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.

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