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NHS staff ‘quitting to work in supermarkets because of poor pay’

Policy of limiting rises to 1% is damaging health service and must not be pursued into next parliament, say NHS leaders.

NHS On Brink Of Collapse, Warns Former Health Minister

Norman Lamb predicts healthcare system will crash in two years and says Tories are being dishonest over crisis.

NHS Won’t Survive Five More Years Of The Tories, Warn Labour

Labour says the NHS is already on 'life support' and will continue to decline if the Tories are still in Government following the general election.

Mental Health Service Users Publish Healthwatch Handbook

The handbook includes advice on conducting ‘enter and view’ visits to mental health services, effectively involving people with experience of mental health conditions.

NHS Doctors Banned From Labelling People With Learning Disabilities ‘Retarded’

NHS doctors are still using words like retarded, morons and subnormal when describing people with learning disabilities.




Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".

Austerity will have cast an extra 1.5m children into poverty by 2021

Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.

Reverse universal credit cuts, Iain Duncan Smith tells chancellor

Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.

Labour’s Debbie Abrahams stands down accusing leader’s office of ‘bullying’ behaviour

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary claims to be the victim of a "bullying culture of the worst kind", as Party investigates "work based complaints".