Tag Archives: NHS

How will we honour our Covid heroes?

On Friday, which is one year on from the day that the first known Covid death was recorded in the UK, there has been a call for a minute’s silence to commemorate and honour those who have died in our … Continue reading

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We MUST make this lockdown work

I took my exercise yesterday, as I did in the first lockdown, walking around my Church Ward. I was surprised at how unlike the first lockdown it was. Allerton Road felt quieter than normal but much more business like than … Continue reading

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Some good things happened in 2020

It would be too easy just to concentrate on what went wrong in 2020. Brexit and the Coronavirus would come top of the list. But it would be wrong to write off 2020 as a total failure. Some good things … Continue reading

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Putting councils in the lead for track and trace

Central government is looking to make mass testing available and is belatedly considering how to work with local government to deliver a successful and effective service. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Local Government Association (LGA) has stressed the … Continue reading

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Further problems with Tory Health promises from last December

This is round 2 of my summary of the Tory promises made in their election manifesto last year. Thanks for all the comments you sent me last time. I look forward to getting another batch now. Contact me at richardkemp68@yahoo.co.uk. … Continue reading

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Tory Lies on NHS implode within weeks of General Election (part1)

This list summarises those manifesto pledges made by the Conservative Party ahead of its election in the General Election which are of relevance to the health and social care areas. Some, but not all of the pledges have now been … Continue reading

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Positive proposals to deal with Liverpool’s cash problems

On Sunday the Liverpool Echo had yet another of its articles warning about the Council’s financial problems which was both timely and accurate but although stating the problems gives no hint as to what the solutions to those problems might … Continue reading

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Parks as bridges to Health and Wellbeing

In Victorian times the great parks of Liverpool and indeed the Country were laid out as part of a public health movement which recognised the need for green space to be the lungs of our city and to provide a … Continue reading

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Support the Police – legislate on drugs

Over the past few days I have watched with interest the debate on who should be the next Labour candidate to become Elected Police Commissioner on Merseyside. Now admittedly I’ve not actually seen what they said. After all I am … Continue reading

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Action for Zero suicides

This year I have attended and spoken at or participated in a large number of events relating to the problems of suicide. This is a much larger problem than people might think although ‘only’ about 6,500 people die by suicide … Continue reading

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