Jennifer Dixon

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Plenty of Pledges But Small on the Specifics: What the Party Conferences Told Us (And Didn't) About the Future of the NHS

(0) Comments | Posted 20 October 2014 | (16:08)

The context of this year's UK party conferences, just seven months before the general election, was unusually challenging. Voters in both Scotland (who voted in the Referendum) and in Clacton-on-Sea (who earlier this month voted in Ukip's first MP to Westminster) have delivered newsworthy 'we're-fed- up-with-the-usual-Westminster-politics' votes. International developments are...

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NHS Reform, Wherever Next?

(6) Comments | Posted 13 February 2012 | (23:00)

Andrew Lansley's woes are multiplying by the hour this week as efforts mount to block the Health and Social Care Bill. Resistance might be expected from the BMA and RCN and other unions, but it is now more widespread and even reported from deep in his own party, among cabinet...

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