Individuals must be held account. It is the least we owe the relatives and patients. But we should be precise and forensic in focusing on areas where further reforms can make the most impact.
Posts Tagged: Health
There is zero chance that the public are going to back any meaningful reform of the service any time soon.
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
It’s time for a big investment to secure the long-term future of medical and social care free at the point of delivery.
Sejal Bhansali: The Sugar Tax is a good start in improving dental health – but we should use education, too
Better information in schools, and perhaps even putting photos of rotten teeth on sugary drinks containers, might help.
This second piece in our mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA argues that he has taken a few strong first steps – but that real results are needed.
We already have one of the highest proportions of foreign-trained doctors in Europe – 29 per cent compared to less than 10 per cent for France and Germany.
Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu is in Britain. And the Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel – a sign that the two countries are drawing even closer.
But it is important to acknowledge that there are growing concerns within Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Britain.
He has been more robust than any if his predecessors in challenging NHS failings. Prime Ministers seem to have given up trying to sack him.
Plus: A crazy clergyman, a bonkers Imam, and unreason on obesity. Richard Holden’s innocence. And: I am ready for Desert Island Dicks.
Chloe Westley: Enough talk of tax rises from Tory Ministers. Let’s have tax cuts instead. Or else what are they for?
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
We have not adjusted to what an ageing society means or requires. Green’s speech on social care – full text
“Using their own money would enable older people to take greater control over their care options.”