Results tagged “NHS”
By Lutfur Rahman
I have been extremely concerned to learn that Barts NHS Trust has been put under special financial measures as a result of the severe financial challenges it now faces. Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group believes the crisis owes much to the short-sighted Private Finance Initiative of the last Labour Government and the massive cuts dressed up as "efficiency savings" courtesy of the Conservative-led coalition.
Osteopath Glenn Sontag has brought his business to Docklands Medical Centre with the aim of making his treatments more accessible.
The owner of Blue Eye Osteopathy and Massage relocated to Spindrift Avenue from Narrow Street earlier this year but bemoans the fact his discipline is not available on the NHS in this part of London.
A walk in medical centre opened to meet the needs of Canary Wharf workers has closed down because it was being underused.
The NHS facility on Marsh Wall shut on March 31, following a 40 per cent drop in predicted patient numbers, a report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed.
By Jim Fitzpatrick
The Coalition Government's Health and Social Care Bill has recently been the generator of a very large number of emails, all expressing similar concerns about its intentions. My own correspondence to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley highlighted the fears of individuals, patient groups, professionals and experts who have condemned the proposals as wasteful, unnecessary and potentially damaging to the NHS.
Tower Hamlets Council cabinet member Anwara Ali has left Labour for the Tories, saying she has become "disillusioned" with the party's NHS reform.
The Bow West councillor's defection will come as a blow to the ruling party, as the GP was lead member for health and well-being in the borough.