Why I despair at our sexist NHS, by health minister Nadine Dorries

In an extraordinary interview, Nadine Dorries accused many doctors of failing to listen to female patients

Why I despair at our NHS: Former health minister Nadine Dorries says sexism is rife in the system and urges women to stand up to doctors who try to ‘fob us off’ Nadine Dorries accused many doctors of failing to listen to female patients She said health service had been guilty of ‘shutting down’ complaints … Read more

Health Minister Nadine Dorries says NHS can be ‘sexist’ and ‘shuts down’ women’s complaints

Women's complaints can be 'shut down' by the NHS, according to Health Minister Nadine Dorries

A Health Minister has admitted she thinks the NHS can be sexist and “shuts down” complaints by women over their care. Nadine Dorries said there have been “unconscious biases against women since the beginning of time” as she revealed she had been “fobbed off” herself when seeking treatment. But in a fiery clash on BBC … Read more

Delta variant ’40 percent more transmissible’: UK health minister

SARS-COV-2 , COVID-19

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIH/NIAID The Delta variant of the coronavirus is estimated to be 40 percent more transmissible than the Alpha variant that … Read more

Review Meet: Finance minister asks states, insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes

Faster claim settlements have assumed greater significance in recent months, given the ferocity of the pandemic that has claimed 3.44 lakh lives in the country. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes. She also directed states to take up Covid claims of health workers on … Read more

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS with post-Covid complications

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS with post-Covid complications

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to New Delhi’s All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to post-Covid complications. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been admitted to AIIMS following Covid complications (PTI photo) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in … Read more