Waiting times for treatment and appointment availability, particularly in primary care, are the most common reasons for doctors to face abuse from patients, a Medical Defence Union (MDU) survey has found. Two thirds (66%) of the 418 doctors who responded to the survey by the leading not for profit indemnifier said levels of abuse from… Read more »
Today the Labour Party has made a clear statement of intent in its aspiration to repair its relationship with the bosses but seems to be determined to widen the divide between the representatives of labour and those our movement represent. The recent decision to proscribe organisations is seen as a divisive and a purely factional… Read more »
A group of MPs from the Commons’ foreign affairs committee have criticised the Scottish government’s proposed foreign policy plans should Scotland gain independence in the 2014 referendum.
Although the results of the commission by Sir William McKay on ‘the West Lothian question’ are encouraging, nothing short of an English parliament will be enough to satisfy patriotic English men and women.