Category Archives: Health Service Debate

Let’s have a real debate about drugs

Donald Trump probably thinks that this is a number of shamrock plants. It is in fact cannabis! We need to reconsider as a society how we deal with this and other drugs At the Lib Dem Spring Conference we held … Continue reading

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Putting Councils at the heart of Health and Social Care

The problems of health and social care will not be solved by privatisation or by demonstrations outside hospitals but by careful work and thinking about how to update both these sectors to meet new needs Both a motion to the … Continue reading

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Our Health & Social Care Motion to the Lib Dem Conference

Lib Dem Health Spokesman Norman Lamb MP who is working with people of all Parties and none to try and build a consensus on health and care spending At our Spring Conference to be held in March in York we … Continue reading

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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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