The end of NHS PFI |Again.

This is Matt Hancock proudly announcing that the Government is ending the use of PFI to fund NHS hospital construction. And tweeting about: You made have spotted that one of my recent themes is the same policy being announced over and over again. https://jon-chadwick.com/2019/08/25/spin-spin-spin-the-wheel-of-policy-how-the-same-shit-policies-come-round-again-and-again/ https://jon-chadwick.com/2019/09/30/spin-the-wheel-of-policy-again-this-time-its-planning-permission/ Ending the use of PFI in the NHS is a… Read More The end of NHS PFI |Again.

Pharmaceutical Companies | A good news story

In the mess of Brexit a rather good news story slipped out. DH have finally agreed a deal with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to give NHS patients unlimited access to Orkambi, Symkevi and Kalydeco, life changing drugs for Cystic Fibrosis. Just a shame it took so long. https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/Health/Correspondence/2019-20/19-10-24-letter-from-NHS-England-cystic-fibrosis-drugs.pdf Six months ago I wrote about the rather shabby… Read More Pharmaceutical Companies | A good news story

Universal Credits | With Robots| Updated with Porn Filters

I make no apologies for returning to the on going disaster that is Universal Credits. I have covered this ongoing public policy catastrophe previously: Universal Credits continues to blight the lives of millions of people. Most of the criticism of UC stems from 3 problems: George Osborne used the introduction of UC to push through… Read More Universal Credits | With Robots| Updated with Porn Filters