Monthly Archive: August 2015

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Is the NHS delivering enough of the right things?

Hugh Alderwick writes for the King’s Fund – a blog about the problem of overuse in the NHS: where people get services they don’t want or need, which can lead to unnecessary harm and wasted...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Our NHS can’t afford to treat the world!

The Daily Mail comments – On day two of our investigation into abuses of the health service, it emerges that ministers have known for nine months about foreigners charging the NHS for treatment in their...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

GP surgeries hazardous to your health

Stephen Hayward writing in the Sunday Mirror – Going to see your GP could be bad for your health, according to research. One in 10 surgeries is so rundown it poses a risk to patients....

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Price tag on medicines – Jeremy Hunt ‘Gimmick’

Jeremy Hunt’s plans to include the price tag on medicines issued by the NHS is a “headline-grabbing ‘gimmick’ with no evidence to suggest it will reduce waste, a leading pharmaceuticals journal has said. The Government...