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Our mental health

Cllr Ed Davie

Apparently, Jeremy Corbyn has a wooden elephant sculpture in his office which he points at whenever people avoid talking about the most pressing issue. Before turning to Labour’s mental health policy, I am going to take Jeremy’s lead and mention the elephant in the room that is the possibility of ever enacting that policy. I…

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Winning public trust

Stephen Burke

Labour should remember that first and foremost we are all patients and users of the NHS. That means we all have experiences – good and bad – of our health service. How Labour talks about the NHS must resonate with those experiences and reflect how patients interact with the NHS. For example STPs (sustainability and…

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Shaping the campaign

Patrick Diamond

The opinion polls currently point towards a general election result for the Labour party so catastrophic it leads to a political earthquake and the long-term realignment of British politics. Theresa May’s Conservatives are significantly ahead on critical indicators of electoral performance: party affiliation; leadership strength; economic competence. The irony, however, is that beyond Brexit this…

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Localism and the NHS

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 18.30-20.00 | Grand Committee Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA The balance between national, local and frontline control in determining access to healthcare is a critical issue for the NHS. People usually...

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Together? Towards health and care integration

The Science Room, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London WIJ 0BA Thursday 27  November 2014, 9am – 12pm There is cross-party consensus that health and care should be more integrated: the government has led the formation...

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Family, Ageing and the Care Society: Full speech by Liz Kendall

Committee Room 14, House of Commons, Westminster SW1A 0AA

In association with Labour's Policy Review Liz Kendall delivered a keynote speech on how changes in family life and the implications of our ageing population call for radical new approaches to public services and the role of the...

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Together

Andy Burnham MP

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