Category Archives: Health Reform

The Government has commited itself to reforming the current health service in a manner that many find confusing and potentially very dangerous. Few ideas seem to have been tested apart from in the mind of Andrew Lansley (Health Secretary)

A potential call for an IAG to be set up for the NHS


On Wednesday in the House of Lords, John Sentamu was speaking during the discussion of St Georges Hospital: Patients Deaths. His words are below. Although he did not refer to the phrase of an Independent Advisory Group (IAG) he did … Continue reading

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Visual, Hearing, & Multi-Sensory impaired children


Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Sussex MP from Battle and Bexhill called Huw Merriman asked a very significant question about how the Government will respond to the needs for deaf children. The response from the Government was very … Continue reading

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I agree with John Sentamu that free testing is vital


On Thursday in the House of Lords John Sentamu who was previously the Archbishop of York made a very important comment in his statement. I have had the privilege to have met him several times in the past including when … Continue reading

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Some clear cases for Sussex MPs to work together


It is clear that when Sussex MPs work together, particularly across the current three political groups, that many people feel encouraged. There are of course many times when the political groups are so opposed that the prospect of joint working … Continue reading

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All of our MPs must speak for Ukraine and COVID


We are clearly facing several very tragic and challenging positions within our world and within our communities that have emerged in the last week. The appalling impact on Ukraine from Russia is raising many concerns in a wide range of … Continue reading

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A very incompetent response to Caroline Ansell


When Conservative MPs ask questions it would seem realistic for the Conservative Government to provide a credible answer. We are very familiar of the times when opposition MPs get treated very badly, but one would assume that the same political … Continue reading

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These 10 Sussex MPs made several bad votes last week!


Last week in Parliament a number of important elements emerged that relate to Health issues and it seems vital for our community to applaud the people who took the time to raise questions or supported these important issues. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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We need MPs to understand such cases


The rather inadequate levelling-up approach being proposed by this Government seems to totally ignore their other policies such as their very damaging approach in the Health and Care Bill which is failing to protect people who do not live in … Continue reading

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Where is the other £250 Million for the NHS?


On Thursday in the House of Lords, John Roger Roberts the Liberal Democratic Peer who is also a well recognised Methodist Church leader asked this very reasonable question. He is referred to as Lord Roberts of Llandudno. He was presumably … Continue reading

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A very good question and a tragic response


On Tuesday the House of Commons held this debate on the subject of Health and Social Care and tragically only one of the Sussex MPs was involved in the questions. However Huw Merriman asked a question that was very clear … Continue reading

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