Statement by The RT Hon Lord Owen on the Eve of The Report Stage of The Health and Social Care Bill

Still Fatally Flawed – The Proposed NHS for England

The great majority of the bodies that speak for the health professions are now calling into question the fundamentals of the Health and Social Care Bill.  Ever since I published Fatally Flawed on my website[1] on 30 March 2011, I have been waiting and hoping that most of the Royal Colleges would realize that the Health and Social Care Bill was quite unlike any other legislation on the NHS put forward for debate since 1946. The very size of the Bill and its complexity makes it unamendable… To read more click here

To view Lord Owen’s interventions during the Report Stage of the Bill  on 8 February 2012 click here