Tag Archives: Public Health

Government must announce public health grant amidst Coronavirus crisis

Today I have joined fellow Liberal Democrats in calling on the Health Secretary to announce the public health grant for 20/21 amidst the Coronavirus crisis. I have done this both as Leader of the Liverpool Liberal Democrats, and Liberal Democrat … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Covid–19 Joe Anderson and Boris Johnson get it right!

Well there’s a headline I had never thought I would write  but as I have looked at the recent press and public relations work undertaken by both of them I not only think this but feel that we should all … 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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1p on income tax for the NHS and that’s just the start

The NHS needs more money. No-one should be any doubt about that. The NHS cannot operate without staff from ward orderlies to Consultants. It needs huge numbers of supplies from drugs to loo rolls; from blankets to bed pans; from … Continue reading

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Some facts about the NHS and the amendment on the Queens Speech

Over the last few hours I have seen a load of twaddle talked about the NHS and the Labour amendment on the Queens Speech largely by people who seem to know little about how the NHS or Parliament works. Let’s … 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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We must act NOW to support children’s mental health services

 Tomorrow I am at a conference about how we transition young people with mental health problems from their youth status into the adult mental health system. I’ll be speaking in part of it and chairing another part of. This Conference, … Continue reading

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