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DevoManc, DevoMancHealth and the perils of techno-fixes.

This week’s big news in Manchester is that the devolution of direct responsibility for significant areas public spending to the city-region will now be augmented by the devolution of the entire NHS budget for the city region with a view to integrating this with social care. 1,254 more words


Building the foundations for improvement within the NHS

Original report from The Health Foundation

An extract

‘…………..The extent to which the NHS has kept abreast of the latest medical and technological advances and trends in health care needs is testament to the commitment the workforce has for continuing professional development. 96 more words


Polly Toynbee explains why the NHS should be privatised « Adam Smith Institute

Libertarian UK think-tank, ASI cites left wing, Guardian journalist, Polly Toynbee, as evidence why the UK’s National Health Service should be privatized. This short read highlights the challenge. 91 more words


The Consultants: Round 2

*Ding Ding*

Welcome ladies and gentlemen to this, round 2 of medical opinions of my injuries. Tonight in the blue corner we have, weighing in at 58 kg (he’s lost 10 since the break), is Rob! 717 more words

New non fiction title: Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS by Carl Walker

Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS

‘One of the things that has been missing during the debate over the NHS is something that speaks to the experiences of normal folk and reminds people just what an amazing thing a public national health service really is. 240 more words