HOW much longer can public health services in England survive a government that refuses to invest properly in health and social care while asset-stripping NHS land and property?Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn declares that “NHS patients cannot afford another year of Theresa...
Friday 11th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
MENTAL-HEALTH patients appear to be increasingly at risk of abuse, according to new statistics from the NHS.
Abuse incidents recorded by English mental health trusts rose from 106 in 2013-14 to 199 in 2015-16. Investigations into reports of abuse of child patients jumped from nine to...
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Crackdown is useless without funding treatment services, warns Abbott
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
by Felicity Collier
CAMPAIGNERS formed a queue outside a “clinic” in Soho yesterday morning to highlight the plight of the 214 million women in 69 of the world’s poorest countries who are denied access to contraceptive care.
The pop-up “No...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
UNISON delegates urged the TUC to call a national demonstration in defence of the NHS as conference heard of the “national scandal” in health and social care.
Conference backed calls for an integrated health and social-care model run by the public sector on the basis of...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
Angry NHS unions send damning letter to PM
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
THE top health official in the US state of Michigan was charged yesterday with manslaughter for his part in supplying residents in the city of Flint with dirty water.
In the fourth round of criminal charges resulting from the Flint water crisis, Health and Human Services director Nick...
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
by Steve Sweeney
FIREFIGHTERS need more protection because exposure to extreme heat puts them at higher risk of heart attack, a study revealed yesterday.
Research published by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) showed that the physical exertion and extended exposure to extreme...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Plans to build more roads mean more cars and congestion – but there are ways to make our transport more efficient, healthier and less polluting, argues ROB WELLS
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
posted by Rob Wells in Features
A BAN on smoking in cars when children are present came into force in Scotland yesterday.
Anyone caught lighting up in a private vehicle with someone under 18 on board now faces an on-the-spot penalty of £100 or a fine of up to £1,000 if convicted in court.