Category Archives: Health Service Debate

Let’s stop people getting ill – A radical policy for health & social care

When the late,great Ken Dodd sang his most well-loved song, “happiness”and made people happy he was singing about the most important thing in our lives that keeps us from needing the NHS If I wanted to make a controversial statement … Continue reading

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Paying for Social Care – the LGA Green Paper

If we could all have a healthy old age like these youngsters we would not be facing the huge costs in the NHS which are happening because so many of us are living so much longer Today I have spent … Continue reading

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The 11 Ps approach to ageing

If we all want to dance into and through our third age we as individuals; as members of a community and as citizens need to plan for the third age and face up to the realities of it On Friday … Continue reading

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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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