Category: Healthcare

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse On the challenges of maintaining quality, universal health insurance. Even for a country that’s touted as having one of the best healthcare systems in the world, budget and staffing challenges abound. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/11/french-medics-health-service-collapse-doctors-nurses-protest-outside-french-health-ministry-strikes?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

NYTimes: A Secret to Better Health Care

NYTimes: A Secret to Better Health Care

A Secret to Better Health Care Important focus on the nexus of healthcare and social spending more generally. Bottom line is that improving social spending could reduce overall healthcare costs. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/opinion/health-care-social-services.html

DWP apologises for telling seriously ill man to find a job

DWP apologises for telling seriously ill man to find a job

DWP apologises for telling seriously ill man to find a job This is part of the Tory party brutalist neoliberal policies that gave the UK the Wondrush immigration scandal. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/feb/04/dwp-apologise-for-telling-seriously-ill-man-to-find-a-job?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Revealed: the free-market groups helping the tobacco industry

Revealed: the free-market groups helping the tobacco industry

Revealed: the free-market groups helping the tobacco industry Nice investigative piece by @guardiannews When is a think tank a lobbying group? I don’t buy the argument that donations don’t influence opinions. https://www.theguardian.com/business/ng-interactive/2019/jan/23/free-market-thinktanks-tobacco-industry?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress