Category Archives: Health Service Debate

Some thoughts on Suicide

The late Jo Cox who is being remembered by the development of the ‘Jo Cox Trust’ to develop strategies to deal with loneliness which is a major cause of suicide Suicide has been much on my mind lately – not … Continue reading

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Our Social Care Staff are marvelous!

Getting old needn’t be too scary with the help and support available in Liverpool Regular readers of this blog will know that In November I presented some awards at the Social Workers Award night. I realised then just how long … Continue reading

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Will demonstrating save or help the NHS?

A couple of Labour councillors criticised us Lib Dems for not supporting a demonstration yesterday in favour of the NHS. It’s a pity that they weren’t listening in the so-called debate we had on the issue on Wednesday in the … Continue reading

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Mental Health must have the same attention as Physical Health

The Samaritans are one of the major organisations relying on volunteers to assist the suicidal and those just needing someone to talk to Yesterday Erica and I received some bad news. The daughter of a friend of ours had tried … Continue reading

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Some Good News from the NHS about HIV and PrEP

Well done the Terrence Higgins Trust who led the fight to secure PrEP availability on the NHS as part of the fight against HIV/Aids At last some good news from the NHS regarding PrEP. You may recall that twice this … Continue reading

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Call for emergency debate on Liverpool’s health change plans

All councils in England must urgently debate the Sustainability Transformation Plans which are soon to be published LIVERPOOL LIBERAL DEMOCRATS CALL FOR EMERGENCY MOTION TO BE DISCUSSED AT WEDNESDAY’S FULL MEETING OF LIVERPOOL COUNCIL Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat Group have today … Continue reading

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Repeat Call to stop the Coca-Cola Van coming to Liverpool

Sugary drinks like coke are a  major cause of childhood obesity I have repeated a call made in the summer that Liverpool should not host the Coca Cola Van as it is currently intending to do in November in Williamson … Continue reading

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