Category Archives: Andrew Lansley

Our NHS can’t afford privatisation – why MPs must back the NHS Bill this Friday

John Furse 7 March 2016# Even middle England can see that privatisation costs, rather than saves, billions. Will MPs take a historic chance to undo this market mess that’s crippling our NHS, this Friday? Privatisation is bad for our pockets … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: review

The short NHS in crisis series of the past week or so went fairly well. We’ve learned that imposing a fake private ‘market’ so that privateers can pillage NHS funds is a huge bureaucratic burden on the NHS. that the … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: various

Various odds and ends today including Russel Brand and a shouty man in a car. Junior doctors’ pay: a short introduction to the dispute NHS pay has fallen behind inflation since 2010 ed: Apologies, forgot the shouty man in a … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

The ConDem coalition government has published the HS2 bill. At 49,910 pages long it evades democracy by preventing representations. 891 pages would need to be read every day to simply read it in the 8 weeks for representations. It presents … Continue reading

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Cabinet minister ‘misled’ Parliament over welfare reform

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10465480/Cabinet-minister-misled-Parliament-over-welfare-reform.html Andrew Lansley, a Tory Cabinet minister, is facing claims that he misled Parliament after doubts were cast on his denial that ministers attempted to influence a report by MPs into the Universal Credit fiasco … Andrew Lansley, the Leader … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There is a great deal of NHS news today so I’ve tried to impose some order out of chaos™. There are many articles about the 63rd birthday of the NHS yesterday. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was evasive while appearing before … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Ed Miliband highlights the huge increase in quangos and costs associated with the ConDems’ destruction of the NHS – quangos are to increase from 163 to 521. The RNIB reports that operations are not being performed because of cuts. Tower Hamlets … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Doctors call for end to NHS postcode ‘injustice’ – Health News, Health … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There has been a noticable reduction in NHS articles in the corporate media since the acceptance of the Future Forum’s recommendations following it’s ‘Listening Exercise’. The corporate press and indeed many stupid MPs have accepted that the Con-Dems’ evil plans … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Wendy Savage writes at OpenDemocracy. Dr. Evan Harris warns of continuing NHS issues to Liberal Democrat activists at the Social Liberal Forum (SLF) conference “Liberalism, Equality and the State”. Andrew Lansley writes in the Independent suggesting that the NHS is … Continue reading

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NHS news review

NHS news is concerned with various responses to changes signalled by the government’s acceptance of Future Forum recommendations.   Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The ‘Future Forum’ chaired by Steve Field reported on the ‘listening exercise’ on NHS reform yesterday. As expected, many changes were recommended to the Destroy the NHS bill. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley is expected to respond to the NHS Future … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The Future Forum is due to report on the “listening exercise” on NHS ‘reforms’ today. It is expected to recommend many far-reaching changes to the proposed Abolition of the NHS bill. For example, it is likely to recommend that the … Continue reading

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NHS news review

David Cameron is to make a speech on the NHS today. The speech has been widely reported before the event and we know that he raise the fake-accountability of the ballot box and make five pledges attempting to persuade that … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The NHS listening exercise draws to a close. The BBC reports that “15,000 website responses and 720 letters” were recieved while 38Degrees report that their supporters sent 25,000 emails. The submission by the King’s Fund claims that accountability will decrease … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There is a seperate article addressing UK Uncut’s ‘Emergency Operation’. NHS news is concerned with various cuts to services, Tory privateer has an undeclared interest and speculation whether Lansley’s on his way. On a totally different topic: Take a look … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Nick Clegg is demanding the following changes to the Destroy the NHS Bill: These are are from a paper from Clegg to Prime Minister Cameron. It’s immediately noticable that there is not a demand that the Health Secretary continues to … Continue reading

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NHS news review

NHS news: Andrew Lansley’s NHS reforms are unworkable, says review chief | Society | The Guardian Prof Steve Field, chairman of the NHS Future Forum – set up last month to undertake the coalition’s “listening exercise” – flatly rejects the … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Lansley claims that he is not creating a market despite the private health industry expecting exactly that with healthcare bought privately or through health insurance, staff cuts affecting the standard of service, Lib-Dems demand that Monitor should not only promote … Continue reading

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NHS news review

I’m going to start with a few comments on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the Liberal-Democrat Party. This involves the wider political situation and is not strictly NHS news but it does have relevence to the Con-Dem bill to … Continue reading

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