Monthly Archive: September 2015

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

The NHS could collapse within two years

Olivia Blair writing in The Independent – Former health minister Norman Lamb has warned the NHS could collapse within two years, unless the government pumps billions of pounds into services. Former health minister Norman Lamb...

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

Need a new hip on the NHS? – head to Calais

Charlie Cooper for The Independent 11/09/2015) – As final details are ironed out in a deal between health authorities in Kent and France, not everyone is impressed The English have a long-running love affair with...

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

Care home deaths – Why were warnings ignored?

Melanie Newman and Oliver Wright writing in The Independent (03/08/2015) – The lives of vulnerable care home residents were put at risk because the country’s healthcare regulators failed to act promptly on official warnings about...