7,000 key NHS clinical staff laid off amid enforced cuts

7,000 key NHS clinical staff laid off amid enforced cuts
 

Department of Health has disclosed that 4,620 frontline staff were made compulsorily redundant between 2010-11. Photograph Bernardo Bucci/Corbis An "arbitrary" straitjacket on the NHS's budget by Whitehall is leading to job losses, recruitment freezes and inadequate care for patients, the leader of the country's doctors warns on Tuesday.
Dr Mark Porter, chairman of the British Medical Association, said forcing the NHS in England to make £20bn of "efficiency gains" by 2015 at a time of rising demand for healthcare was wrong and damaging.
Porter was speaking to the... read more

 
31 December 2013 in Health, Views: 55
Source: Guardian
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31