The sweeping breadth of reform being championed by Conservative MPs is now so commonplace that it is hardly remarked upon in the newspapers.
Posts Tagged: NHS
Without it, we will carry on with bungs to prop up services, bickering over saving local hospitals, and an ever- increasing post-code lottery for treatment.
Andrew Lilico: If you object to welfare cuts or defence cuts, you have to argue for NHS and schools cuts
Why are we proposing to extend into the next Parliament the madness of slashing every budget except the budgets that in the 2000s rose the most?
Also: Could Mitchell return as Chief Whip? Why I despair of the Party’s internet strategy. How to write CVs. Why I must be mad. And finally: don’t say “If you like”.
As the autumn statement looms, the Chancellor borrows a leaf from ConservativeHome’s book about the affordability of Britain’s public spending.
Charlotte Leslie MP: As false victims tread their Dance of Denial, don’t let it distact you from the real ones
Consider the contrast between those who cast themselves as victims – the David Nicholsons and Andy Burnhams – and those who are truly vulnerable.
While an unhealthy lifestyle could mean an early death, it probably won’t be that early. It’s not a case of being old or fat, but rather old and fat.
Social care needs have changed – and primary care must lead the response
The Telegraph’s report of his view is a sign of rising media interest in the Chairmen of the ’22’s Policy Committees. Expect to see more it.
It may be that there are other explanations, as a whole or in part, but the enclosed graph is worth a look.
The Health Secretary’s target-scrapping deal with the doctors aims to improve care and relax A & E pressures – through a new regime of autonomy, inspection and transparency.
Also: Scottish punters back the Union. SDLP MP who ended Powell’s parliamentary career dies.
Jeremy Hunt is trying to untangle the mess Labour made of doctors’ contracts, but time is not on his side.
Inspired by Ofsted, the new Quality Care Commission will fearlessly root out failings in adult social care and general practice too.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Cameron and Miliband are trapped in a demeaning cycle of abusive behaviour
The dialogue in a Punch and Judy show is more sophisticated. This double act could do with some light and shade.