Tagged with "mid staffs nhs report"
  • Dentist

    Great moments in UK dentistry, or not

    Contrary to what Britons are all but indoctrinated to believe, the state-run NHS is not the envy of the world. Now, British dentistry has been castigated for falling to Third World levels

    by Daniel J. Mitchell -  5 January 2016
  • St_thomas'_hospital

    World Health Service or National Health Service?

    The NHS is being ripped off -- which means that British taxpayers are being ripped off -- by non-UK residents getting free care and claiming British money when they go home. This is part of a bigger set of questions, and we must move decisively to answer them

    by John Redwood MP - 11 August 2015
  • Borgo_trento

    Italy's health system versus the NHS

    The embarrassing Olympic opening ceremony was watched by hundreds of millions of people with far better health systems than ours. Italy, as Tim Hedges recounts, just wipes the floor with the NHS. Why are we in denial?

    by Tim Hedges -  1 June 2015
  • Operation

    The NHS really is safe in Tory hands

    Labour and the wider Left are constantly scaremongering that the Conservatives would wreck the NHS. That's just empty propaganda, which may explain why Miliband is making no capital out of it. If anything, the NHS is safer in Tory hands than Labour

    by John Redwood MP -  1 May 2015
  • Ambulance_nhs

    Labour's confused approach to the NHS

    The National Health Service is of vital importance to most Britons, and the Tories have much to offer. But Labour, while making it central to their campaign, appear to have nothing serious to offer, except the example of the NHS in Wales where Labour control has made matters worse

    by John Redwood MP - 29 March 2015
  • Danny_boyle_nhs

    When actors talk about national health systems

    Why can't we have reason, not noise when people talk about Britain's NHS? Why can't we talk honestly about the fact that other civilised countries don't follow the bureaucratic NHS model, yet may even have better standards of healthcare?

    by Charles Crawford -  9 March 2015
  • Miliband_and_farage

    Tories must take Labour on NHS, UKIP on immigration

    Labour mistakenly believe the NHS is "their turf". But the polling shows they are vulnerable to the Conservatives on this issue in the run-up to May. Conservatives can and must also take UKIP on immigration to secure an outright majority, says Andrew Rosindell MP

    by Andrew Rosindell MP - 15 January 2015
  • Cynical_miliband

    Health, statistics and Labour lies

    Lies, damned lies, and statistics, and then Labour statistics! It's fine to highlight data that support your case, but on the NHS and the wider economy Labour is so desperate that they're just making the figures up as they go along. You can't trust Labour on the economy or the NHS

    by John Redwood MP -  8 January 2015
  • Article-p-f5123194-4ae3-4c4c-bd50-2c1d1a95b413-6turlxarshsk2-235_634x356

    After Mid Staffs, Labour’s NHS lies won’t fool voters

    When Labour have a shadow health secretary with Andy Burnham’s credentials, it is hardly surprising that the latest ComRes poll shows that 22 percent of people say David Cameron is the party leader they most trust to manage the NHS, with Ed Miliband on 20 percent. Labour's lies aren't working

    by the commentator -  4 January 2015
  • Pmqs_nov

    PMQs: Labour can't run the economy or the NHS

    It has been a long standing feature of Labour failure not to understand that public services have to be paid for. If you bankrupt the wider economy you bankrupt the NHS. Cameron easily defeated Miliband today, and he should keep banging the same drum to election day

    by Westminster shrink - 26 November 2014
  • Stafford-hospital

    Labour's dangerous games on the NHS

    Populist and opportunistic to the core, Labour is playing a dishonest and dangerous game with the NHS that could easily backfire on them. Their running of the NHS has been worse than the government's

    by John Redwood MP - 22 October 2014
  • Nhs_weird

    UK health tourism debate misses the point, which is: the NHS is rubbish

    The Left is loving the "health tourism" debate because they think it means the NHS is great. But the NHS isn't the envy of the world; it's just the envy of the Third World

    by Doctor Death - 27 October 2013
  • Mid_stafford_sign

    A better future for UK healthcare

    To improve health care provision in the United Kingdom it is crucial we restore personal responsibility. Eat too much? Drink too much? Pay.

    by Christopher James Harries - 22 October 2013
  • Dogs

    Why do British dogs get better health care than British people?

    When my mum's puppy dog fell seriously ill, he got the best private medicine money could buy. What about the people, for crying out loud?

    by Yorker - 16 August 2013
  • Nhs_latest

    More private medicine please, and that's on the Guardian

    Back in the 1980s, hardline Thatcherites used to argue that people who could afford private health insurance should take it up. They were right

    by The Commentator - 30 July 2013