Month: October 2014

Mike Tremblay October 26, 2014

NHS England and other English health organisations have produced a five year ‘forward view’ [here]. The refreshingly short and precise document establishes a new approach to the English health service, something political reform has failed to achieve since perhaps the beginning in 1948, namely the realisation that top-down reform really doesn’t work. This is a […]

Mike Tremblay October 12, 2014

Ebola¬† is really quite a horrible little bit of DNA. Its route to humans is via the fruit bat and between humans through body fluids. So much for the public health model. The virus is taking advantage of humans with poor lifestyle, illiteracy, folk medicine, weak healthcare systems and lack of awareness. If it is […]

Mike Tremblay October 8, 2014

Right now, there is the proposed NHS Reinstatement Bill, a lobby document which lays out a way to reverse many NHS reforms. This lobby document, which is what is it, is familiar reading, and brings back various structures that in the past have failed. You can find information on it at this link. What is […]