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The Health and Social Care Bill: Final Stages in Parliament

With opposition to the Health and Social Care Bill having reached new heights, we must look behind the rhetoric and remember basic principles. The most important point to remember is that the NHS exists to provide the best possible, affordable … Continue reading

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The NHS and Fraud: Trusts should be required to act

Back in May 2011, 2020health published a report on the issue of fraud in the NHS: Stealing the NHS. For all the talk since about reducing the costs of NHS care, making efficiency savings and value  for money, there has … Continue reading

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The end of supermarket sweep for the NHS…

Gerry Robinson was interesting last night on his Panorama programme about NHS reforms. Maybe it was because I was mending my son’s school trousers (after 2 days back) while I watched but I seem to have missed the moment where … Continue reading

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