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)

A nation in desperate need of change


This morning there are reports from various sources of how many vacancies or impending vacancies exist in the NHS and our state run educational service. The high levels of vacancies for Nurses estimated at some 40,000 or 11% of the … Continue reading

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Is our economy strong enough?


The interview with Theresa May on Marr on Sunday must surely rank as one of the most appalling public presentations of the Conservative Party disdain for the rest of society in recent years. The reference to nurses relying on foodbanks … Continue reading

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Do not hinder little children


  The news that the NHS is being overwhelmed by the numbers of children needing help is something that has not to my knowledge gained many headlines. As we approach the General Election, it is vital that this information is … Continue reading

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Big can sometimes be beautiful too


One of the books that I have in my bookstore is Small is Beautiful by EF Schumacher. When I first read it I was challenged by the idea of how food miles and mass manufacture are bad for our economy. … Continue reading

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First signs of political spring?


It seems as though the Government under Mrs May is suffering a number of challenges and has even conceded some defeats in the last few days. All of these elements arise as things which she could legitimately lay at the … Continue reading

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Lectures don’t happen on twitter…


… or arise as questions in the House of Commons yet people like this man seem to think it is acceptable to ignore other people using the phrase ‘I’m not taking lectures from that person’ Why is that people who … Continue reading

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NHS plans its own chaos


In the last few days the level of chaos in the NHS created by a combination of cold weather and lack of financial resources and other factors depending on who one listens to has been capturing many headlines. It seems … Continue reading

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