diagnosis. But don’t scorn expertise

‘The UK’s spending on the NHS is one of the lowest in the developed world’
Opinion

‘The UK’s spending on the NHS is one of the lowest in the developed world’

Health Minister Lord O’Shaughnessy Backs Lord Bird’s NHS Agenda
News

Health Minister Lord O’Shaughnessy Backs Lord Bird’s NHS Agenda

How to fix the NHS: Your ideas
Opinion

How to fix the NHS: Your ideas

Harry Hill: “Listen to the doctors and nurses”
TV

Harry Hill: “Listen to the doctors and nurses”

Lord Nigel Crisp: How to rebuild the NHS
Opinion

Lord Nigel Crisp: How to rebuild the NHS

Damian Barr: NHS England are risking lives with their anti-PrEP attitude
Opinion

Damian Barr: NHS England are risking lives with their anti-PrEP attitude

Professor Robert Winston: “IVF treatment is massively overcharged”
TV

Professor Robert Winston: “IVF treatment is massively overcharged”

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