Category Archives: Health, housing and adult social services

The NHS is going to the dogs, again – or maybe not

Hospitals cancelling largest number of operations for 10 years http://t.co/Zn4dRIPVYD — Julian Bell (@juliangbell) May 16, 2015 Surge in cancelled #NHS operations: http://t.co/b7fSjav1M1 #health — Dan Crawford (@dancrawford85) May 15, 2015 Local Labour types were keen to jump on the … Continue reading

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After five years of screaming blue murder over Labour’s own Nicholson Challenge Burnham offers us a “clinical review”

You might think that after five years of complaining about local NHS changes the local Labour types would expect some real meat from Shadow Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham when he came to Ealing on the eve of … Continue reading

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I am afraid that Harry Leslie Smith is an unreliable historical witness

Post by The Labour Party. Today the Labour party has used 91 year old Harry Leslie Smith in its party political broadcast. He is two years younger than my Dad so I do know something of the world he grew … Continue reading

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Sahota’s numbers betray him

Local GP Onkar Sahota is playing his full part in Labour’s efforts to keep the NHS at the centre of its political campaigning in the run-up to the next general election. He “retweeted” this tonight – for non-tweeters that means … Continue reading

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Onkar Sahota will get an early visit from CQC

Today the Daily Mail went over the top with its front page. The CQC’s risk based approach to doing assessments of GP’s surgeries seems sound and it is good they are being transparent and publishing the whole thing. The Daily … Continue reading

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Labour’s union funded campaign denies its own NHS record

Today Ealing’s Labour campaigners were bolstered by a group of young people who came out to talk about the NHS in Acton. They were taking part in a union funded campaign that essentially insists that the NHS must be run … Continue reading

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Typically Dr Sahota is only telling half of the story

Local GP and Labour politician Onkar Sahota has been writing on the LabourList blog. Typically Dr Sahota is only telling half of the story. North West London’s Shaping a Healthier Future programme is merely the local roll out of Labour’s … Continue reading

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Does Sahota believe a word of it?

.@DrOnkarSahota #VotingMatters when it comes to the NHS 5 key NHS pledges 1 aim #SaveOurNHS People's #vote4nhs pic.twitter.com/TjLOMExJ51 — peoplesvote4nhs (@peoplesvote4nhs) October 6, 2014 This morning local Labour assembly member for Ealing and Hillingdon, Onkar Sahota, retweeted this five point … Continue reading

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GPs want their cake and eat it

Today sees the start of the Royal College of GP’s annual conference and is marked by a media blitz by their chairman Maureen Baker. Again and again Baker overstates her case. Baker is seeking a 37.5% increase in resources for … Continue reading

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15,500 take the trouble to respond to NHS NWL consultation

According to the Evening Standard this morning 15,500 responded to the NHS North West London’s “Shaping a Healthier Future” consultation. Local Conservatives spent the summer encouraging residents to respond to the consultation as we were acutely aware that this was … Continue reading

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