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Why the Conservatives should talk more about the NHS

There are a lot of frustrated people following this election campaign. Journalists are frustrated by only receiving pre-prepared soundbites and little else from politicians. The public must be frustrated at the pettiness of much of the arguments, being essentially down to ‘we will cut a little bit less than them’ and other examples of the narcissism of small differences. 698 more words


Couch to 5kouch

Many of you will have heard of the couch to 5k app/podcasts provided by the NHS in order to encourage people to get (as the name suggests) off the couch and start running to the point that they can cover a distance of 5 kilometres.  488 more words

Fit Four

The NHS under the Coalition Government Part 2, NHS Performance

Original post from The King’s Fund

‘….26 March 2015

John Appleby, Beccy Baird, James Thompson, Joni Jabbal

This report, the second part of ‘The NHS under the coalition government’, looks at how well the NHS has performed under the coalition government. 415 more words


Is the NHS heading for financial crisis?

Original post from The King’s Fund

‘…….26 March 2015

The King’s Fund verdict is our take on the big questions ahead of the general election in May 2015. 1,153 more words


The NHS in a nutshell

Original post from The King’s Fund

‘……….In the run-up to the 2015 general election we are helping make sense of health and social care with this series of essential facts and figures. 66 more words


An open letter to doctors

As I sit here, procrastinating from studying (the reason for the dismaying recent absence of posts), I am talking to a surgical registrar about their experience of healthcare so far, and it has occurred to me that the system is broken. 392 more words