Protesters march against NHS privatisation

Public speak loud and clear against privatisation of the NHS Thousands of people took part in a pro-NHS rally in London, the finishing point of a 300 mile march from County Durham. Organised by group the Darlo Mums, based in Darlington, approximately 3,000 to 5,000 marched against privatisation of NHS services, with 30 individuals taking […]

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Push on personalised budgets revealed

Simon Stevens calls for areas to pilot the new scheme NHS chief executive Simon Stevens is planning an impressive programme to extend the use of combined health and social care personalised budgets. Labelled as a “radical new option”  for councils and clinical commissioning groups, Mr Stevens has estimated that approximately five million people could be receiving […]

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