At the same time as putting in more money, there must be a credible plan to spend it effectively – including improvements to how care is delivered.
Posts Tagged: healthcare
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
The political sting must be taken out of our healthcare debate. Conflicting ideas over privatisation, taxation and automation should be given serious, non-partisan review.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
WATCH: Hunt backs 10-year NHS budgets – “It takes seven years to train a doctor, you need…to plan for that”
The Health and Social Care Secretary tells Peston that better, longer-term planning would help to raise care standards.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.
We are so preoccupied with Brexit and Putin that we may have missed the significance of the President’s latest sacking-and-replacement.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
Unless we change how we think, speak and apply lower taxes, the Labour cry of ‘tax cuts for the rich’ will remain a powerful slogan.
J Meirion Thomas: If we are to stop losing our best doctors, we must keep training and retraining them
Some specialist hospitals have made stellar consultant appointments from abroad. However, many doctors relocating here are economic migrants.
Albie Amankona: We need a real National Health Service – to make healthy living easy and unhealthy living difficult.
There needs to be a paradigm shift in policy and culture. Our state should work to keep us healthy and allow us as individuals to be responsible for our actions.
France spends far more through its mixed system, and doesn’t have our problem with queues. Why won’t we learn from our European neighbours?
J Meirion Thomas: The Immigration Health Surcharge must be revised or abolished – not tinkered with.
By April, about 1.4million non-EU migrants and students will have been given unlimited access to the NHS for a pittance.
Ben Roback: Trump knows what he thinks about the NHS, but does he know which healthcare policy he wants for his own country?
The GOP’s attempts at reform have failed, and the President’s account of his own views on the topic seems to vary all the time.