Category: Social Policy

Universal credit scam ‘leaves claimants up to £1,500 out of pocket’

Universal credit scam ‘leaves claimants up to £1,500 out of pocket’

Universal credit scam ‘leaves claimants up to £1,500 out of pocket’ More evidence UC program is hopelessly broken and needs to be scrapped or redesigned root and branch. #UniversalCredit https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jul/09/universal-credit-scam-leaves-claimants-pounds-hundreds-out-of-pocket?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report I know first hand impact evaluation process is broken. Not just #globalhealth but across all sectors of aid. Rigorous assessments are rare, riddled with bias and poor implementation. @DFID_UK @USAID @3ieNews https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jul/03/uk-government-among-those-exaggerating-impact-of-aid-report?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

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