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)

This week FareShare could benefit from many of us


This week is a financial campaign for FareShare Sussex that is a charity that is based in Brighton but which covers the whole of Sussex and also many parts of Surrey. FareShare is an organisation that I helped to set … Continue reading

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Young people’s experiences of food insecurity


Nearly two weeks ago on Monday 7th November a significant Plaid Cymru MP Hywel Williams from Arfon next to Anglesey at the North West of Wales raised an Early Day Motion with the headline of “Young people’s experiences of food … Continue reading

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We need to promote campaigns toward the Government


While we are waiting for our new Prime Minister it would be fantastic if some radical themes could be promoted by us locally and nationally. It is unlikely that the new Prime Minister will spend a lot of time to … Continue reading

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Two significant themes emerged from Sussex MPs


It appears that when Parliament closes down for the Summer that some Ministers attempt to set out radical ideas knowing that they cannot be easily challenged for several weeks. Equally the conscientious MPs and Lords use the time to submit … Continue reading

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Some important questions on the Cancer Plan theme


A few days ago two Conservative MPs raised a significant questions to their Government about the Cancer plan that is currently being assessed. At that stage they were not aware that an identical question had been raised a few days … Continue reading

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“Government has committed to build 40 new hospitals”


These words came from a Government Minister in the House of Lords, Syed Kamall on the 20th July following a question from Roger Roberts who is the Lord of Llandudno. It will be very interesting to see what will happen … Continue reading

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A call for Ambulance provision by some Sussex MPs


Ten days ago I wrote this piece that was adopted by the Argus newspaper which focused on Ambulance issues with a particular response to SECAmb. It was a response from a number of calls from MPs and responses that involved … Continue reading

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Government must deal with the Ambulance provision


The process by the Government to remove Boris Johnson as their Prime Minister is involving several stages for Conservative MPs and in due course the political members. At the end of the current Government period on Thursday there will be … Continue reading

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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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