Nurses reject NHS reforms

The Royal College of Nurses have voted to reject the government's proposed changes to the NHS. The move came after Health Secretary Andrew Lansley faced another grilling by MPs on the controversial reforms.

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More problems for Healthcare Bill at House of Lords

The Healthcare Bill debate has dominated the House to the extent that it has disrupted the chamber's schedule; the debate planned tomorrow on the competition aspect of the bill (one of the most controversial parts of the reform plans) has now been delayed until next Tuesday.

This means that Nick Clegg will be have to face his party at their spring conference next week before the debate has been wrapped up. There are also rumblings that more NHS commissioning teams will come out against the Bill in the coming days.

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