New NHS plan to emphasise quality of care
The income of hospitals and GPs will depend on how much they improve their patients’ health, under a 10-year plan for the NHS in England that will be unveiled today by Lord Darzi, the health minister and cancer surgeon.
Unions put new demands to Brown
Trade union leaders are to put a broad set of demands to Labour ahead of its next general election manifesto, including free school meals for all primary children and new flexible working rights for parents.
Sexual diseases double in eight years among the over-45s
Health officials yesterday called for a safe sex campaign aimed at the middle-aged after a sharp rise in sexually transmitted infections in the over-45s.
Children not acquiring basic moral values as today’s adults poor role models
Children are not acquiring basic moral values because today’s generation of adults are such poor role models, a leading charity said yesterday.
Labour no longer trusted on NHS reforms
Labour is no longer the party trusted to bring in the health reforms that are needed to safeguard the NHS for future generations, a poll for The Daily Telegraph shows.
Woman ‘assaulted’ by UK security guards during forced removal
The Government is investigating claims that a 26-year-old asylum-seeker from Cameroon was so badly assaulted during her forced removal on a British Airways flight that she has to use a wheelchair.