People in Wales suffering accidents through sporting activity could be subject to an ‘activity tax’ under new Tory proposals. Conservative AM Darren Millar said on a radio phone-in show that individuals putting themselves at high risk through their own choice could be charged by the NHS.
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This week Boris Johnson criticised David Cameron for pursuing a minimum alcohol price. Boris was right, minimum pricing does very little to tackle Britain’s drink problem.
Fiona Twycross AM makes the case for universal free school meals, and calls on Labour to adopt the policy.
Claudia Tomlinson looks at Healthcare UK, which sells the services of the best of the UK health sector to rich people overseas.
A new report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has highlighted a bleak picture for youth unemployment and health across Scotland.
TweetAlexzandar Swatton writes on a number of issues, both for this blog and others. A recent politics & sociology graduate from the University of Sheffield, Alex is a former business proprietor and a life-long, active member of the Labour Party. Phillipa Roe, the leader of the Tory controlled Westminster council is suggesting implementing the “bright, forward […]
Watch Lewisham Labour MPs Dame Joan Ruddock and Heidi Alexander make the case for saving Lewisham Hospital in today’s House of Commons NHS Funding Debate.
The UN is in the motions of pushing for a global incarnation of universal health care and has the potential to rewrite the global framework for poverty.
Jos Bell explains why we must to save Lewisham Hospital from being a victim of the coaltion’s NHS shake-up.