Posts Tagged ‘Election’

“Politicians must avoid paralysis before election”

A coalition of leading health and care stakeholders has challenged political parties to acknowledge seven 'burning issues' facing the health and care syste...

Disillusioned by Scotland’s political short termism

Scotland goes to the polls this Thursday (5 May). As well as the referendum on voting, we are also electing the next Scottish Parliament. This time the dec...

Health ministers named in new coalition government

Two of the new health ministers that will work under health secretary Andrew Lansley have been named. Conservative MP Simon Burns and Liberal Democrat Pau...

Anyone want a ‘Vote Labour or Else’ T-shirt?

What a very long time a week is in politics - not only has our Dave finally managed to wrestle the keys to Number 10 from Gordon, but he’s cobbled toge...

We’re now being governed by Cleggons

We are now being governed by Cleggons. It just goes to show that the rest of the electorate was just as confused as I. When I went to cast my vote, I was ...

Election disaster for Labour’s health team

All of Labour's health ministers except the health secretary, Andy Burnham, have lost their seats following Thursday's general election. Health minister...

Yellow surge disappears down the toilet

Cleggmania? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. So, let me get this straight, the Lump Dims ‘surge’ has resulted in FEWER seats! Lololololololol. Dweeb Urologis...

See you all under the new regime…

I've never seen myself as a political blogger in the conventional sense, but on the day of the longest overdue election in a lifetime, I am tempted to wri...

Royal colleges speak out in favour of service reconfiguration

A group of leading medical organisations have sent a letter to The Guardian in support of service change. They fear the debate is being misrepresented in ...

It’s time to make up your minds and cast that vote

With 6 May fast approaching, I should probably be setting out the differences between the three parties on health and which one Hospital Dr thinks would be...

Politicians clash over use of private providers

Health spokesmen from the three main political parties clashed over the use of private providers to deliver NHS care in the first national election debat...