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1,000 NEWLY QUALIFIED GPs ARE FACING DEPORTATION!

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‘Doctors’ Association UK (DAUK) is utterly appalled that up to 1,000 newly qualified GPs face deportation despite having completed their GP training in the...

‘Patient safety has never been at greater risk’ – RCN

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‘THIS is yet more evidence that emergency services are in disarray,’ the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday ahead of today’s A&E report...

Government Failed In Its Duty Of Care!

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The UK government ‘failed in its duty of care’ to doctors and the healthcare workforce in its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, says the...

5Th May Elections Will Deepen The Tory-Labour Crisis

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TODAY’S local elections will see Tory and Labour leaders trying to convince the electorate that everything is basically ok, and that the voters can...

£300m more arms for Ukraine – nothing for struggling households

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TORY PM Boris Johnson acted the buffoon yesterday as he described Ukraine’s war against Russia as the country’s ‘finest hour’, in a video address...

Tories Exacerbate NHS Crisis In ‘Urgent Care’ To Rush In Their...

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‘THIS Easter will be worse than any winter for the NHS,’ warned Alastair McLellan, the editor of Health Service Journal (HSJ), in a leading...

GPs at Breaking Point!

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MILLIONS more appointments with hundreds fewer GPs is ‘pushing doctors to breaking point’, the BMA warned yesterday. Commenting on the latest NHS Digital GP workforce...

Six Refugees Drown Off Coast Of Lebanon

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SECRETARY-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, has warned of a slide towards violence after at least six people, including a...

Sunak statement: ‘Ordinary people bear the broadest burden’ – Unite

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TRADE unions have highlighted the acute crisis facing millions of families facing steep rises in the cost-of-living, declaring that measures outlined in Tory Chancellor...

The Tory ‘NHS Road to Recovery’ is their plan to privatise...

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ON TUESDAY, Tory health secretary Savid Javid outlined his ‘new vision for NHS reform’ which turned out to be just a repetition of the...

Javid’s plan is to privatise the NHS

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SAJID Javid, Tory Health and Social Care Secretary, has spoken to the Royal College of Physicians, on Health Reform. He claimed that there is not...

ADDRESS GP WORKFORCE – BMA Extreme concern over five...

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Responding to latest GP workforce data for January 2022, the BMA doctors’ union says the declining number of GPs shows no signs of abating...

NHS Backlog Plans Delayed

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A LAST minute intervention in Whitehall delayed plans to tackle the backlog of patients on hospital waiting lists in England. Details of the NHS England...

Stop The Centene Takeover Of Our Gp Surgeries!

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In early 2021, AT Medics was taken over by Operose Health Ltd, a subsidiary of the large US health insurance corporation Centene. AT Medics was...

Handsworth GPs praised for helping bus crash victims

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GPs at Handsworth Medical Practice have been praised for their efforts helping victims of a bus crash at Highams Park in North East London...

Banker is new chairman of NHS England

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BANKER Richard Meddings has been appointed as the new chairman of NHS England. Meddings, who is also a non-executive director at Credit Suisse will replace...

Johnson ditches Plan B – Time for working class to kick...

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THE TORIES have pledged to dump all existing Covid restrictions in the next few weeks in England and ‘get life completely back to normal’. On...

‘Hospitals don’t have the capacity to cope’ says BMA

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HOSPITALS ‘do not have the capacity to cope’ said the British Medical Association (BMA) in response to Emergency Medicine Journal findings about longer waits...

Tories promote private healthcare as NHS is overwhelmed with Covid-19

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THE TORY government is dumping the National Health Service (NHS), the publicly funded healthcare system in the UK. It is seeking help from private health...

150,000 Deaths – Tories Put The Bosses First – They Refuse...

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THE BMA yesterday condemned the 150,000 Covid deaths, so far, since the start of the pandemic. The reason for the mountain of corpses is...

‘A tragic milestone’ says Johnson as death toll passes 150,000!

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PM JOHNSON shed crocodile tears on Saturday as UK Covid-19 fatalities passed the 150,000 mark, with the BMA doctors’ union warning that ‘still the...

