Why we have huge NHS waiting lists
A Health Foundation report says “The roots of the growth in the waiting list lie in avoidable failures including a decade of underinvestment in the NHS, a failure to address chronic staff shortages and the longstanding neglect of social care.”
Sign petition to stop Palantir
The government wants to hand US spy tech firm Palantir a £480 million contract to run a “Federated Data Platform” – a database of all our health information. Sign this petition to stop Palantir getting its hands on our data.
There are 250 fewer GPs than a year ago
GP numbers continue to fall year-on-year as new NHS workforce data shows that there are 254 fewer fully-qualified GPs than last year.
Cost of workforce plan underestimated
A group of influential MPs have warned that the ‘unfunded and uncosted’ NHS long term workforce plan risks building on ‘unsustainable’ financial pressures.
Private children’s homes £300 million profit
Council spending on privately-run children’s homes in England has more than doubled in six years. Yet the biggest private providers of children’s homes in England made profits of more than £300m last year.