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Do we care enough to ask what is behind the biggest recent annual rise in death rates?

The Telegraph lead with provisional statistics from the ONS this morning on the steepest annual rise in death rates since the second world war. They are right that alarm bells should be ringing, and urgent questions should be asked: Is … Continue reading

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‘Slash and burn’ – not the way forward

The RCN has revealed that our health service will be subjected to 5,600 jobs at risk at an attempt to find between £15 and £20 billion in efficiency savings over the next three years – a venture to save money. … Continue reading

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