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Politics and the NHS – creeping privatisation or planned destruction?

I’m quite despondent about the recent general election. I went to a local hustings, although I live in a safe seat so it seemed a bit academic. I’ve never been before and thought it would be interesting. Virtually the only audience reaction was an audible gasp all round the hall, when, in response to a …

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Caring for the carers

I’m doing some work with carers at the moment and I’ve been thinking about the vulnerability of carers, particularly at a time of financial constraint. A paper on the Internet has helped me in thinking about this. You can link to it here. Caring carries costs. Becoming a carer involves making sacrifices. Some carers sacrifice …

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