Isolate ‘care’ from ‘cure’
This is the first in a short series of posts about the NHS.
As a country, the NHS is the biggest issue we face. If we leave it to the politicians – you know, the people who don’t know that invoices for £1.7billion are coming through the door – the NHS could bankrupt us.
Bizarrely, we all know this could happen.
But no one knows what to do about it – or has the guts to take the decisions that need taking.
There are two irreconcilable forces: Read more on How to solve ‘The NHS Problem’ (1)…
In June last year, I posted an insight to solve the NHS problem which, given the cost of the NHS is forecast to increase from £130bn in 2015 to £260bn in 2030, is a big one.
At the time, David Cameron had stepped in and put the Bill on ‘pause’.
This must have been a bore to Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, who had dreamt up a Bill without, it seems, due research or consultation with the medical profession.
Today, we now find this Bill, more formally the Health and Social Care Bill, is back in ‘forward’ mode or, more accurately, ‘slow forward’ mode. Read more on How the Banks can save the NHS…