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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Councillors must look before they leap into secret NHS cuts plans

Jeremy Hunt can no longer pretend he's following 'the NHS's own plan'.  Expect fierce local battles ahead.

Government duplicity exposed at NHS Expo in Manchester

As the warnings pile up about the financial problems in the NHS, the solutions on offer at its annual ‘Expo’ just don’t stack up.

NHS managers are being forced to lie to the public

This latest “Transformation” will kill the NHS if we let it.

Sustainability and Transformation Plans - kill or cure for the NHS?

Local NHS areas have til June to try and submit convincing plans to dramatically improve healthcare whilst saving large sums of cash. But the decision making is secretive and dysfunctional.

Hunt and Stevens - leaving their dirty footprints all over the NHS

Sustainability and Transformation Plans - the biggest attack on the NHS you've never heard of. 

You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to know Hunt is getting the NHS wrong – this week, everyone does!

MPs are waking up to the scale of the unnecessary destruction being wrought on the NHS. But with local NHS leaders now told to choose between sacrificing services or their careers, will it be too late?

NHS cuts - are we in it together?

Downing Street was accused by another former minister of “massaging” NHS cuts figures this week – just as locally NHS bosses propose more sweeping cuts that are beginning to look like the worst ‘reorganisation’ yet.

It may not look like it, but Jeremy Hunt DOES have a plan for the NHS...

The Tories would have us believe they're backing away from NHS privatisation. In fact, they're stealthily laying the groundwork for maximum profit opportunities - and comprehensive healthcare may be the first casualty. 

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