Category Archives: Francis report

2020health at the Labour Party Conference: the EU, childhood obesity and candour in the NHS

We’re at the Labour Party Conference all day today, Monday 23rd September, in the Paganini Room at the Old Ship Hotel, Brighton. We’re outside the secure zone so no Party Conference Pass is needed. Here’s an idea of what we’ll … Continue reading

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Are we about to relegate washing and feeding to the unqualified?

Guest blog post by Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health The Royal College  of Nursing has come out firmly against the proposal  that  those wishing to enter the nursing profession should work for a year as a Health Care Assistant. … Continue reading

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Making humanity matter

A contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health It has been concluded by some anthropologists that evidence of civilisation is not when man-made tools are first … Continue reading

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Delivering good care without increasing the cost; why quality matters

A contribution to the recent 2020health report entitled ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of Nursing’ By June Andrews, Director of the Dementia Services, Development Centre, University of Stirling The greatest tragedy about the delivery of care by nurses is … Continue reading

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Technology: Changing the role of the nurse

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By  Gloria Dowling MBA BSc (Hons) RGN MIHM ABCI, NHS Specialist Advisor to London Resilience Team (LRT), NHS London Advances in technology have changed the face of … Continue reading

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Adapting to new technologies; making the big changes to delivery of care

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Samantha Walker, RGN PhD, Executive Director, Research & Policy, Asthma UK Adapting to uncertainty Now that the Health Bill has passed into the statute books (Department … Continue reading

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2020health comment on Jeremy Hunt’s response to the Francis Inquiry

2020health Press Release Time of Release: Immediate Commenting on Jeremy Hunt’s response to the Francis Inquiry today Julia Manning, CEO of 2020health (which produced a collection of essays on the future of nursing ‘Too Posh to wash’ from 20 authors … Continue reading

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