Labour Party set to send “NHS birthday card” to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt

The Labour Party are calling on people to sign a birthday card for the NHS, to be sent to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt. The e-card calls on Hunt to stop cuts and closures, end the pay cap and give … Continue reading Labour Party set to send “NHS birthday card” to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt and Justine Greening tell PM to ease austerity as May’s popularity plummeting

Jeremy Hunt and Justine Greening have lobbied for an “easing of austerity”, reports the Guardian. They argue that “public services would be in growing peril without an urgent loosening of the purse strings.” Government sources made it clear that Hunt … Continue reading Jeremy Hunt and Justine Greening tell PM to ease austerity as May’s popularity plummeting

Private contractors lose half a million NHS letters, potentially causing harm to over 1,700 patients

A private firm contracted by the NHS has lost almost 709,000 pieces of medical correspondence, including patient records and cancer test results. The NHS Shared Business Service were paid tens of millions of pounds from the taxpayer to carry out … Continue reading Private contractors lose half a million NHS letters, potentially causing harm to over 1,700 patients

The ministers responsible for social care were only told about ‘dementia tax’ the day before it went into the manifesto

Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt, the ministers responsible for health and social care, were only informed about the ‘dementia tax’ policy being added to the manifesto twenty-four hours before its publication. The policy was drawn up in the Cabinet Office … Continue reading The ministers responsible for social care were only told about ‘dementia tax’ the day before it went into the manifesto