Category: ERA 3

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…

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News from Nowhere July 3rd 2018 Accounting errors? The TUC has published a league table of shortfalls in NHS GP provision. According to the TUC there is a shortfall in every one of the 44 STP planning areas into which…

NHS trusts spend £1.46 billion a year on temporary staffing to plug the nursing gap – the equivalent of salaries for 66,000 newly qualified registered nurses If existing gaps were permanently filled, trusts could save as much as £560 million…

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a clear statement of aims – to improve care for all – to develop (over 2 terms) into a care system designed to increase population wellbeing through prevention, early…

 The outsourcing of public services to non-statutory providers, especially the private sector, has been the delivery model of choice in the UK for around thirty years. The budget devoted to such contracts is hard to estimate but is reckoned to…

Third Era and Healthcare

The Third Era group is a small network of academics, care professionals, managers and politicians who share an interest in making our health and social care systems better.  They share the view that as the era of markets and competition…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a clear statement of aims – to improve care for all – to develop (over 2 terms) into a care system designed to increase population well being through prevention,…