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Is the NHS in crisis?

Is the NHS in crisis?

Ed Creedy September 30, 2017 0

“NHS in Crisis”… “NHS Faces ‘unprecedented workforce crisis’”… “NHS bed shortage crisis…”  All examples of headlines from national papers in the last few months. If our media is to be believed, the NHS is spiralling hopelessly out of

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Facing the Realities of Health and Social Care

Facing the Realities of Health and Social Care

Amin Haque January 23, 2017 0

Surrey County Council wants to raise council tax by an extortionate 15 percent. The proposition has been put forward citing increased pressures from the ever-growing demand for social care alongside the continued austerity measures

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The NHS: The Cult which Costs nearly £2k a Year per Taxpayer.  

The NHS: The Cult which Costs nearly £2k a Year per Taxpayer.  

Old Holborn April 28, 2016 1

The NHS is not a health service – it’s a political cult with 1.4 million full time employees and a forced congregation of 60 million. It levies tithes of £116 BILLION per year on believers, agnostics

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When Did The NHS Become A Religion?

When Did The NHS Become A Religion?

Lee Jenkins March 28, 2016 0

Apart from immigration, health is arguably the most emotive of all public policy topics. Just as the former touches on identity and culture, the latter pertains to the health and wellbeing of our loved

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The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

James Tracey September 13, 2015 0

Last friday Parliament rejected Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill. The Bill would allow people who have been judged to have six months to live by two doctors acting independently of each other the right

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Mental Health Stigma Remains a Major Issue

Mental Health Stigma Remains a Major Issue

Sam Woolfe June 17, 2014 1

Recent news that autistic adults ‘fear abuse’, according to the National Autistic Society (NAS), further highlights the fact that mental health stigma is still a major issue in this country. Half of the 1,300

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The NHS is a ticking time bomb, and there are no easy ways to defuse it

The NHS is a ticking time bomb, and there are no easy ways to defuse it

Michael Shaw April 2, 2014 0

Michael Shaw discusses the difficulties of effective NHS reform. The NHS is at the centre of Britain’s ticking time bomb of debt. Ironically, it’s the Left who are being the most conservative about it.

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New NHS Database Will Encroach on Our Privacy

New NHS Database Will Encroach on Our Privacy

Sam Woolfe February 19, 2014 1

The NHS plans to launch a giant central database which will see patients records extracted from GP systems across the country. This is known as the ‘care.data scheme’. This is a completely new move

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A Federal UK: A worthwhile pursuit or another liberal pipe dream?

A Federal UK: A worthwhile pursuit or another liberal pipe dream?

Backbencher November 6, 2013 4

Last week saw the British Government extend an offer of more powers to the Welsh assembly, including plans for it to determine its own income taxes. Could all-out constitutional reform toward a federal system

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Should we Privatise the NHS?

Backbencher October 21, 2013 4

The Great British privatisation train rolls on. Thatcher’s economic revolution continues to dominate the headlines as Royal Mail emerges as the latest example of popular capitalism. Royal Mail is, by all accounts, the most

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