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Brexit-inspired crisis may demand a break from ‘normal’ politics

Commentary: Derek Bateman The time is coming when normal politics may have to be put on hold in the national interest. Yes, just like wartime....

English NHS Trust put into administration as Labour’s PFI legacy takes...

By Bob Duncan  A London NHS hospital trust that is losing £1m a week has been put into administration in a last ditch attempt...

Stark warning of privatised health service as PFI debts cripple English...

By a Newsnet reporter The well-publicised troubles facing South London Healthcare, which is struggling under the weight of its Private Finance Initiative (PFI) obligations,...

Calls for No campaign to drop NHS Scotland ‘Better Together’ slogan

By a Newsnet reporter  Anti-independence parties have been urged to abandon plans to use the ‘Better Together’ slogan for the No campaign after it...

Labour Health Spokesperson refuses to apologise over waiting list claims

By G.A.Ponsonby  Labour’s Health spokesperson Jackie Baillie is refusing to apologise to NHS staff after accusing them of deliberately falsifying waiting list figures. The row...

Hospital infections fall by one third

NHS staff have been congratulated as a major report shows infections in Scotland's hospitals have reduced by a third since 2006. Health Protection Scotland’s...

Tory Health Minister avoids protest over English NHS reforms

By a Newsnet reporter  Conservative Health Minister Andrew Lansley has come under fire after refusing to speak with protestors angry about proposed changes to...

Calls for investigation after Labour Health Spokeswoman Jackie Baillie admits blanket...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Labour Health Spokeswoman Jackie Baillie is facing calls to apologise after admitting to making false claims against a Scottish NHS Hospital. Local MSP George...

Labour’s Jackie Baillie admits blanket-share claims were false

By G.A.Ponsonby  Labour’s under fire health spokeswoman Jackie Baillie has been forced to admit that claims she made that patients in a Paisley hospital...

Labour’s Jackie Baillie under fire over hospital blanket claims

By a Newsnet reporter Labour health spokesperson Jackie Baillie has been accused of making claims against an NHS hospital for which there was...