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Lib Dems to take local campaigns to Parliament

Joe Anderson would not be able to do a ‘Redrow’ in places like Calderstones Park and Sefton Park Meadowlands if our proposals for new legislation were carried The five Liverpool Liberal Democrat Candidates for Liverpool have produced a 5 point … Continue reading

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If we want good health we need to pay for it

Norman Lamb was a first class Health Minister and Lib Dem Health Spokesperson. The policy he announced today shows courage and determination as well as a desire to bring people of all Parties and none together  to try and achieve … 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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Should GP practices be open 7 days a week?

We should support the RCGP and GPs generally not ask them to do the impossible with stretched budgets and too few staff We are asking a hell of a lot from our GPs at the moment. We want them to … 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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Cuts to chemists ‘will hit poor most’

As many as 3,000 community pharmacies are at risk after the Department of Health announced it was cutting their funding by £170 million. The Government says the cuts are justified because there are “more pharmacies than necessary” in some areas, … Continue reading

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