The Healthcare Challenge of an aging society

A study finds that England’s NHS and care services need 1.1m extra staff by 2031 to meet the needs of an aging society

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/oct/01/englands-nhs-and-care-services-need-11m-extra-staff-by-2031-finds-study

1st October 2021

New Zealand’s wellbeing strategy

Is New Zealand’s success in dealing with Covid the first instance of a government putting wellbeing ahead of GDP growth?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/10/new-zealands-wellbeing-budget-made-headlines-but-what-really-changed

10th April 2021

Democracy is good for your health

‘ Free and fair elections appear important for improving adult health… most likely by increasing government accountability and responsiveness

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/13/democracy-is-good-for-your-health-and-heart-major-study-finds

19 March 2019

Factory farms are breeding grounds for pandemics

All mass assemblies of animals are potentially lethal breeding grounds for dangerous viruses

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/20/factory-farms-pandemic-risk-covid-animal-human-health

22nd March 2020

Doctors are scared of the coronavirus

Contrary to what Johnson tells us the NHS is not prepared

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/16/doctors-scared-coronavirus-crisis-nhs-consultant-staff

17th March 2020

The failures of the UK welfare system

People die because of the lack of empathy in our welfare system

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/04/the-guardian-view-on-welfare-policy-cutting-out-the-poor

4th February 2020

Low quality work risks health

People struggling in low paid jobs damage their health

https://www.theguardian.com/money/2020/feb/04/more-than-a-third-of-uk-workers-risk-health-in-low-quality-jobs

4th February 2020

British Women lead shorter lives than most Europeans

The toll of poor Health on British women

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/11/british-women-live-shorter-lives-than-most-other-europeans

September 11th 2018

Number of over 85s needing 24 hour care will double

The need for rethinking and planning how to cope with social services

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/30/social-care-needs-for-over-85s-predicted-to-double-in-next-20-years

30th August 2018