Tag Archives: Social care

The social care crisis is becoming a tsunami of problems

I’ve been in the House of Commons today talking to a newly-established All-Party Group on Social Care. There can be no doubt that consistent under-funding of social care is leading us to a crisis where councils will have to turn … Continue reading

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Health and Care funding is a total shambles

When Liberal MP William Beveridge wrote the seminal report on the development of a National Health Service, which Labour then implemented, the health conditions and the type of society were very different from those of today The Prime Minister has … Continue reading

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The Health Debate – Learning from the USA!!

Can we learn from this loathsome reptile the way to have a debate on health by doing the exact opposite of what he does?! No, I haven’t quite taken leave of the few senses that I have when I suggest … Continue reading

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Some small good points in today’s car crash of a Queens Speech

I am delighted that Norman Lamb has been reappointed as Lib Dem Health Spokes although he may soon be called to higher things!! Amongst the wreckage of the Tory Manifesto which was not announced in the Queens Speech today there … Continue reading

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Care of our elderly – A long term crisis for which we should all be ashamed

Leaflets like these drawing attention to the Tories ‘Dementia Tax’ will be going out across Liverpool in the run up to the election Some people seem surprised that we now have major health and social care problems for the elderly. … Continue reading

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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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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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