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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

April

LBC Labour considers raising national insurance to fix £30bn NHS 'black hole'

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health discusses with Ian Payne (sitting in for Nick Ferrari) on LBC, the Observer report on the Labour Policy Review and the radical plans proposed to ensure NHS and care costs can be met under a future Labour government. read on Labour considers raising national insurance to fix £30bn NHS 'black hole'

Mail Online Bottle of wine a day 'is not bad for you'

Bottle of wine a day 'is not bad for you'

Leading scientist also claims those who exceed recommended dose could live longer than teetotallers.
- Alcohol expert claims that a bottle of wine a day won't harm your health.
- Adds it only becomes harmful when people consume more than 13 units per day.
- Dr Kari Poikolainen says moderate drinking is better than abstaining. read on Bottle of wine a day 'is not bad for you'

BBC Radio Newcastle & BBC Radio Tees Prescription Charge Rises

Prescription Charge Rises

As prescription charges rise 20p today from £7.85 to £8.05, Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health questions whether this is fair. Prescriptions in Scotland, Wales and Ireland currently remain free or rather tax payer funded. Julia suggests we should all pay a flat fee of £1 for our prescriptions. read on Prescription Charge Rises

Conservative Home Can Saint Simon rescue the NHS?

Can Saint Simon rescue the NHS?

It may be April Fools’ day to some, but in the NHS it is Saint Simon’s Day – our new patron saint and NHS England CEO has arrived and NHS watchers and workers are waiting with bated breath for miracles to unfold. Which, given the economic circumstances, is what is required. read on Can Saint Simon rescue the NHS?