Healthcare Roundup 21 February 2020

The NHS staff survey was published, showing some improvements in morale but persistent problems with bullying, harassment abuse. With staffing in the news, many professional, social care and charity organisations criticised the government’s plans for...

Healthcare Roundup 14 February 2020

There was a cabinet reshuffle, as the Department for Health and Social Care responded to the latest developments to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. InterSystems announced it had added...

Healthcare Roundup 7 February 2020

The National Audit Office issued its eighth report on the financial sustainability of the NHS and concluded that it is not financially sustainable because there have been too many short-term fixes and not enough reform....

Healthcare Roundup 31 January 2020

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens launched a ‘For a greener NHS’ campaign to tackle air pollution and the climate crisis. Former health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt was elected as chair of...

Healthcare Roundup 24 January 2020

A report by the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation showed that while health inequalities persist between the richest and poorest people in England, pressure on the NHS may be widening the care gap, with...

Queen’s speech mentions social care and data protection

Healthcare Roundup 17 January 2019

The government introduced its NHS Long Term Plan Funding Bill to Parliament. The bill enshrines existing NHS funding increases in law; but only in cash terms, and without any protection for inflation. Health and social...

Healthcare Roundup 10 January 2020

The working week started up again after the Christmas break, and health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said the government would spend £40 million to make it just a little bit nicer for NHS...

Healthcare Roundup 20 December 2019

Boris Johnson was back in Number 10 Downing Street. The returning prime minister didn’t hold a Cabinet reshuffle, so Matt Hancock was also back at the Department of Health and Social Care. In a speech...

Healthcare Roundup 13 December 2019

Britain went to the polls. The NHS and the use of its data remained campaign issues to the end, but NHS Providers complained that none of the main parties had been truly honest with the...

Healthcare Roundup 6 December 2019

US president Donald Trump was in town, reviving concerns that the NHS could be “on the table” in a post-Brexit trade-deal; and mass demonstrations from medics worried about privatisation. Winter arrived early, and with it...

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