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All the experts are now telling the Government to get a grip on staffing levels. The time for excuses is over - Andy Burnham

All the experts are now telling the Government to get a grip on staffing levels. The time for excuses is over - Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham MP, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary, responding to the publication of Professor Don Berwick's report on patient safety in the NHS, said: ... more

Lewisham Hospital ruling fires a shot across the bows of a Tory-led Government which is taking the NHS backwards - Burnham

Lewisham Hospital ruling fires a shot across the bows of a Tory-led Government which is taking the NHS backwards - Burnham

Andy Burnham MP, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary, commenting on the ruling on Lewisham Hospital today, said:
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The destruction of NHS Direct is one of the worst acts of vandalism by this Government - Burnham

The destruction of NHS Direct is one of the worst acts of vandalism by this Government - Burnham

Andy Burnham MP, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary, responding to the news that NHS Direct wants to end 111 phone service contracts, said: 

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Labour calls for urgent investigation into rise in deaths amongst older people - Burnham

Labour calls for urgent investigation into rise in deaths amongst older people - Burnham

Andy Burnham MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, responding to the Public Health England report on deaths registered in 2013, said: ... more

The NHS simply cannot continue to take nursing cuts on this scale - Burnham

The NHS simply cannot continue to take nursing cuts on this scale - Burnham

Andy Burnham MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, in response to the publication of NHS workforce statistics this morning showing that the number of nurses in the NHS has been cut by 4,893 since May 2010, said:

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