There is zero chance that the public are going to back any meaningful reform of the service any time soon.
Posts Tagged: healthcare
James Price: More borrowing and higher taxes are not the only – or even the best – way to free up more money for the NHS.
But some of the reforms listed above would improve the quality of healthcare, save money and set the service on a more long-term footing.
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.
Howard Flight: Our ageing population makes it almost inevitable that we will one day have to contribute towards our healthcare
The alternative is endlessly loading more costs onto the young via taxation, when they are already significantly worse off than their parents.
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.
I welcome the rail industry’s and Transport Focus’ efforts in grasping the nettle and tackling this issue.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
Former Downing Street adviser Sean Worth notes that “the NHS is currently more productive than it’s ever been”.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Robert Halfon: We need a workers’ party that’s like a modern trade union – not a trivial Nando’s scheme.
We must change our organisation, making it more democratic, accessible for the lower paid and a place in which the most disadvantaged can feel at home.
May’s speech on science – “the UK’s ingenuity and creativity will be what drives our progress as a nation”
“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
Sarah Stook: Mental health. More money alone won’t guarantee more quality care. Here’s how to help get it.
When the most vulnerable in society are not being helped properly, we need to look at ourselves. Educating both staff and the public can begin to create change.
All teenagers should be taught at school about the structure of the British constitution – this would help improve the engagement and basis of knowledge for local government elections.