Monthly Archives: March 2011

These lapses in caring for the elderly show how stretched the NHS is

Disturbing press and media coverage about recent reports exposing the shortfalls in the care of older people in our hospitals is very worrying. While the snapshots these reports provide do not give a true picture of how all hospitals and … Continue reading

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Dis-integration of the NHS

The following contribution to the fierce debate on the reform of NHS England is published in today’s Guardian from WIHSC Visiting Professor, David Hands. Dear Editor You are right (editorial, 16 March 2011) to suspect that the government’s proposal, in … Continue reading

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DON’T POLITICISE BIG SOCIETY ANIMATEURS

I hope my sense of déjà vu is not realised when one aspect of David Cameron`s Big Society comes into being (Report, 19 February). It is that the intended national cadre of five thousand community organisers are hijacked to become … Continue reading

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