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09:53, 15 OCT 2015
Hospitals in West Midlands rack up massive debt
Crisis in the region's NHS sees a £27m deficit compiled in quarter from April to June this year
Jack Dromey demands Chancellor reverses tax credit cuts
MP for Erdington urges George Osborne to rethink the cuts which it is suggested will leave more than 100,000 families in the Midlands worse off
Hunt pledges to tackle NHS agency staff ‘rip-off’
Fears over quality of work at Midland hospitals as crackdown planned
Good Hope, Solihull and Heartlands hospitals rake in £4m for parking
The Heart of England NHS Trust, which runs Good Hope, Solihull and Heartlands hospitals was top of the league for money received from parking charges
'Climate of fear' within NHS according to whistleblowers
Review hears evidence that bullying has led some whistleblowers to brink of suicide.
NHS staff who speak out 'could still lose job'
Whistleblower says he hopes no-one else should endure his ordeal on the eve of a key report from Sir Robert Francis into creating an open reporting culture in the NHS
Deadline for Birmingham local TV bids extended after BLTV collapse
The cut-off point has been extended to December 15 to allow further consideration of the preferred bid put together by a consortium led by ex ATV presenter Mike Prince
Birmingham Metropolitan College
Leading lights put future of region in the spotlight
Key figures from the city's private and public sectors came together to debate projects in the region and future collaboration
Hospital campaigner Karen Howell challenging MP for Stafford seat
Karen Howell, a founder member of the Support Stafford Hospital Campaign, is among a dozen candidates unveiled by the National Health Action Party
City TV Birmingham investors set for shortfall after £195,000 debt
The company, the trading name of City TV, collapsed last week nearly two years after being granted the licence by Ofcom
'Great regret' for City TV chief over station's failure
Debra Davies says company must look ahead as administrators battle to find solution to local TV licence farce
Turn on, tune in - and wait several years for 'City TV'
Despite nearly two years of promises from the folk at City TV/BLTV, there is little apparent sign of any positive developments here in Birmingham.
Sacked NHS doctor welcomes whistleblowers' charter
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced an independent review to "boost safety and transparency and openness" in the NHS.
Birmingham office expansion for Trowers & Hamlins
Trowers & Hamlins is to have a dedicated public sector commercial team in its Birmingham office, led by partner Amardeep Gill with support from solicitor Louis Sebastian.
Professor appointed as inspector of GP services
Former head of the Royal College of GPs joins the Care Quality Commission
Birmingham among worst cities for early deaths
A new study reveals Birmingham's premature death rate is among the bottom 20 per cent in the country
West Midlands hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets
The number of patients forced to wait hours for treatment has shot up at many West Midlands hospitals, official figures have revealed.
NHS changes don't go far enough, says Stafford Hospital campaigner
The changes announced by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt do not go far enough, said a leading campaigner for changes in the NHS whose mother died at Stafford Hospital.
Failing managers to be blacklisted after Stafford Hospital scandal
NHS managers in failing hospitals will be put on a blacklist to ensure they can never work in the health service again - to prevent a repeat of the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Time for 'back to basics' after Stafford Hospital scandal - Cameron
David Cameron has said it was time to “get back to some basic thoughts” about care in the NHS as the Government prepares to publish its response to the Mid-Staffordshire health scandal inquiry.
Roger Shannon: Vital regional support for film must continue
Film director Roger Shannon, a recipient of UK Film Council funding, laments the planned scrapping of the organisation and its looks at its implications for regional film support.