“In the run-up to Budget people running all kinds of services come to see us and they always have very large numbers which are absolutely essential otherwise Armageddon will arrive.”
Posts Tagged: NHS
Given the resistance of Tory MPs to spending cuts and tax rises, Hammond’s easiest course would be to push any into the future. But this wouldn’t be problem-free…
James Frayne: Healthcare, crime and justice, quality retirement and the provinces. Four priorities for the Centre-Right
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.
We cannot say the NHS is free at the point of access if people face extortionate fees to get to appointments or visit sick relatives.
Jeremy Hunt: Leadership is crucial. That’s the moral in the story of how Colchester NHS Trust was turned round.
Introducing a program of Ofsted-Style ratings and special measures into the NHS was controversial at the time. But the move has paid off.
More focus is needed on early intervention. It is logical to focus on managing more complex needs in a community setting and stopping people from entering hospital in the first place.
Liverpool City Council has spent an average of £7,222 for each person who lost weight. Kensington and Chelsea has spent £9,957 for each person who drinks less alcohol.
“We are making progress in the right direction,” the Health Secretary tells Marr.
My new project takes inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt, who saved American capitalism from itself.
It’s a mistake to shun the issue either because of Labour’s historic advantage or the controversy around Vote Leave’s spending message.
Donor expenses incurred in the transplantation process could be reimbursed in the same way that UK egg and sperm donors are compensated.
The simultaneous creation and collapse of a new force has been written off an establishment failure. The truth is more interesting.
There’s a place for having a go at Corbyn – how could we not when so much of what he says is so indefensible? – but it has to be combined with our plan for a better life.
We must follow the example of Beveridge, Butler and Willink.
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.