Tag Archives: austerity

Meetings about Health and the NHS in and Around York – July to December 2017

Got any questions about the cuts to service, unit closures or inability to get the treatment you should be having? Here’s a list of all meetings where you might be able to ask questions (if posted in advance) or generally … Continue reading

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Andrew Lansley Rap

A clear and succinct account of the policy situation.

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Lansley’s ‘dodgy dossiers’

The Guardian reports that the Conservative Health Secretary is sitting on polling data showing record levels of satisfaction with the NHS, for fear that it will undermine the case for eviscerating (surely ‘reforming’? -ed.) it. See: ‘Andrew Lansley accused of … Continue reading

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The NHS: Proud Past, Uncertain Future

In 1953 I became a student nurse at the Royal West Sussex Hospital, in Chichester. The National Health Service had been founded in 1948. Before that time, people who wanted treatment usually had to pay for it and for any … Continue reading

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