NHS hospitals forced to cancel routine operations amid winter crisis

  • January 5th, 2018
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In a distressing move, NHS officials have forced every hospital in the country to cancel all non-urgent surgery and in-patient treatments until at least the end of January. With a spike in winter flu levels, pressures on the NHS are set to continue to rise. NHS medical director, Sir Bruce Keogh, said of the situation: […]

Theresa May calls for ‘shared society’ to tackle mental health stigma

  • January 10th, 2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to help end mental health stigma, with a focus on children and young people. Mrs May said she wanted to make sure that ‘children and teenagers get the help and support they need and deserve’ as part of her vision for her ‘shared society’. Figures show that more than half […]

British Red Cross warns of NHS ‘humanitarian crisis’

  • January 9th, 2017
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The Government has dismissed claims from the British Red Cross that hospitals in England are facing a ‘humanitarian crisis’. The British Red Cross claimed hospitals and ambulance services are struggling to keep up with the rising demands, following the death of two patients on trolleys in the A&E department of Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Health Secretary […]

Parent Governors keep their voice

  • September 21st, 2016
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Education secretary, Justine Greening has announced plans to remove the role of parent governors will not go ahead. Earlier this year, former Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, announced that roles previously reserved for parents, would be given to professionals with the ‘right skills’ in business. The decision was made in line with plans to convert schools […]

A return to grammar schools?

  • August 3rd, 2016
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We could be seeing a return of grammar schools following a new Prime Minister, who attended a comprehensive and grammar school, and a newly appointed Education Secretary who is ‘open minded’ about grammar schools. Currently, new schools are required to be a free school or academy. During Tony Blair’s term as Prime Minister, there’s been […]