Author: Sean Welsh

(Shutterstock image) In a survey published today, the NHS confederation has revealed that 90% of health leaders feel that understaffing is ‘putting patient safety and care at risk’. This comes during a time where cuts are being made to the NHS across the board. Niall Dickson, the chief executive of the NHS Confedaration, issued a statement. Niall Dickson (via Twitter) Thee NHS is heading into this winter with significant staffing and performance challenges. It is therefore little wonder that health leaders are deeply concerned about its ability to cope with demand, despite frontline staff treating more patients than ever.” Niall…

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Sean Welsh & Ahmed Lul Dirie reporting With the general election a month away (Thursday 12 December), here are the candidates for each party in Ladywood. As a constituency, Ladywood has voted for Labour since 1970 (with the only non-Labour MP having went independent during her term). Local people also strongly voted in favour of remaining in the EU during the 2016 referendum. A highly diverse area, 40.5% of Ladywood citizens are from Asian backgrounds, with 39.7% of the total population aging 18-35. Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham. Credit: Images of Birmingham Labour: Shabana Mahmood Shabana Mahmood (twitter.com/shabanamahmood) Shabana Mahmood is…

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