Health & Healthcare
Everyone should be entitled to free healthcare, minimal income inequality and a society that addresses the true causes of ill health.
Basic Income is Good for Your Health
Anna-Carin Fagerlind Ståhl explains why long-standing evidence of work and health argues for the benefits of basic income.
What Matters to Me
Bestser is a Finnish startup company which develops innovative solutions to help people control their health and social care services.
The Iatrogenic Tranquilliser Scandal
Barry Haslam has been campaigning for many years to raise awareness of the significant negative impact of the over-prescription of tranquillisers.
Setting Stupid Targets for the NHS
John Carlisle explains why setting targets for the NHS is both wasteful and diverts attention from the real business of improving quality.
US Corporate Influence on UK Welfare Reforms
Mo Stewart has been researching the damage caused by welfare reform and the malign influence of US private insurance companies.
Shared Decisions in a Democratic NHS
Shaun McBride argues that we must enable citizens to share in key decisions about the NHS as we begin to unravel decades of wasted NHS reforms.
Mental Health and Tentacled Snowballs
An anonymous article describing how medical and bureaucratic approaches to mental health undermine flexible and person-centred solutions - and make you a little crazy.
Only a New Democracy can Save the NHS
Gavin Barker explains why protecting the NHS and other vital public services requires a radical change from politics as usual and a reform of the UK's constitution.
Parent Carer Health
This important survey of family experiences suggests that ill health for family carers is a significant problem and one worsened by current welfare systems.
Your Life Is Important Too
Terry Lynch shares his personal insight on why it's important for carers to take care of themselves.
Principles for a National Health Service
9 distinctive and essential characteristics of a National Health Service according to Dr Julian Tudor Hart.
Reclaiming ‘Chronic Illness’
An exploration of the meaning of the term ‘chronic illness’ and the relationship between people with chronic illness and the disability movement.