Social care – so what do we do?

By James Jacobs / @jameswjacobs Social Care is in crisis. We know this as a certainty. The pressures of not only an ageing population but the ever-increasing consensus that people have individual and acute needs are growing. This means that it’s not just extra staffing that would help, but specialist staffing. And because there isn’t … Continued

Challenging the right on health and social care

By Cllr Bev Craig / Cllr Bev Craig When the National Health Service was created, it was bold and radical, embodying the best of postwar socialism, implemented in the face of opposition and cynicism to create a new political consensus. It offered hope of a better future and put social equality and universalism at its … Continued