Category Archives: Health Reform

The Government has commited itself to reforming the current health service in a manner that many find confusing and potentially very dangerous. Few ideas seem to have been tested apart from in the mind of Andrew Lansley (Health Secretary)

One linear gap in Theresa’s legacy plans


As part of the Prime Ministers Questions last Wednesday, Theresa was asked if she would make a significant improvement in the healthcare for people in West Sussex. Sadly she chose not to do so even though this would be a … Continue reading

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Mental Health provision for young people


A week ago in Parliament there were several questions raised on the theme of Mental Health provision for young people that each led to the same response from a Health Minister which raises a further question. However this further question … Continue reading

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Telegraph journalists need to experience the real world


Our Government claimed almost a year ago that austerity had ended, even though the cuts to police, education, NHS, low income benefits and local government are still impacting the deepest bones of our society. However if suddenly the Government discovered … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must respond to their angry constituents


In the muddle and chaos currently taking place in the House of Commons, mostly caused by Politicians but added to by people removing their clothes and water leaks it is sometimes difficult to find elements worthy of endorsement. However just … Continue reading

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Solving such complex issues needs a different approach


When there is a major challenge impacting our nation such as the cuts to Police numbers (not a lack of police powers as claimed by certain politicians), an acute lack of housing, cuts to education, cuts to social services, cuts … Continue reading

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Government reverses one use of the Parliamentary F word


It is understandable that many people find the use of the F word deeply offensive, inside and outside of Parliament. However its use inside Parliament leads to certain arrogant individuals and the Government, preventing good policy changes from taking place … Continue reading

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A great start to 2019


This morning our local NHS Hospitals Trust has been able to announce that the hard work it has carried out in an attempt to turn around its performance has finally achieved a measurable outcome. I am delighted as the company … Continue reading

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