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Drug Death Surge May Be Worse Because Of Government Cuts

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK

The Government has “urgent questions” to answer over whether the cuts to spending on drug treatment forced on councils by austerity has contribute...

Jeremy Hunt Admits NHS Needs More Cash As Winter Approaches

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Politics

'NHS needs more resources' Health Secretary @Jeremy_Hunt tells #marr https://t.co/1eZZjNJv5W— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) November 6, 2016 ...

We are Moving Towards Place-Based Health Care. What Does this Mean for Social Care?

Ewan King | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK
Ewan King

The end of June is an important date for the health and social care system. It is when 44 geographical areas, called 'footprints', are expected to submit their Sustainability and Transformation Plans or STPs.

What Is Really Causing the A&E Crisis?

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

The £700million 'winter crisis funding" the Government is throwing at the problem is too little, too late. It is intended to avert political embarrassment in the run up to the election. Sadly it's unlikely to have much impact on the conditions for patients or staff in our A&Es this winter.

Securing the Future of Social Care

Sue Brown | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK
Sue Brown

Provision of social care in this country has been inadequate for a long time. Funding has been cut back to the bare bone and many older and disabled people are left struggling to cope.