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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

May

The Telegraph How nursing agencies making billions are bleeding the NHS dry

A Telegraph investigation reveals the boom underway at agencies supplying doctors and nurses to the NHS amid a rapidly deepening budget deficit in the service. read on How nursing agencies making billions are bleeding the NHS dry

LBC Radio Seven day NHS

Seven day NHS

Gail Beer spoke to Sheila Fogarty about David Cameron's promise to ensure free healthcare is available 24 hours, seven days a week. Gail pointed out that the government needs to make a promise that is achievable and be clear to the public about what they can expect. She mentioned how the social care infrastructure needs more investment and integration to in particular, help keep the elderly and those with mental health issues out of hospitals. Gail also believes the public need to take more responsibility for their health and use the NHS services appropriately, for example making use of pharmacists. read on Seven day NHS

The Guardian Eight things the new government should prioritise for the NHS

Eight things the new government should prioritise for the NHS

From investing in mental health to keeping the NHS free at the point of delivery, healthcare leaders tell us what they want to see addressed. read on Eight things the new government should prioritise for the NHS