‘NHS at breaking point’ – Says BMA deputy chair Dr David...

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‘FROM HEALTH to social care, everything is at breaking point,’ deputy chair of the British Medical Association Council (BMA), Dr David Wrigley warned yesterday. ‘I...

‘Where will the staff come from?’ – BMA demands answers over...

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THE BMA (British Medical Asociation) has asked the government for more clarity on staffing of new Nightingale facilities. Commenting on the planned new Nightingale facilities...

NHS Is Reeling As Staff Sickness Grows

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THE NHS is reeling under the weight of staff absences, with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine warning that up to a quarter of...

Tories wiped out in North Shropshire by-election. Now is the time...

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THE VOTE came in at 4am on Friday morning for the North Shropshire by-election. The Liberal Democrats won, taking a seat the Tories have...

Six million waiting for NHS treatment – Highest since records began

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ALMOST six million people are waiting to have hospital treatment in England, the latest NHS monthly performance statistics revealed yesterday. The number of patients on...

Trade Unions must call a general strike now to scrap the...

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ON TUESDAY the Unite union, which has 100,000 members working in the health sector, wrote to every member of the House of Lords urging...

‘We are starting fightback against pay-pension cuts!’

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OVER 300 University and College Union (UCU) striking lecturers and student supporters rallied and marched to the Royal Exchange Building in the City of...

Covid measures reintroduced tomorrow – Javid under fire for not testing...

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TORY Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from tomorrow in response...

BMA & RCEM demand urgent action to end NHS winter crisis!...

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has demanded ‘urgent action this winter to stop the National Health Service derailing entirely’. This stark warning came in a new report...

Care cost dumped on the backs of the poor – by...

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‘THIS IS daylight robbery,’ Labour’s shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth warned yesterday as the Health and Social Care Bill began its third reading. He was...

‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth’ ...

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NEWS LINE Editor Jonty Leff told the News Line 52nd Anniversary Rally on Saturday: ‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth. ‘We...

US takeover of GP surgeries subject to Judicial Review

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THE takeover of GP practices in London by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation will be subject of a judicial review in early 2022...

1,700 GPs quit in six years

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THE NHS’ latest GP workforce data for England has shown a drop of more than 1,700 full-time GPs – in the last six years. And...

RMT victory in ScotRail dispute shows the way forward for working...

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ON WEDNESDAY, the RMT transport union members won a massive victory in their fight against the ‘pitiful’ pay offer from ScotRail. RMT members at ScotRail,...

Thousands of GPs tell BMA rescue package is ‘useless’ – BMA...

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THOUSANDS of GPs in England have told the British Medical Association (BMA) that Health Secretary Sajid Javid’s package of measures to supposedly rescue general...

Tory war against GPs must be answered by the entire working...

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THE TORY government has launched a vicious war against GPs. 778 GP surgeries have closed in the last eight years alone, forcing patients to move...

GP fury at new Tory ‘name and shame’ regime

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THE TORY government turned its fire onto GPs yesterday provoking an angry response from the trade unions. Under new measures announced yesterday GPs will be...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

‘We need properly funded GP services!’ – says BMA’s petition to...

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MORE than 10,000 people have signed the BMA’s petition calling for the Westminster government to properly fund general practice and source more desperately-needed GPs. The...

Frontline workers demand ‘scrap Policing Bill’

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Over 660 frontline healthcare, community, social and education workers have called for the Policing Bill to be scrapped ahead of a key debate in...

Frontline workers demand ‘scrap Policing Bill’

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Over 660 frontline healthcare, community, social and education workers have called for the Policing Bill to be scrapped ahead of a key debate in...

‘We refuse to become informants’ – Doctors, nurses and teachers...

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DOCTORS, nurses and teachers have warned that the Police Bill will turn them into police informants. The Bill, to be debated in the House of...

NHS 50,000 Doctors Short!

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THE NHS is 50,000 doctors short new British Medical Association (BMA) re-search released yesterday has found. The number of doctors in England has fallen even...

Stop NHS cuts and privatisation – a general strike to defend...

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THE CRISIS in the NHS has reached a breaking point with NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation issuing an unprecedented joint report calling for...