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The New National Lockdown

On Monday night (4th January), Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that England would enter another national lockdown from Wednesday. You can find details of the new restrictions here. Summary: what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to […]

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Town Crier COVID-19 Update

If a week is a long time in politics, it’s an eternity in a global health crisis! Two weeks ago we sent the latest edition of the Town Crier to the printers, but since then we have had to cancel our general meeting in April, and many of the events we were promoting in this […]

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October 2017 Health Update

National Serious Patient Safety Incidents: Drawing on lessons from the airline industry, the September Health Service Safety Investigations Bill set up the Heatlh Service Safety Investigations Body. independent of the NHS and at arms length from government, with far reaching access to investigate serious safety incidents or risks to patient safety. London London Ambulance Service: […]

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September 2017 Health Update

National Issues Review of health systems: A US think tank, the Commonwealth Fund, has compared health services in 11 countries including the US, Canada, Australia France and Germany, ranking the NHS top overall, praising its safety, affordability and efficiency – although it was less effective in preventing early death and in its cancer outcomes. This […]

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