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Tory health committee chair defends NHS chief in funding row with PM

Tory health committee chair defends NHS chief in funding row with PM

The Conservative chair of the health select committee has defended the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, in his dispute with Theresa May over health service funding. Dr Sarah Wollaston said she agreed with Stevens’ contradiction of May’s claim

Sunday, 12:49 in Health
 
Corbyn says he relishes byelections as chance to challenge government

Corbyn says he relishes byelections as chance to challenge government

A combative Jeremy Corbyn has said he welcomes the tough byelections triggered by the resignations of two Labour MPs as an opportunity to challenge the government. Tristram Hunt, a fierce critic of Corbyn’s leadership, announced on Friday that he was ste

Sunday, 11:20 in Health
 
Star turn: tricks of the brain on seeing the night sky

Star turn: tricks of the brain on seeing the night sky

The nights may be getting shorter, but it’s still the perfect time of year for a spot of star gazing. The neurobiology of low light vision suggests this isn’t a pastime to be rushed – be patient. Stepping outside for a couple of minutes isn’t enough. The

Sunday, 09:48 in Health
 
May’s inconvenient truth: the NHS cannot carry on as it is

May’s inconvenient truth: the NHS cannot carry on as it is

Jim Callaghan may not have actually said “Crisis? What crisis?” in 1979, but the then prime minister’s words have gone down in history as the clearest example of a politician not in touch with the severity of the issues facing the country. Last week has

Saturday, 22:31 in Health
 
NHS in crisis as cancer operations cancelled due to lack of beds

NHS in crisis as cancer operations cancelled due to lack of beds

Patients with cancer are having their operations cancelled by hospitals with increasing regularity as the NHS winter crisis deepens, the Observer can reveal. In an alarming escalation, the previously unthinkable step of calling off cancer surgery has bec

Saturday, 22:16 in Health
 
Jeremy Corbyn decries 'social care crisis made in Downing Street'

Jeremy Corbyn decries 'social care crisis made in Downing Street'

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to take failing care homes into public ownership under a Labour government in a major speech slamming the Tories for “spectacularly” failing to spread Britain’s wealth evenly. The Labour leader attacked what he described as a rigg

Saturday, 16:28 in Health
 
May's scapegoat attempt could spark mass resignations, says top GP

May's scapegoat attempt could spark mass resignations, says top GP

Family doctors and medical leaders have rejected a demand by Theresa May to move to a seven-day week, with one prominent GP warning that it could lead to a mass resignation. Dr Kailash Chand, a former deputy chair of the British Medical Association, said

Saturday, 11:27 in Health
 
NHS crisis: 'My frail mum was forced to wait on the floor for eight hours'

NHS crisis: 'My frail mum was forced to wait on the floor for eight hours'

Dozens of hospitals in England have had to declare a black alert – a status that means its emergency care facilities and beds are under extreme pressure – this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient safety. It foll

14 January 2017 in Health
 
Council job cuts have finally caught up with me – but I'm relieved

Council job cuts have finally caught up with me – but I'm relieved

Every new year at the council brings with it a fresh cycle of angst and fear, because the battle to keep jobs begins all over again. But this year, I no longer care about losing my job – in fact, the prospect of facing redundancy fills me with relief. Re

14 January 2017 in Health
 
How we ‘fixed’ our diabetic dad – and saved his life

How we ‘fixed’ our diabetic dad – and saved his life

When their father, Geoff, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 50, brothers Ian and Anthony Whitington were not hugely surprised, and for 10 years, they drifted along and watched from the sidelines. “Dad had always been the ‘big man’,” says A

14 January 2017 in Health
 
Theresa May pushes for GPs to take the strain amid A&E crisis

Theresa May pushes for GPs to take the strain amid A&E crisis

Theresa May is urging GP surgeries to make more effort to provide a seven-day service as she seeks to deflect blame for the deepening crisis in the NHS. With pressure mounting on the prime minister, amid growing evidence that hospitals are struggling to

14 January 2017 in Health
 
Let’s be honest about socialism’s paradoxes

Let’s be honest about socialism’s paradoxes

The question arising from Owen Jones’s article (How the Tories are victimising young people, 12 January) has to be: is socialism choking itself to death on its own inherent contradictions? Has the past 50 years been a good period in history, or has it no

13 January 2017 in Health
 
Avocado emergency nearly cost my finger

Avocado emergency nearly cost my finger

I love Claire Ptak’s recipes, but the photograph showing her removing the stone from an avocado – holding the fruit in the palm of her left hand while tapping the stone with the knife held in her right – for her chocolate avocado mousse, made me blanch (

13 January 2017 in Health
 
193,000 NHS patients a month waiting beyond target time for surgery

193,000 NHS patients a month waiting beyond target time for surgery

An increasing number of patients are having to endure long waits for operations, according to a study that provides the latest evidence of the NHS’s failure to meet waiting time targets because hospitals are so busy. Analysis by the Royal College of Surg

13 January 2017 in Health
 
How to avoid temptation during dry January

How to avoid temptation during dry January

There’s no better time to try and quit booze than in January. Following weeks of festive over-indulgence, at least some of the people around you are also likely to be thinking about cutting down. Requesting a lime and soda rather than your usual gin and

13 January 2017 in Health
 


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