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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

June

Conservative Home A spoonful less of sugar?

A spoonful less of sugar?

Sugar was the health story of yesterday, with both Public Health England and Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) producing reports on the sweet stuff. read on A spoonful less of sugar?

The Guardian NHS cash problems will get worse next year, finance chiefs believe

NHS cash problems will get worse next year, finance chiefs believe

Survey of 188 finance directors found just 12% of hospital finance directors believe their trust will achieve 2015-16 financial targets read on NHS cash problems will get worse next year, finance chiefs believe

Conservative Home How can we enable those with long-term health conditions to remain at work?

How can we enable those with long-term health conditions to remain at work?

Working into older age will force us to address what we should be considering now: how to enable those with long-term conditions to remain in the workplace. read on How can we enable those with long-term health conditions to remain at work?

Press Release JFK’S Backache – why has no one heard of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

JFK’S Backache – why has no one heard of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

A common disease needs to come out of the closet.
New report calls for greater awareness of ‘forgotten condition’
read on JFK’S Backache – why has no one heard of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Daily Mail Toll of work time lost to arthritis: Patients take six times as much time off as their healthy colleagues

- Arthritis sufferers take on average 40 days off work a year
- One in seven patients gives up work within 12 months of a diagnosis
- Three-quarters of all new cases are in people of working age
read on Toll of work time lost to arthritis: Patients take six times as much time off as their healthy colleagues

The Independent Careers in Health

New technology is changing healthcare careers, says Julia Manning, chief executive of independent social enterprise think tank 2020health. read on Careers in Health

BBC Radio Kent Should binge drinkers pay for Hospital beds?

Should binge drinkers pay for Hospital beds?

Julia Manning, chief executive at 2020health talked to Dominic King at Drivetime about the recent figures in Kent showing a 14% rise in the last three years of people being admitted to A&E drunk. Julia said that people need to use NHS services responsibly and those who abuse the services should be made to pay. read on Should binge drinkers pay for Hospital beds?

BB Radio Coventry New technology set to help people stay independent

New technology set to help people stay independent

Coventry city councillors are set to back a series of proposals to help people return to their homes more quickly after a stay in hospital, stay safer in their homes and provide more support for their carers – all through the use of new technology. Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health talked to Shane O' Conner at BBC Radio Coventry to discuss the implications. read on New technology set to help people stay independent

The Telegraph Binge drinkers should pay for hospital beds

Julia Manning, chief executive of 2020Health think tank, says people who repeatedly end up in casualty units after binge-drinking should be billed by the NHS read on Binge drinkers should pay for hospital beds

LBC The Medical Innovation Bill

The Medical Innovation Bill

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health, talked to Lisa Aziz on LBC's Morning News about the Medical Innovation Bill, that is being presented in the House of Lord’s today. Gail makes the point that the current system is risk adverse and Doctors who do offer innovative treatments, when all else has failed, at present, risk prosecution if the patient dies. read on The Medical Innovation Bill

LBC Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?

Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?

'Nick Ferrari At Breakfast' asks Julia Manning about the Queen's speech at today's opening of Parliament, in regard to protection of the elderly. Julia discusses whether new laws could protect the elderly from abuse by care staff and where the roots of elderly abuse stem from. read on Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?