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Medical Students Speak out about Detrimental Health Reforms

On Tuesday 13th March four medical students from different medical schools across the UK got together online. They agreed to write an open letter to David Cameron to tell him why they don’t trust his NHS reforms. The letter, which … Continue reading

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Calling all Medical Students

Medsin are calling for the Health and Social Care Bill to be dropped. Please do the following: 1) Take a read of the letter here http://www.medsin.org/advocate/action-of-the-week/open-letter-to-david-cameron-about-the-health-reforms 2) Add your name, medical school and year group to the letter 3) Share the … Continue reading

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What have the Lib Dems done?

I would love to think that the Lib Dems spend their free time the same way that I do: fretting over the future of the NHS and the health of our society. It saddens me to say that I don’t … Continue reading

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A song for Lansley and his Pals

So the Health and Social Care Bill has reached the Report Stage in the House of Lords and it’s taken a beating already! The Coalition Government have lost the first vote and it’s a sign of things to come. The … Continue reading

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Lansley: a modern day political quack

Back in the olden days, doctors did some questionable things when it came to treating the infirm. A walk through a museum of medicine would pass through a whole host of gruesome remedies and some very odd ideas. Women routinely … Continue reading

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When has public opinion ever mattered?

According to the government, their recent embarrassing defeats in the House of Lords over the Welfare Reform Bill flew in the face of public opinion. They claimed that most of the British population agree that people should get their benefits … Continue reading

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Calling ALL Royal Colleges?

Lansley claims that his reforms are “empowering frontline health professionals”. Outcry from health professionals in all areas signifies that this is not the case. Last week the Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Nurses came out against … Continue reading

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Petition to reveal Risk Register cover up!

A new petition has been launched to try and get the Risk Register (see this post) released. You can sign it here: https://submissions.epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/27426 Please send this petition link around Facebook and Twitter! We have a long way to go with this, … Continue reading

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Midwives, Nurses and Doctors say: We Oppose the Bill

The ConDem coalition must listen: doctors, nurses and midwives now all oppose the bill and want it stopped. Initially the major unions were attempting to negotiate with the Government, however this morning they have united in their complete opposition to … Continue reading

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The Risk Register

What do we hate more – secrets or lies? It seems to me that The Department of Health are hiding away the Risk Register for the Health and Social Care Bill whilst feeding us a load of lies about how … Continue reading

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