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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

July

LBC Radio Failing care homes could be put into special measures or face closure

Failing care homes could be put into special measures or face closure

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health talked to Liza Aziz on the morning news about Jeremy Hunt’s plan to introduce the NHS failure regime for hospitals, into care homes. read on Failing care homes could be put into special measures or face closure

BBC Local Radio The NHS can’t stretch to gastric band surgery for all

The NHS can’t stretch to gastric band surgery for all

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health talked to several BBC local radio stations about the recent draft guidance from NICE that suggest giving more people gastric bands on the NHS could help combat obesity and save money in the long run. She was asked whether NICE are admitting the advice such as eating 'five a day' and exercise more have failed? read on The NHS can’t stretch to gastric band surgery for all

BBC Radio Five Live Should drunk people be treated in A&E?

Should drunk people be treated in A&E?

Shelagh Fogarty discussed with Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health, Roisin Devlin, an A&E nurse and spokesperson for the RCN and to Wayne Parsons, a senior nurse who runs the Alcohol Recovery Centre in Cardiff about whether A&E or a so-called 'drunk tank' is the best place to treat people who have too much to drink on a night out? Julia thinks that drunks should be treated in A&E, but repeat offenders should be fined for wasting precious NHS resources. read on Should drunk people be treated in A&E?

Press Release Protecting the nation: Every child matters

Protecting the nation: Every child matters

The childhood immunisation programme needs greater clarity and efficiency if progress is to be made.
read on Protecting the nation: Every child matters