Health Sector News
15 December 2010 – Liberating the NHS: Legislative Framework and Next Steps
The response to the White Paper ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS’.
14 December 2010 – PM denies breaking NHS spending pledge
‘Cameron said a Conservative government would increase funding in real terms every year’.
9 September 2010 – Lansley backtracks over NHS Direct
The Guardian reports on the ‘U-turn over plans to scrap NHS Direct’.
24 July 2010 – Axe falls on NHS services
The Telegraph reports ‘secret plans for sweeping cuts to services, with restrictions on the most basic treatments for the sick and injured.
12 July 2010 – Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS
The government’s long-term vision for the future of the NHS.
9 July 2010 – Biggest revolution in the NHS for 60 years
The Telegraph reports the abolition of strategic health authorities and primary care trusts: ‘About £80billion will be distributed to family GPs.’
6 April 2010 – NHS ‘most vital London election issue’, BBC poll finds
83% of Londoners consider Healthcare and the NHS ‘very important’
22 March 2010 – US Healthcare Reform
The BBC explores changes to the US healthcare system.