UK Health Service
Facing legal challenge, Tories hint about scrapping some NHS reforms – but remain wedded to privatising ‘solutions’
by TOMMY GREENE 25 May 2018 for openDemocracy [UK] The effects of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act are now too disastrous to ignore. But Jeremy Hunt’s shift is of rhetoric, not of substance – .and his new “ACO” plans are so dangerous, campaigners… »
By MORTEN THAYSEN 5 November 2017 for openDemocracy Drug prices are soaring, crippling our NHS . And Big Pharma’s defence (‘research is expensive’) omits one crucial fact… As he became ‘the most hated man on the Internet’ last year, ‘pharma-bro’ Martin Shkreli repeatedly claimed that by hiking the price… »
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt looks set to face a High Court challenge by junior doctors over his imposition of their contracts, which they say will damage health professionals and the NHS itself. By Tommy Greene 10 August 2016 for openDemocracy The government faces… »
You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to know [UK Health Secretary] Hunt is getting the NHS wrong – this week, everyone does! By CAROLINE MOLLOY 13 May 2016, for OurNHS MPs are waking up to the scale of the unnecessary destruction being wrought on the NHS. But with… »
The Independent news headlines read: “Terrifyingly, according to the World Health Organisation definition the UK no longer has a NHS”. It explains that 34% of contracts are now going to the private sector: “It has opened up the NHS to unlimited privatisation. The government continues to deny that privatisation… »
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