Health Service

The BMA misled the public and the doctors they represent

Shaun Bailey is a Conservative Member of the London Assembly ‘Not safe, Not fair.’ This was the slogan we heard repeatedly over the last year from the British Medical Association. We were told that the junior doctors were resorting to industrial action as a last resort to protest a contract that was fundamentally unsafe for patients. We were told that […]

by · 10th July 2016 · Blog, Health Service
Putting mental health on an equal footing with our physical well-being.

Putting mental health on an equal footing with our physical well-being.

by Cameron Wall Around one quarter of the NHS’ disease burden is caused by mental health cases and one in four people will experience some kind of mental health issue each year. Such illnesses affect us individually, of course, but they also have a profound affect on the people close to us; friends, family members, partners and colleagues. The way […]

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Victims of Andy Burnham’s NHS Failure Deserve an Apology, not Legal Threats

In an astonishing political move for any Minister, let alone one who presided over some of the worst NHS scandals in living memory, Andy Burnham has decided the best way to silence critics of his time as Labour Health Secretary is to threaten them with legal action. Yes, this is the same person who ran a department which, according to […]

by · 6th October 2013 · Blog, Health Service