Category Archives: Health Service Debate

Health and Care funding is a total shambles

When Liberal MP William Beveridge wrote the seminal report on the development of a National Health Service, which Labour then implemented, the health conditions and the type of society were very different from those of today The Prime Minister has … Continue reading

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The debt that the NHS and the Country owes to immigrants

I was so pleased to see Dr Shiv Pande MBE recognised in an article in the i-newspaper for his service to our City and our Country I was delighted to be reading a copy of the i-newspaper yesterday to see … Continue reading

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Sugar and Salt the New Nicotine!

We need to make a massive improvement to the diets of everyone but especially children if we are to stop what can only be described as the obesity tsunami facing our Country Regular readers of this blog might feel that … Continue reading

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Making the Case for more Support for Children’s Mental Health

Baroness Pinnock, Baroness Thornhill, Wera Hobhouse and one token man at the event held by the LGA in the Commons to promote action for children’s mental health. The coalition did not get everything right but one of the things that … Continue reading

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In praise of…. Redford Court

Today I met with some wonderful people at Redford Court, Michael Boardman Service user and Family Liaison officer, Lisa Jones Service manager, Dr  Ivan Pitman clinical Neuro-Psychologist and Sally Rowlands Link worker Sometimes the position of being an LGA spokesperson … Continue reading

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Lib Dem proposals to save our beloved NHS

  Picketing and demonstrations or a properly costed policy which will provide proper long-term funding for the NHS. Which do you think is the most likely to succeed? On Saturday Labour in Liverpool picketed the Royal Liverpool hospital in support … Continue reading

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Rethinking funding for disadvantaged areas after Brexit

Although the EU is not a direct contributor to the NHS our exit from it will cause major problems for the social determinants of health as well as direct problems such as a shortage of trained staff Last week the … Continue reading

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