Category Archives: NHS

Pledge your support for the NHS

Wealden LibDems Chair Alan Whittaker is encouraging everyone to support the Open Britain NHS Day of Action on Saturday 14 October. An NHS Practice Manager says ” It took me nearly 12 months to recruit a full-time salaried GP to … Continue reading

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Many Elderly Folk receiving Inadequate Care in Uckfield

Too many of our elderly residents receive minimal care at home which involves short visits by different carers at varying times each day. Cllr. Paul Sparks stated “Our elderly residents deserve to be treated with compassion and respect. I would … Continue reading

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Tory MP swaps from Leave to REMAIN

Conservative MP and former GP Sarah Wollaston has abandoned support for the Leave campaign after being reported earlier as refusing to hand out NHS leaflets published by Vote Leave, describing them as “deliberately misleading”. Dr Wollaston told the BBC “For … Continue reading

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UPDATE Even the leave campaigners don’t believe their own propaganda…

Conservative MP and former GP Sarah Wollaston is reported as refusing to hand out NHS leaflets published by Vote Leave, describing them as “deliberately misleading”. Dr Wollaston, who chairs the House of Commons Health Select Committee, ridiculed claims that leaving … Continue reading

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Norman Lamb calls for cross-party commission on NHS and social care

LibDem MP and health spokesman Norman Lamb has put forward a Ten Minute Rule Bill in Parliament calling for the creation of an independent, non-partisan commission to examine the future of the NHS and social care services. Norman’s aim is … Continue reading

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Wealden Lib Dems and health campaigners join forces to SaveOurNHS

Liberal Democrats in Hailsham met on Saturday with local campaigners to receive a petition calling on politicians to save the NHS. The petition, organised by local 38 Degrees campaigner Wendy Taylor, calls for proper funding for health services and has … Continue reading

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