Monthly Archives: June 2017

Iain Duncan Smith: “I was a Cruel and Heartless Bastard as Work and Pensions Minister.”

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
Iain Duncan Smith: Covering Himself Against Regime Collapse. This caught my eye, and doubtless plenty of others, this morning when I bought my copy of the claimants’ favourite daily, The ‘I’. After a recent…

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Health and social care after the election: what issues still need attention?

The political tumult of recent weeks seems to be subsiding and a second snap election appears less likely – for now. Leo Ewbank asks what the new political environment might mean for health and social care. The political tumult of … Continue reading

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Tackling variations in clinical care

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme aims to bring about higher-quality care in hospitals, at lower cost, by reducing unwanted variations in services and practices. The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme aims to bring about higher-quality … Continue reading

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Umunna’s EU amendment. Nothing to do with his front-bench rejection, of course

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Chuka Umunna’s grandstanding on his unwinnable EU amendment on Thursday was only ever going to serve the purposes of one person: Chuka Umunna. But it was nothing new. Just after the General Election, Umunna was…

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DUP pact already wobbling as govt agrees NI abortion deal to avert QSpeech defeat

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Jeremy Corbyn’s amendment on Wednesday to the Tories’ Queen’s Speech was both intelligent and right. By proposing the lifting of the cap on the pay of public sector employees – including the firefighters, police and…

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Tories don’t think #MayDup govt can stand – advertising for #GE17_2 staff

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The Tories are stumbling through the charade of trying to get their ‘thin gruel’ Queen’s Speech through Parliament. First they scraped a narrow win against Corbyn’s amendment to actually stop making police, firefighters, doctors, nurses…

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NHS Cuts Mean People Are Crowdfunding To Buy Wheelchairs

Originally posted on Same Difference:
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