Scottish health boards are being asked to make up to £450m in savings over the next two years, a secret document leaked by a whistleblower shows
Spending levels on education and health have not kept pace with the funding commitments made by the UK Government for England and Wales. Continue reading “SNP spending on health and education hasn’t kept pace with UK”
THE “biggest shake-up of Scotland’s NHS since 1948” will see more middle-class pensioners charged for care they previously received for free in hospital.
A 92-YEAR-OLD Aberdeen woman was found struggling to climb a stairwell by her neighbours after being taken home from hospital in a taxi at night.
More evidence the SNP are failing miserably on the NHS.
NHS in crisis: Gok Wan’s auntie suffers agonising 7-hour wait on Scots hospital A&E trolley
RELATIVES of Mary Wan were horrified to discover she was left on the Glasgow Royal Infirmary trolley without food or medication.
THE service has failed to recruit crucial frontline staff like nurses and an investigation has been launched in to why there are such high rates of sickness.
BOSSES at NHS 24 have warned that the service is under so much pressure that it’s unsustainable in its current state. Continue reading “NHS 24 chiefs warn service is in danger of cracking under pressure of staff shortages and absenteeism”
WITH patients treated in Portakabins, Facebook appeals for volunteers and operations cancelled left, right and centre, NHS is far from peak condition reckons KEZIA.
Even our to surgeons are warning of more privaisation of Scotland’s NHS by the SNP.
ONE of Scotland’s top surgeons has warned of the creeping privatisation of the NHS as he claimed a year-round bed crisis means health boards are no longer able to treat patients in their local hospitals.
Once again we expose the secret privatisation of our NHS by the SNP.
Only last week, Nicola Sturgeon tried to make polictical capital out of her signing an anti-TTIP* petition. This is despite Alex Salmond stating that the SNP fully support TTIP, and is on record stating that in the transcript from his interview at the Brookings Institute.
Boston-based multinational Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has been paid millions of pounds in public money to introduce sweeping reforms across Scottish hospitals. Continue reading “NHS Scotland in takeover by US health giant”
Did you know that in the year April 2013 to March 2014, The Net Capital Expediture per head for The Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS Board was £230, but for the Forth Valley NHS Board it was only £13!!
Thats nearly 18x more!!
The SNP are quick to shout down London and the South East for higher spending compared to the rest of the UK, but it is happening in Scotland right now!
HOSPITALS across Scotland are failing to meet a new legal duty to ensure patients wait no longer than 12 weeks for treatment, a report reveals.
The SNP once again showing absolute contempt for the Scottish public.
SCOTLAND’S NHS healthcare watchdog has had its budget slashed only days after details emerged of the worst hospital neglect scandal in British history.
The SNP caught out once again using creeping privatisation of NHS Scotland
SPENDING on private healthcare by the NHS in Scotland rose sharply last year to more than £80 million, new statistics have revealed. Continue reading “NHS Scotland’s private health spending spike”
NHS spending on private healthcare has risen dramatically since waiting time scandals came to light, BBC Scotland can reveal.
Spending across Scotland rose by nearly 60% last year to more than £40m, compared with £25m per year in the two previous years. Continue reading “NHS waiting scandal leads to private healthcare spend”
SHAMELESS Alex Neil and Nicola Sturgeon were urged to explain themselves or resign last night over a secretive attempt to privatise the Scottish NHS by the back door.
The angry response comes as this newspaper today exposes a long-running campaign to manipulate health board spending figures to hide the full extent of private sector involvement. Continue reading “The secret sell-out of Scotland’s NHS”
The SNP constantly shout bawl and greet about privatisation of the NHS south of the border. But all the time, they have been privatising health right here in Scotland. The article below shows them privatising a hospital here in Scotland.
Serco has been confirmed as the facilities management partner for NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s new district general hospital.
In recent day, much has been made of how much the SNP care about the NHS in Scotland. This is an article from 2010 when Sturgeon was health minister.
ALMOST 4000 NHS jobs will be axed this year, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs today. Continue reading “2010: Blow as Nicola Sturgeon confirms NHS to shed 4000 jobs in Scotland this year”
A further £100m will be invested in the NHS over the next three years to help cut the numbers of people waiting to be discharged from hospital, the Scottish Government has announced. Continue reading “£100m to be invested in NHS to tackle hospital discharge issues”