Health & Healthcare
Everyone should be entitled to free healthcare, minimal income inequality and a society that addresses the true causes of ill health.
Deleted BBC News Item on Unum
In 2007 the BBC reported on the influence that a US insurance company was having on UK policy, in 2010 this item was deleted from BBC archives.
Supporting People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities
This guide provides key standards to improve the standards of support to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
NHS Must Get Behind Personalised Support
Simon Duffy explains why the NHS must embrace personalised support for people with disabilities and complex needs
Hi Tech With Many Human Hearts
A review of the film Heal the Living weaves a rich tapestry of the emotions and relationships at the edge of life and technology.
Progress on Personalised Support
This report builds on an international survey of support organisations to develop a model of personalised support on behalf of Citizen Network.
Care Navigators or Family Doctors?
David Zigmond reflects on the problems created when systems seek savings by hiding behind walls of receptionists or care navigators.
A Healthy Heart for the NHS
David Zigmond argues that it is not just economics that is at the heart of the problems in the NHS - more than this is the lack of attention to the issues of the heart.
Michael Balkow argues that compassion and respect for the autonomy of those with terminal illnesses requires change in the law to enable assisted suicide.
State Crime by Proxy
In this paper Mo Stewart continues her researchinto the links between the DWP, Atos Healthcare & Unum Insurance.
Should All Doctors be Resuscitators?
David Zigmond asks whether there are not costs to setting arbitrary standards for health and safety regardless of context.
Abolishing the NHS Market
In this powerful essay David Zigmond eviscerates the Internal Market which is choking the NHS to death.
When is Change Progress?
David Zigmond describes his final reflections as CQC closes down his GP practice for its refusal to be fully compliant with CQC regulations.