Almost 20 per cent of people met the criteria for depression in June 2020, compared with just under ten per cent over the past year.
Posts Tagged: NHS
Digital silos are slowing NHS staff down, causing unnecessary stress, and creating huge inefficiencies and security issues at the heart of the service.
Cases, which can fluctuate, are often used as the sole measure of a country’s success in fighting Covid-19. But that’s wrong.
Daniel Hannan: Politicians can’t win. When they don’t give us what we want, we protest. And when they then do, we carry on.
These are the same elected representatives the whom we insisted should “step back and trust the professionals”.
The Education Secretary must lead school openings in less than a month. Which is why his Department needs new leadership now.
Johnson will almost certainly decide to tough it out. But he will have a big problem if school returns prove tricky.
New NHS hospitals do not need to be ugly. It is for the good of patients, hospital staff, and civil society, that they should be attractive buildings.
Joy Morrissey: From people being ‘cancelled’, to trends at universities, censorship cannot become the new normal
Only through free and open debate can we make the greatest scientific and policy-making strides.
While it’s important to focus on the ‘R’ rate in tackling covid, we must also balance health concerns against two other Rs – recovery versus recession.
Daniel Hannan: Sweden settled in for the long haul, and now doesn’t need to worry about a second surge
Having correctly judged that there would be no immediate vaccine, it opted for a sustainable response.
Bella Wallersteiner: A “Work Out to Help Out” scheme could boost the nation’s health and save our struggling gyms
There should be a financial inducement to encourage people to support local fitness centres.
The NHS employs 1.75 million people and is too monolithic. The number of civil servants has risen to 460,000. This is territory which the Chancellor needs to examine in detail.
Karol Sikora: Millions of people are waiting for cancer services. That’s the second wave we should worry about.
Those with cardiac conditions and other serious illnesses have, in many cases, been unable or too afraid to seek treatment.
Death is not a statistical data point, and the loss of life of a mother, a father, a child, and a key worker can never be filled.
There is more than a hint of moral coercion in the way ministers have addressed us in the name of the NHS
If politicians stopped pretending to an almost totalitarian infallibility, and encouraged the rest of us to show what we can do, the results would be better.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.