Despite the funding of a new cystic fibrosis drug, the UKs health services cannot afford to provide basic social and medical care. How long we all pretend that there is no rationing in a “cradle to grave”, free and universal health service is up to us. Yes, capital spend is important, but more important are the staff….. Whilst they are disengaged the problems will continue..
Nick Carling in the Health Service Journal reports the opinion of Simon Stevens, Stevens: Old capital process was ‘implicit rationing’ – Simon Stevens has described the process for approving vital infrastructure projects as “implicit rationing”.
Stevens criticises previous capital process He pledges to “bat very heavily” for mental health capital investment Simon …
In-Depth–The Guardian–24 Oct 2019