Category: ERA 3

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Big Pharma bounces back? The UK economy may be sluggish after the 2008 recession but Big Pharma continues to grow, worldwide, with overall R&D spending in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology sector growing from around $128 billion in 2008 to $158…

Commentators such as Simon Duffy have written about the drastic impact of cuts in social care funding.  Hundreds of thousands of older people are being denied the right to a level of independent living they could achieve.  But this is…

Cell and Gene Therapies: The Goldrush continues News from Nowhere was pleased to receive from ReportLinker a review of the business opportunities in one of the mushrooming areas within the biopharmaceutical industry, Cell and Gene Therapies. Both of these therapy…

The Third Era Project is led by Steve Iliffe and Richard Bourne, bringing together a diverse group exploring progressive answers about how our care system should develop. It is based on the idea that the second era of the NHS…

A question of numbers In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph on September 9th 2018 Professor Ian Cumming, the chief executive of Health Education England, said the NHS must get to grips with artificial intelligence or face increasing its workforce by 50%…

Our care system is close to breaking down and debates about greater levels of funding are being accompanied by the start of some discussions about what else needs to be done.  On the progressive wing, once the shouting from the…

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Wholly Owned Companies: When Lying is institutionalised There is something rotten in our NHS when hundreds of Directors and senior managers are prepared to mislead their staff and the public so they can get the benefit of tax advantages that…

Peoples’ Front of Judea saves the NHS! Recent exchanges about a possible 10 Minute Rule Bill show that, following the time-honoured tradition set by the Peoples’ Front of Judea, the left has already split into factions over what to do…

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Under fire already Readers of News from Nowhere know that working in the NHS is no quiet mission. Just the opposite, the flak rises to greet all new entrants, but is especially intense for politicians. Even before he had settled…

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Jeremy Hunt has gone to the Foreign Office -Matt Hancock is the new Health Secretary. Of course, bothwere in a Tory Government which has presided over austerity since 2010 . NHS funding has flatlined, social care budgets cut because of…