Concerns have also been raised that the scanning services contract gives Alliance Medical too much control of the market.
“You can either shut down and try your best to get on with it, or try to fight it,” Dr John Lamport told BuzzFeed News.
The Hollywood actor returned to the birthplace of NHS founder Aneurin Bevan on St David’s Day to warn that another Conservative government could result in further privatisation of the health service.
The NHS has a budget of well over £100 billion a year. But treatment is expensive and hospitals around the country are having to make some pretty tough decisions. Just how much does it cost to keep us healthy?
The NHS is getting sassy with its #BehindTheHeadlines campaign.
Private company Alliance Medical beat an NHS bid to win a contract to provide cancer scan services across the North West of England. Conservative MP Malcolm Rifkind sits on the board of the private bidder.
Two campaigns running simultaneously: one for McDonald’s and one for NHS SmokeFree. What could possibly go wrong?
Matthew Richardson, UKIP’s party secretary, was recorded saying the health service is at the heart of Britain’s “Reichstag bunker of socialism”.
The papers are reporting an “A&E crisis” in Britain’s hospital wings. But what do doctors say?
The veteran Labour MP lashed out at UKIP’s immigration policy, saying foreign workers keep the NHS working. “I have a United Nations heart bypass,” Skinner said.
Trade union members have taken to the streets to ask for higher pay for public sector workers.
Please never go away, NHS.
He even made some members of the audience well up.
After taking her son to a London hospital while on holiday, Dr Jen Gunter says there were no “Dementor-staffed death panels, Saxon-age medical equipment, and incompetent care”. Just high-quality treatment free at the point of use.
Regulators confirm they are investigating allegations after MP notifies ministers.
Ed Miliband’s party want you to believe that only they can be trusted on the NHS. Which is where this digital campaigning comes in.
Norman Lamb reckons control of the NHS must be devolved from the government to workers.
According to a new study, The NHS is the best healthcare in the world.
Courtesy of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
Does health tourism cost us £2billion a year? Spoiler: no.