NHS

  • April 3, 2011

    The UK government is planning a propaganda campaign to try to defend health reforms critics say will destroy key aspects of the NHS.

  • August 13, 2010

    The NHS in England is now facing a further funding crisis because it is saddled with debt from Private Finance Initiatives.

  • July 20, 2010

    If corporate power groups are permitted to get their hands on our most important and humane social institution, the National Health Service, it will be all but impossible for a future government to restore it, says Jill Segger. The so-called Big Society will have got quite a lot smaller.

  • August 24, 2009

    Barack Obama has urged people of faith to knock on doors and spread the facts and truth about health care reform during a "40 Minutes for Heath Care Reform" call-in and webcast.

  • August 22, 2009

    The National Health Service has continued to take a bashing in the USA, says Giles Fraser. The outrage of the religious right is fuelled by ignorance and prejudice, he argues.

  • July 2, 2009

    With health care a top reform issue in the USA, there is much discussion of the NHS and other social-based systems – just as they are potentially being further undermined in the UK.

  • June 11, 2009

    The bailout of the banks has left old assumptions about public finances behind. It's time to decide what our priorities are and look around for the money to fund them, says Jonathan Bartley

  • April 17, 2009

    Patients' and hospital groups have expressed anger that a nurse who exposed serious mistreatment of elderly hospital patients has been struck off the medical register for misconduct.

  • April 10, 2009

    Chaplaincy teams in the National Health Service are good value and bring added benefits and resources to clinical treatment, say health specialists responding to a call to stop their official funding.

  • April 8, 2009

    Health is not is not a reductionist industrial process, says Stephen G. Wright. It is about attending to deep human, relational and spiritual needs. This is what NHS chaplaincy is about.