18th December 2023

NHS facing catastrophic winter crisis
Roayl College of Emergency Medicine: “it is clear that firm pledges made by the government less than a year ago to deliver the ‘largest and fastest’ improvement in emergency response times ever, before this winter, would not be honoured.”

It’s going to be a terrible winter,,,
Tim Gardner of the Health Foundation said “Trolley waits of 12 hours or more rarely happened a decade ago, but in November there were about 1,400 a day in England, similar to November a year earlier.”

Maternity investment “nowhere near good enough”
Donna Ockendon, midwife and expert tasked by government and NHS England to investigate maternity scandals has criticised ministers for failing to provide the funding necessary to address the problems.

Mone admits she lied about links to PPE Medpro
The former Conservative peer Michelle Mone has admitted that she lied when she denied repeatedly having been involved with a company that made millions of pounds in profits from UK government PPE deals during the pandemic.