The problems facing the NHS have been years in the making: a result of poor decision-making, lack of political consensus and chronic underinvestment.
U.K. health worker protests echo issues in Canada. They are also a harbinger of future labour disputes and systemic collapse if austerity, underinvestment and neglect of health workers continue.
How can the UK hold on to its GPs? Here are some solutions.
The NHS plans to treat 50,000 patients a month in their own homes.
Impacted earwax that blocks the ear canal is a major reason for GP consultations.
This have rarely looked bleaker for the NHS, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
Deep-seated structural issues in the NHS affect all patients, however they particularly impact people with long COVID who are trying to both understand a complex new illness and access healthcare.
There is a huge and growing number of unfilled nurse vacancies in the NHS. But there is a solution.
Ambulance services are facing unfair criticism for a situation which is not of their making. The workforce is in crisis, with system-wide pressures seriously hampering their ability to do their jobs.
Poor staffing means poor care, and poor care costs taxpayers more.
Reports have shown 90% of NHS practices are not currently accepting new dental patients.
NHS trust could face compensation claims for millions in a litigation of the Tavistock Centre. But what claims would the courts consider?
The late 1970s marked a high point for economic equality in the UK. Returning to the progressive policies that made that possible could solve today’s cost of living crisis.
Care workers in England have faced impossible pressures during lockdown. The government needs to ensure better pay and working conditions.
In focusing on Savile as an individual, this investigation downplays the role Britain’s major institutions played in producing his celebrity icon mask.
For the NHS to achieve net zero, it needs to sort out its supply chains and prioritise community health.
Greater focus on preventing cancer including a more personalised screening programme could make a real difference, one expert argues.
With COVID isolation scrapped in England, it’s unclear what’s next for the NHS’s much-discussed app.
COVID is exacerbating, but isn’t the root cause of, the NHS’s current crisis.
The deaths of huge numbers of the elderly in our care homes due to COVID-19 made clear the need to integrate our health and social care services. Here’s what needs to be done.