Monthly Archives: November 2011

NHS news review

There’s a strike today by public servants over attacks on their pensions. Chancellor George Osborne and the Con-Dem coalition government is confrontational to the unions over the strikes and blame the strikers – and everyone and everything else except themselves … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A recent news article about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Controversial NHS shake-up will cost over £3bn, Labour claims – Main Section … Continue reading

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People admitted to NHS hospitals for emergency treatment during the weekend are almost 10% more likely to die than those taken in during the week, according to a new report. While concerning, this is likely to be more complex than … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. The British Medical Association (BMA) Council passed a motion expressing its … Continue reading

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Tory Health Minister Simon Burns called activists opposed to the Con-Dem coalition government’s plans to destroy the NHS “zombies”. Burns comments echo a similar comment by David Cameron exposing the Con-Dems’ contempt for parliamentary democracy. He said that those that … Continue reading

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Changes in guidelines for Caesarean sections is in the news. The Independent suggests that the shortage of midwives is “linked to rise in Caesarean births”. The BMA warns new government proposals could give the private sector an advantage in the … Continue reading

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‘Proof’ government plans to privatise NHS? – Channel 4 News Exclusive: GPs say they have firm evidence now that the government is planning to privatise the National Health Service as part of its reforms. In a document seen by Channel … Continue reading

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Benefits appeals system ‘on brink of collapse’ Lord Freud, Tory welfare reform minister says that the Con-Dem coalition scum government want to stop GPs signing patients off on long-term sick leave. This appears to be a particularly ridiculous decision by … Continue reading

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I am willing my good friend to good health

With the greatest respect friend. I am working with you to good health. Let’s do it.    

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Why cuts are the wrong cure from False Economy on Vimeo. Growing waiting lists force the Con-Dem scum government to introduce waiting list targets. Labour pledges to repeal NHS bill when they are re-elected. GMB union to join the 30th … Continue reading

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There is an alternative: The case against cuts in public spending – PCS …  Tax justice Addressing the ‘tax gap’ is a vital part of tackling the deficit. Figures produced for PCS by the Tax Justice Network show that £25 … Continue reading

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News not making the news

A couple of news items that are not covered by corporate news sources: the first UK Uncut Fortnum and Mason trial and the ConDem government refusing open discussion of Babar Ahmed. Prosecution of F&M 145 protesters falls apart – UK … Continue reading

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  http://www.ukuncut.org.uk/targets The banks have run the global economy into the ground. Bankers, encouraged by the government, gambled recklessly with our money, and they lost. Spectacularly. Remember 2008? In the UK, the government decided it had to step in with … Continue reading

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Labour intends to force a vote in the Lords to suspend considering the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill until the secret report on its risks to the NHS is released by the Con-Dem scum government. The … Continue reading

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Many commentators are critical of private company Circle Health running Hinchingbrooke hospital. Andrew Lansley and Con-Dem scum claim that they are not privatising the NHS… Circle admits that care at the Hinchingbrooke is at risk: “Circle’s growth has placed, and … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. The Evening Standard has secured a decision by the Information Commissioner … Continue reading

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Clare Gerada discusses her opposition to the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill. Private company Circle to run a hospital for profit. Tax boss most wined and dined mandarin – study | Business | The Guardian HMRC … Continue reading

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Bob Hudson discusses how Lansley and the ConDems are getting away with destroying the NHS. NHS cuts in North Yorkshire. Wendy Savage supports the campaign to prevent NHS Gloucestershire transferring community hospitals to a Community Interest Company. Department of Health … Continue reading

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Cameron and Lansley have been claiming that NHS cancer figures are bad while actually they are extrememly good. 38 Degrees explain their legal advice about the Health Secretary’s responsibilities: It’s about distancing the Health Secretary from responsibilty for the NHS. … Continue reading

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The Mirror reports that Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Burnham has called for the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill to be dropped. Boston & Skegness Conservative MP Mark Simmonds is paid £50,000 a year to advise a … Continue reading

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